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BISHOP & Co., HANKERS
Honolulu, HnwMInn Islands.
Draw Exchange on the
mink ol Culil'ofiiia. S. V.
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. M. Rothschild .feSon, London.
Tho Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
Tho Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
'Tim Hank of New Zealand: Auckland,
r unrisiciitircu, aim ntuiiiguiu,
"The Hank of British Columlila, Vie
torln, II. C. and Portland, Or.
Transact n General Banking ltu?lncs.
$lu giljj aiU.dhu
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party.
Bit estibllsbol far the benefit of till.
SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Gymnasium, Skating, 7.
Gospel Temperance Meeting at
Casino at the Park, open all day.
Bethel Sunday School, at H:-lf.
Fort St. Church S. S. nt!:l.r.
St. Andrew's Cathedral S. S. 10.
Bethel, Services, morning and
St. Andrews' Cathedral, .service,
morning and evening.
Tort St. Church, service, morning
The other day wo exposed certain'
glaring misstatements of the Adver
tiser relative to our sanitary statis
tics. The article from which those
misstatements were taken contains
several other assertion" on the same
subject which are perhaps also worth
exposing. First, it denied that the
statistics of the Boaul of Health are
"imperfect" that i, that they arc
imperfect in tho sense in which our
contemporary understood us: that,
to quote the Advertiser' r. own lan
guage, "the impcrfectness spoken
of was the result of negligence or
indifference." Now, although wo
only alluded to the imperfection in
cidentally as to a generally accepted
fact, since tho Advertiser has chal
lenged tho truth of tho remark we
arc prepared to prove it in its full
acceptation. The returns published
by the Board tire imperfect grossly
and notoriously so. Tho evidence
in proof of this charge has been
published more than once. No at
tempt to meet that evidence has ever
been made, and it stands to-day
unanswered and unanswerable.
Then, as to whether the " impcrfect
ness" was due to " negligence or
indifference." The Jlincniidn
Monthly having been referred to in
this discussion, wo shall quotc'thc ex
perience of tho.editor of that poiiodi
cal as given by him in the June
For about fourteen months, viz. :
from June 5th, 1882, to July :Jlst,
1883, tho editor of the Monthly
held the position of assistant physi
cian to tho Government dispensary,
Dr. Fitch being the physician in
charge of that institution. Our
readers arc all aware of the extraor
dinary and unprecedented popularity
of Dr. Fitch among the natives at
that time, and of tho almost incre
dible numbers, considering the size
of tho population, who applied to
him for treatment, not only at tho
dispensary but also at their homes'.
It is certain that tho great bulk of
tho sickness occurring among the
native population in and around
Honolulu during the period named
came under the personal observation
of either Dr. Fitch or the writer.
Jinny of these people were, suffering
from chronic ailments ; many were
hopeless cases of incurable disease,
never seen until in the last stages.
As a necessary consequence the
number of deaths occurring in the
dispensary practice was large. Under
these circumstances our readers will
be perhaps surprised to learn that
never in so much as ono solitary in
stance in the writer's dispensary
practice, nor in that of Dr. Fitch,
as stated by that gentleman, was
any certificate required or any in
quiry made as to the cause of death
in any one of all those cases." If
tho nbovois not sufllcicnt evidence
of " negligence or indifference " we
arc prepared to offer further testi
mony on the samo point.
The Advertiser asserts that the
districts from which the two Boards
receive their returns arc not identical.
Wo challenge that journal to give
tho boundaries of these two districts,
respectively, and show wherein tlioy
differ. The Board of Education
' ''statistics cmbraco the entire District
oflvona on this island, extending
.from Mauunltm on ono side to Moa-
'4'naluu on the other. If tho Board of
Health district is the same, then tho
Advertiser lias prevaricated. If It
only embraces a portion of the
other, then the deaths being taken
from a portion of the district and
the population estimated for tho
whole, a correction of the error, so
as to make the two constituencies
identical, would only make the death
rate appear still larger. Wo have
no space for more to-day, but tho
subject is by no means exhausted.
The local Chinese newspaper
comes out to-day entitled, " The
Hawaiian Chinescs News." The
man who writes English " but in
differently well " must bo engaged
on the staff of our interesting con
temporary. The Bri.i.mix was the first papor
to gel its Independence Day history
straight, although its editor was
referred to tho other day, by one of
its blundering contemporaries as
having been "only a dogwatch" in
The gentleman who puts his
InitiaN lo the leader in this morn
ing's Advertiser, ets forth in that
article that the Democratic Govern
ment will be more favorable to Reci
procity than the Republican. Bumps
and Jinks must regard him, then,
as a very naughty man to have
figured in the committee to get up a
huge demonstration over the Re
publican victory that the Alameda's
news did not contain.
There is too much reason to fear
that a very large proportion of
Honolulu people arc like our chan
ticleer they crow for the winning
side every time. No doubt, should
to-day's mail bring news that Blaine
is elected after all, all the turpentine
and methylated spirits in town will
be bought up in an hour, to get the
brown paint out of the hats that
changed from Blaine to Cleveland
The Chamber of Commerce has
taken what must be commend
ed as wise action, in resolving
that its members shall regard
silver certificates at par from
December 1st, the date for the gold
standard to go into effect. This
will prevent an injurious'run for the
gold forming the security for our
convenient paper currency.
" Thn Jlttlletin appears to be a
little out in its knowledge of Ameri
can history, judging from its at
tempt to correct the Uuzettc as to
what happened during the canvass
for tho Presidency when Lincoln
was elected." If the Advertiser,
which gets off the above, had given
an instance of Mr. Lincoln's stump
ing the country after his nomination
in 1800, we should have tumbled
without waiting for the Gazette to
If strong feelings upon politics,
when they think of them at all,
should entitle women to the suffrage
they ought to have the privilege
rigid away. Mrs. J. F.llen Foster,
of Iowa, recently resigned from the
national Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union because she was
unable to endorse its action in pass
ing a resolution favoring the Pro
hibition party. We have heard, too,
of ladies in Now York who issued
invitations to dinner on the day
after the declaration of tho Presi
dential vote, turkey to bo served if
theii favorite was elected and cod
fish if he was not.
It is remarked that while much
news is given about the Duchy of
Brunswick by the English papers,
i thoy accept with serenity tho con
i elusion that the Duke of Cumberland
will be robbed of his inheritance by
Prussia. Even the demand of tho
German papers Hint the Reichstag
pass a law barring foreign princes
from German inheritances, which
is aimed at tho'Duko of Edinburgh's
heirship to tho Duke of Gotha, has
not raised a ripple of comment in
England. Perhaps the English
people are laying for a pretext to
got rid of the numerous German
retinue of Queen Victoria's court
which is billeted upon British tax
payers. Wo arc credibly informed that a
cat domesticated with a family liv
ing opposite the immigration sheds,
Knknnlco, is far gone with leprosy,
la face being partly eaten nway.
Members of tho family keeping this
hideous pot minglo freely with other
people, the head of it working on
the Marino Railway, and an innumc
rablo company of dogs nnd cats arc
upon intimate terms with the nlllicled
puss. It is said, also, but this wo
are nut sure of, that a member of
the family is an inmate of the lazar
etto on Molokai. There would there
fore seem to be abundant.occasion
for prompt nnd thorough inspection
of the residents of that immediate
quarter. The Government physi
cian of Kakaako, wo are informed, is
aware of the case of the cat, nnd if
he docs not have it put out of tho
way immediately he incurs a grave
I'hvt rets upon my Hr-t.
Whlfel sitting In my fceeond;
And In my whole 1 lest with ease,
And easy It Is reckoned.
Of my first my second own a pair-
So do you and I ;
And now, I am miic, with little care
You'll aw mo If you try.
1 A kind of sea-going vessel.
'.'To hate extremely.
:i A great Elliptic.
I A sweet luxury,
fi The plural of a domcMlc ulcusll.
I am made of two word", comprising
My 1, 1, 11. 8, 10, (, makes wheel go
My !. !1, 7, 111, Is never haul In any
My ". !2, 12, Is to obtain poosion of.
My whole is the name of a popular
Democrat In Honolulu.
lt lino sioro A consonant.
2nd The way somo creatures drink.
Ilrd The home of birds of prey.
lth A book whoe usefulness never
survives a year.
flth Describe a man who bet on
0th A signal of drowsiness.
7th A consonant.
M line down A vowel.
2nd The whole.
itrd A well-known fruit.
lth Part of a lady's equipment for a
(lth An organ of -ense.
7th A consonant.
ANSWERS TO LAST WEEK'S PUZZLES.
To Diamond I'ules
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To a Changing Scene llattle, lUtlle.
To .Syllable Enigma For-ward.
To Charade Pan-try.
To Xiiniciieal Enigma Xlupalpal.
To Square Woid
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Answers to Syllable Enigma anil Nu-
ineileal Enigma received from Antonio
A BLACK MARK, broken to saddle,
gentle and a line trotter.
8S1 tf APPLY THIS OFFICE.
rpiIE MAIL by the
Will close at the Post Olllce,
At 10 a.m., Monday,
Dec. 1,188 1.,
" LATE LETTER BAG " will he
kept oncn till 11 :30. a.m., to receive
late letters, on which an additional fee
of Flvo Cents each letter must bo paid.
Letters for Kkoistkation will bo re
ceived till 9 o'clock on Saturday.
Persons mailing correspondence on
the morning of tho steamer's departure,
aio requested to stamp all letters before
II. M. AVH1TNEY, P.M.O.
Post OHlcc. Honolulu, Nov. 27th. 1881.
Grand Xmas Night Sale.
Wu aro Instructed by Messrs. Lycnii it
Co. to hold a grand Evening Sale of
Elegant Xmas Presents,
At their store on Fort St ,
X SATUKDAY MtaUT,
Dec. 0, at 7 o'clock,
LYONS sfc LEVEY,
875 lw Auctioneer.
ON nnd after this date, Mr. J. E.
Wiseman will tako chargo of my
books, distribute and collect my bills
without exception. His receipt will bo
PEOHGE TROUSSEAU. M.D.
Honolulu, Nov. 21, 1834. 874 tf
I fOMSir.NC'INH I
Saturday, Nov, 29,
Chas. J. fishers
$5000 worth Silver presents
Will be given away during
Castors, &c, tSLc,
to every customer purchasing to the
amount of $2. .10 worth
82,500 worth of Toys
and Christmas Presents will be
given away during this sale
to every customer buying 81 worth
Don't liny Toyn for Clirisl
litns, but cull at unco at
Corner Fort & Hotel Sts.
i i i
Honolulu, Nov. 2 lth. 188L
Gentlemen owing hills to William
Fennel) will plento call and pay beforo
the Mth of December, any bills owing
by him will lip paid on presentation, by
lihu ut Mr. P. Dnllon's Harness Store
No. 113 King street, Honolulu. 870 2w
K VCf ri
n &rAt m
Corner or I'orl Hint Hotel S(h.
OEDINGS'S EXPltKSS has removed
to Xo. 81 King btrect, directly op
posite the old Maud. All orders prompt
ly attended to at reasonable rates. Tele
phono No. 8fl. 857 lin
Elt. IIYAN will carry on the huM.
ness of Uoat Uiiilillng, Repairing,
&c, so long conducted on by II. li.
Hyun, at the old stand on Kllauea street.
t2T All orders pioinutly attended to.
' fclili 1 in
Fiom and after tho 1st of
December next, Tickets
botli for Cabin and Deck
Passengers per steamcis of tliu Inter
Island Steam Navigation Co. can bo
had at their olUce, on tho wharf, at tho
foot of Fort strict. Those who fail to
provide themselves with tickets will bu
charged extra. Per order,
.1, ENA. Jr., Secretary.
Honolulu, Nov. 2!.', 1881. 874 lit
MR. W. C. PARKE
HAS AN OFFICE Over llishop & Co.'s
Hank, nnd will be happy to attend
to any business entrusted to his core.
PAI'EH-KULElt and BLANK-UOOK
Hook Binding of all description neatly
and promptly executed.
Ga.etto Ilulliilng - - Merchant street
t r?m -
Commencing on the .1st day of Deccmhor,
:md continuing throughout tho month, we
will offer our entire stock, without reserve,
at cost. All classes of goods are included
in this offering, and genuine bargains may '
be obtained strictly for cash.
B. F. EHLERS& CO., Fort St
FANCY GOODS" 'EMPORIUM
Novelty Head Quarters !
3ELA.J3L JFOJEL ITEOE 'Jff 03UIIKA.YS5 !
MAKK YOUNG AND OLD HAPPY.
PRESENTS FOR BABIES, '
" " CHILDREN,
i' " GIRLS,
" " BOYS,
" " LADIES,
" " GENTLEMEN, I'
. " YOUR GIRL, " ."'"' '
" " YOUR MOTHER,
" ' " YOUR FATHER,
" " YOUR GRXND-MOTIIER,
" " YOUR GRAND-FATHER,
YOUR GREAT GRAND-MOTHER,
,! YOUR GREAT GRAND-FATIIER,
", " YOUR RELATIONS,
Can now be selected from thc stock of HoUda- Goods now being opened
AT THE HAWAIIAN BAZAR.
JJS?" Call, examine and sec the largest stock in the Kingdom, -"a
872 KENNEDY & CO., Proprietors.
JOSEPH. E. WISEMAN,
Tho Only Recognized General Business Agent on the Hawaiian Islands.
ESTABLISHED 1 870.
Offlces in Campbell's Fire-proof Building, 27 Merchant St., Honolulu, H. I.
X. O. J3ox :il n : : : : rTelojMiono 173.
I I3IAlta,ai3KN'X,H J
HEAL ESTATE AGENT Uuys and tells Real Estate in all parts of the KhiL'
doin. Rents Oillcci, Houses, Cottages and Rooms.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR "WILDEIt'S INTER-ISLAND STEAMEHS-Toui
tats nml the Traveling Public will apply to me for Tickets and Information to
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW
YORK The Largest, Giandest and Soundest Institution of its kind in the
AGENT FOR THE GREAT BURLINGTON RAILWAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Route excels all other routes going East, the teencrv being the graudut,
the meals the ehoieest and the Palace andDining Cars llio'handsomest and inoht
EMPLOYMENT AGENT Finds Employment for all Fccking work in the vari
ous branches of industry on the Islands.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE CITY OF LONDON FIRE INSURANCE CO.
Tho best known Company in the Islands.
CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER Enters Goods at Custom Bouse, pays and discharges
Freight nnd Duty Bills under power of Attorney.
MONEY BROKER Loans Money at all times on first-class securitiy.
GENERAL BUBINESS AGENT LegM Papers of every description drawn. Bills
Distributed and Collected. Books and Accounts kept nnd adjusted. Records
Searched. Rents Collected. Taxes nnd Insuiancc on Properly looked after
Copvlng and Engrossing done. Advertisements, Newspaper Ai tides, Corres
pondence and Commercial Business of every nature promptly and accurately
attended t. J
AGENT FOR THE NEW MUSIC HALL AT IIONOLULU-Compauies nbroad
will correspond with mo for terms, etc. Orders for Island Shells, Cm Ios. Lava
Specimens, Native Views and Photos carefully filled nnd forwarded to all mrta
ol tho Woild. l
EST Information appertaining to tho Inlands given and all coircsnondeuco faith,
.it)si:i'ia u. WINEUAX,
873 Conoral Business Agent, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Books nnd Accounts and Cus
tom House Businoss prompt
ly, carefully and accurately
J. E. WISEMAN,
General Business Agent, Merchant St.
Telephone 172 P. O. Box 31G.
I70R GENTLEMEN ONLY. Apply
? to MRS. TURNER, &2 King Street,
nenrly opposito tho Windsor Restaurant,
0110 ly b
& lei Year's Gifts
JNO. A. PALMER,
Collector, Itenl llntsite,
Woiioral ItiiNincNM Agent.
Oflho In Campbell's New Block,
81.rtf Room No. 7, Up-Stiilr.
A FEW CHOICE BUILDING LOTS,
also Residence properly on tliu
Plains at n bargain.
Je'or Jtent Several well furnished
rooms, in nrivnto families gool lora.
tion. Plcnsant rooms for two gentle,
men, with privilege of keeping 3 horses
A SMALL COTTAGE AT LELEO.
Apply to T. W. RAWLINS,
831 tf Soap Works