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TllUltSDAY, MARCH 1!), 1885.
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES.
Liko most things, tills mny bo
ilouo in a right or vnong way, mid
from a high or low motive. Few
peoplo can afford to ditrogard ap
pearances. A man must be very
lich, rcry clever, or very useful, to
be privileged to wear an old familiar
cont nnd a "shocking bad hat."
Ordinary people by being shabby
may lose u bundled times the cost
of n good suit of clothes. lCmploy
ci3 like the people in their employ
ment. to keep up appearances by
dressing well. If you are anxious
to keep in a good situation, dress
Costly thy habit n thy puisc can buy
-But riot exnrecil In fancy: llch, not
"When a man in receipt of a good
salary dresses badly, it excites sus
picion as much a extravagance in
bis amusements and gicat display in
'dress. In one case he is suspccUd
of spandlng his own money ill, in
the other of using that of his em
ployer. Those who keep up appear
ances get more assistance of every
kind. It is easier to borrow 'ten or
twenty pounds in a good suit of
clothes than five shillings in an old
coat and shabby hat. "The apparel
oft proclaims the man." Strangers
must form their opinion of strangers
from outward and visible signs. Wc
may reconsider our verdicts upon
further acquaintance ; but in the ab
sence of this, what can wo think
when first introduced to a man ex
cept "appearances arc against him,"
or "I liko his look?"
An old colonel who once com
manded a crack cavalry regiment
told the writer with pride that his
men used to look as. if they be
lieved that the whole town belonged
to them. This was keeping up the
appoarance of th regiment. If you
carry yourself as if you had a thou
sand pounds at your command,
many defects and blemishes will re
main unnoticed. Here is an inci
dent taken from "Six Months in
the Banks ; or, Tin Gentleman Pri
vate," which illustrates the effect,
or want of effect, of not keeping up
appearances. "Ono evening," writes
the Gentleman Private, "I had gone
into a shop at Shcemess to make
some purchases, when I saw a mild
looking, elderly gentleman standing
by the counter, while two young
ladies, evidently his daughters, were
buying something. I (paid no par
ticular attention to him, and he
made no remark to me. When he
had gone out with his daughters the
shopwoman laughed and asked me if
I did not know my own colonel.
, 'Was that the colonel? I never saw
him before. I shouldn't have taken
Him for an officer, though, by his
shabby hat and old Inverness.' 'I
w'dnderod why you didn't salute
him. He doesn't dress very well,
- but he's a very nice gentleman.' "
. v The same writer relates how a
well-conducted fellow soldier who
bad fallen from the position of an
officer never got the chance of again
rising,) because "ne always nangeu
down his head, and people ate accus
tomed to treat a man much accord
ing to the respect which ho shows
for himself." "Why the deuce do
he hold 'is 'ead down like that?"
asked the sergeant-major, angiily.
"As he's been an officer he ought to
know how to be'avc 'isself better.
What use 'ud lie be as a non-commissioned
officer if ho didn't dare
look 'is men in the face? If a man
wants to be a soldier, I say let him
cock his chin up, switch his stick
about a bit, and give a crack over
the 'ead to anybody who comes
foolin' round 'im, else he might just
as well be a Methodist parson."
The chorus of a well-known song
describes a class of peoplo who
deserve not a little sympathy and
Too proud to beg, too honest to steal, a
Wo know what it Is to be wanting
Our tatters nnd rags we try to conceal;
We belong to the shabby genteel."
The struggles of such persons to
concetti their tatters and rags, and
generally to keep up appearances, are
very pathetic nnd very praise
worthy; and yet they receive hut
little encouragement, for so-called
philanthropists and careless alms
givers are1 frequently guilty of the
cruelty or fostering the good-for-nothing
at the expense of the good.
When they enter a houio empty of
everything but filth, or see a beggar
in rags, their hearts and purses open.
Professional mendicants, understand
jing this, keep up the appearance of
poverty tho "trappings and signs
of woe." Not so tho hard-working
and deserving poor. They may
"have that within which passeth
show" sad hearts and hungry
stomachs but thoy brush their
threadbare clothes, polish their sole
iess 'shoes, and do all in their power
to keep up appearances.
' But nowhere is the attempt to keep
up appearances moro praiseworthy
than in the case of those who have
to keep house upon small incomes.
Tp make both ends meet and pay
one'i way is very difficult in these
hard times. No wonder that hard
working women amongst tho poor
tnko nn honest prldo in telling you
that they havo always tried to keep
themselves and their eiiildicn res
pectable, or, ns people In tho middle
class would say, to keep tip appear
ances. An honest attempt to do this
is always something of which to bo
piotid. The cotter's wife jn Burn's
WT her needle and her sheni.i
Oars auUl clues look nmalst as well's the
deserves the title of a heroine for
her efforts to keep up appoaianccs.
It need not be said that in house
keeping, as in other things, there is
a wrong way of keeping up appear
ances. When outward show is pre
feried to substantial comfoit, when
people go into debt to support larger
houses and give better dinners than
their neighbors, this vain-glory
causes endless worry and misery,
and fails to gain even the desired
applause. "Let us not be vain
glorious, provoking one nnother,en
vying one another."
How often do we wecm to our
selves to be keeping up appearances
in the best possible way when we
are doing the reverse ! We do not
see ourselves as others see us. A
story i3 told of the painter Xcuxis,
how lie reproved a certain high
priest of Great Diana of the Ephe
sians, who discoursed of pictures in
the artist's studio with so reckless
an audacity of ignoianco that tho
very lads who were grinding colors
could jnot refrain from giggling,
whereupon Xcuxis said to his tbo
eloquent friend, "As long as you
kept 'from talking you were the ad
miration of these boys, who were all
wonder at your rich attire and the
number of yor servants; but now
that you havo ventured to expatiate
unon the arts of which you kno.v
nothing, they are laughing at ypu
Silence may hide ignorance, and
often keeps up appearances much
better than speech. Denouncing the
vapid verbiage of shallow praters,
Carlyle exclaims, "Even Triviality
and Imbecility that can sit silent,
how respectable are they in com
parison!" It was said of ono who
was taken for a great man so long
as he held his peace, "This man
might have been a councillor of
state till he spoke; but having
spoken, not the beadle of a ward."
O, iny Antonio, I do know of those.
That therefore only arc reputed wie
For saying nothing.
Loid Lytton tells the story of a
groom married to a rich lady, and in
consequent trepidation of being ridi
culed by the guests in his new home.
An Oxford clergyman gave him
this advice, "Wear a black coat,
and hold your tongue." The groom
was soon considered the most gentlp-
manlyperson in the county. Queen.
Building Hots for Sale.
SEVERAL building lots for sale or
rent at Kapalama, near the Niuhe
lewai bridge, on the Ewa side of the
lane leading to Austin's estate. Easy
terms. Apply to , W. G.iACHI,
Law olace of W. R. Castle. S87 tf
WENNER & CO;
Manufacturing JuwcllcrK, '
NO. 03 IOIIT STIlEE-jr.
Constantly on hand u large assortment
of every dcsciiutionof Jewelry, W.itqhes,
Gold mid Silver Plated Ware, &c.
c. j. McCarthy,
OF TUB ASTOK HOUSE
70 Hotel Street.
Ha just icceived, per Alameda, the fol
lowing choice biands of
American Cigars !
Beauty's Bower, Henry Clay,
Sampler, Stud, Crane, western Belle
La Belle California Las Ninfus,
Full Moon, Snow Drop,
IST These Cigars are manufactured
froin'thc choicest of American and Ha
Come iximI try tliem I
WHICH UOKS INIO
Most of the Houses
EASY RATES I
Wilcox's Machine Mndr.
Families and other In want of Good,
Machine Made Poi,
Can obtain the same In (inutilities to
suit by leaving orders and con.
TP. 13. OAT,
At raclflc Nalgatlon Co.'s Building,
801 Queen street. tf
Mamie & Urliii Safes !
Honolulu, Jan. 11, 1885.
C. 0. UL'UGEH, Esq.,
Agent Macncalc & Urban Safe?.
It is with great pleasure that
I add my testimony to the Fire-Proof
qualltlw of your Safes.
I bad n small single dcor Macncale A
Urban Safo In last night's terrible flic,
and. on'oDenin? tho same tills mornllic.
found Its contents consisting of Hooks,
papers, and money to the amount of
$1040-IN PERFECT CONDITION.
I,amo well satisfied with the result
that I want another No. 3 Safo at once.
GEO. M. RAUPP,
020 Germania Market.
LAIIME & CO.
Have a Largo Stock of the
VERY BEST HAT.
Which is offered at Lowest Market Prices
' Delivered Free to any part of the City
AGENTS FOS THE
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Agents for tho Hoover Telephone.
Commissioner of Deedsfor California
Telephone No. 147. 700
My Book of Instruction,
"SILK AND THE SILK WORM,"
Gives all necessary information.
Price, Twenty-Five Cents per copy.
Silk Worm Eggs, Reels, Trees, Cut
tings, Seeds, &c, lor sale at tho very
iow est market rates.
Thermometer and Barometer Combined
For use of Silk Raisers, free by mail
only 75 cents.
I will be pleased to givo information
to correspondents who apply by lecter,
inclosing two-cent stamp for reply.
Specimen Boxcs'of Cocoons & Reel
ed HUli, S5 Cents.)
None but articles of the firstquality sold
Address all communications to
Miss Nellie Lincoln Rossiler,
Practical Silk CuHurist,
I New Lisbon Bdrlinglon Co.
Also aeant for the "Kaleidoscope,"
onlv 50 els per year in'advaiirc 1)44,
Risen from tliB Aslies !
LOVE'S NEW BAKERY !
MRS. LOVE desires to intimate to
her numerous old customer and
the publc generally, that her bakery,
Destroyed toy Fire,
Has been restored in. handsomo, sub
stantial and convenient form. Sho is
therefore prepared to supply tho largest
Plain and Fancy Bread
of the best quality, and manufactured
by tho most approved'metkods. ,
Everything in tho lino of a first-class
bakery will lie carried on. with greatsr
facility than before the Are.
The Lunch & Coffee Room
is also restored in moro elegant stylo
than ever, and at rates that cannot be
underbid by any restaurant.
Brick Building, 73 Nuuanu Stroet.
Honolulu, Doc. 12, 1881. 802
S. 31. CABTEB,
AGENT TO TAKE
Acknowledgments to Labor Contracts.
Office with Mr. Fishbourne. 009 8m
A PURE, WHOLEBOME, RE
According to the highest and best medl.
Manufactory, : : ; No,l3LilihaSt.1
P, O. Box, 370, Telephone, 284.
jt&All orders reccivo prompt atteation.
.AlnJtcn, HLMirQnccn Si.
O. .T. IlAiium:, Froprlcior.
Contracting; & Building
Mouldings and Finish always on hand.
ESP Orders promptly ntlcadod to. "VJSci
Jlnrrt nnd Soft Stove Wood.
034 Cut and Split ly
TTAVING ENLARGED THESE
Central & Commodious Stables
wc nro prepared to furnish first-cliiss
turnouts with geullo horses, with or
without drlvcrp, A line wagonette in
Hnclts at all Hour.
day and night. Horses taken to board
by day, week, or month, on icasonablo
terms. Saddle horses to let.
JEZorscM J3oiif-lit um1 Sold,
C. W. MACFARLANE, ) ,,
E. R. MILES, jProPiS
im or'Tclcphono No. 32.
Corner of Fort and Hotol Bts.
? ENERAL BLACKSMITHS.
ViX Horse Shoeing a specialty
A first-class man being specially engaged
for that work.
Ship and "Wagon-work faithfully
Bhop on the Esplanade, op. Hoppcr's.204
Tin, Copner and Sheet Iron Worker
Plumber, Gas Fitter, &o.
Stoves and Ranges
of all kinds.
Plumbers' stock and metuls,
House Furnishing Goods,
77 Chandeliers, Lamps, &e.
wmomrt's s. s. co.
Leaves Honolulu ennh TiipRrltiv at
4 p.m., touching at Lahaiua, Maa
laea Bay, Makona, Mahukona, Ka
wnihae, Laupahoehoo nnd Hllo.
Returning, will touch at all the
alove ports, arriving at Honolulu
each Saturday afternoon.
t?nn trrr n a r- winrpi
w HUUVAUi K.llJUJjl,;
Tho Clipper Schooner
IMCibbling, .... Master,
Will run regularly to tho ports of
KOLOA, IIANAPEPE & WAIMEA,
KAUAI. For freight or passage apply
to the Captain ou boaid, or to the
8S0 3m Cor. Nuuanu & Queen bib,
THE l'AST 8AIIJNQ
will run jcgularly
TO WAIALUA EYERY MOrfDAY,
Returning on Thursday, weather
For freight or passage apply to tho
Captain ou board, or to
Pacific Navigation Co.,
Oiler Toi Sale
LIST OF MERCHANDISE,
Et Top Carriages.
STEAKS C OAL.
Com. Wood Chnlra,
Fine Molasses Shooks,
Ico Chests, Nos, 2, 3, and 5,
Lobsters, llblni; Boans,31btns
Hay Cutters, Nos. 1, 2, & 3.
Fairbanks Scales, Nos. 7,8,10&11
Centrifugal Lining, 14 inch ;
Comp. Nails, ljtf, 1.14 Inch.
Manila Cordage, Assorted:
Galvanized Fence Staples,
FARMERS BOILERS 20 AND 25 Wi
Sisal Rope, Assorted,
Y. METAL SHEATHING
10, 18, 20, L'2, 24 and 20 oz.;
Hair Mattresses !
Grindstones, Rubber Hose,
Hide Poison, Barbed
Wire, Refined Iron,
ANNEALED FENCE WIRE,
Galvanized Screws and Washers.
E. P.Adams, Queen st
Lyons & Levey, Queen st
Alvin H. Rasemann.. . .Gazette Building
Bishop & Co , Merchant st
W. McCandless Fibh Maikct
Boot and Shoes.
L. Adler, Nuuanu st
Clir. Qertz, Fort st
Temple of Fashion Fort st
1 Billiard Halooim
McCarthy Hotel st
Gonsalvc3 & Co Hotel st
Temple of Fashion Foit st
' Cabinet' JlakciN.
W. Miller '. .' Holul st
Lycau& Co Foit st
Carriage 'if ukci'N.
W. II. Page,'-- Fort st
Hawaiian Carriage Co., Quocnst
Clears and Tobacco.
C. McCarthy. . . . .'. ABtor Billiard S aloon
Noltes Beaver Saloon, Fort st
Fisher's Champagne Cider,.. ..Liliha fat
Candy Factory nnd Bakery.
F. Horn Hotel st
Carpenters and Builders.
F. Wilholm t iKing st
G. Lucas Fort st
WT Rhoads Queen st
Dry and Fancy Goods.
N.S. Sachs Fort st
J. T. Waterhouse Queen st
J.T. WnterhouBC, King st
J. T. Watcrhouso, Foit st
B. F. Ehlers & Co., Fort st
M. A. Gonsalvcs & Co., Hotel st
Temple of Fashion Fort Bt
Every Description of Jo. Printing
Executed with neatness and dispatch, '
Daily Bulletin Steam Printing Office,
Bills of Lading
- jBHlV'lBlBHd d&i
Hcnson, Smith & Co,,- km .Fort ol
Ilollistcr & Co., .Nuuanu st
Holllstcr& Co Foit ft
Drnjngn and Cnrtnce.
Frnnk Hustace, Queen si
G. Robinson, Queen si
Mrs. Turner, King bl
Flrn Inmiranco Accntw.
11. Rlcmcnschncldcr,. .at Wilder & Co'h.
C. O. Bergcr, Merchant st
Ucnt'H I'lirnUliluc Goods.
Ehlers &. Co., Fort Bt
N. S. Saclip, Fortst
Gonial vc & Co.,... Hotel st
11 S Trcloan. Fort &, Hotel Bin
GrocrrlM nnd l'rolnlonN.
A. S. Clcghoin&Co Queen st
Wolfe &; Edwards,.. .Fort it Nuuanu stl
Levels .S: Co Hold si
Itol'HO Hlioolnp; HhonH.
Wilson Bros., Fort st
llornc Tralncrn, Ar,
II Keith Kaplolaul Park
L Brundttgo Queen & Punchbow I
Levy & Woodlium.OrdcM at WUcitmn'a
Hay and Feed Htoica.
Wolfe & Edward3....Kliig A Nuuauu sts
Union Feed Co., Queen st
Lliuo &Co Fort bt
G. E. Sherman Kings!
Dillingham & Co., ,. Fortbt
J. T. Waterhoubc, Queen M
Importers ft Com. Merchants.
G. W. Macfarlane A Co., Fort st
C. Browerifc Co Queen el
Lyons & Levey Queen st
M. S. Griubaum & Co Queen st
W. G. Irwin & Co Fortst
A. S. Cleghorn & Co., Queen st
J.T. Waterhouse, Queen bt
Frcelh & Peneock Nuuanu st
Castloifc Cooke, King st
WlngWoTai A Co Nuuanu st
O. O. Bergcr j Merchant st
Hyman Bros Merchant st
Wcnnsr & Co Fort st
W. Auld, Water Works Oillct
J. A. Hasslngcr, Interior Office
W. O. Akana King st
Lowers & Cooke Fort st
Wilder & Co Fortst
JMlltnery uud ,Dren Making.
Mrs. A. M. Mellls, Fortst
Dr. Emerson, Kukui st
J. M. Oat Ji.&Co., Merchants
Plumbers nnd Pointers.
E. C. Rowe,. . . . King st
unnvB as runups mug st
J. Nolt, Kaahumanu st
Mas Kohm Fort st
Williams A Co., Fortst
A Herbert Kalihi Valley
J Emmeluth Manoa Valley
Tuning & Sluslcal Instruments.
Lycan os Co., Fort st
Noltes Beaver Saloon Fori st
Windsor Restaurant King st
Tourist's Retreat,. nouuapo,Kau, Hawaii
Ileal Kutnto Agents.
J. E. Wiseman, . . . - Merchant st
A. S. liar I well, over Bank
J. M . Davidson Kaahumanu st
A. Rosa Gdv't'Building
W. A. Whiting, Kaahumanu st
J. Russell, Merchant st
S. B. Dole, Kaahumanu st
F. M. Hatch, Kaahumaun st
R. F. Bickcrlon,.b Merchant st
Cecil Brown, -.... 'Merchant st
J. M. Mousairat Merchant st
T. W. Rawlins King st, Leleo
J- M. Oat Jr. & Co Merchant st
J. M. Oat &Co., f...Quoeu st
Pierce A Co Queonst
J. Nott j. .Kaahumanu s
II. S. Tregloan Fortst
Inter-Island S. N. Co Esplanade
Wiider's S. S. Co., Fort & Queen sts
Pucific M S S Co Fort & Queen sts
O. S. S. Co., Foit A Queen st
Pacific Navigation Co Queen st
Jas Brodie .'.'... "Berctanla st
Wood and Coal Dealers,
Frank Hustace, Queen st
Wines and Spirits,
G. W. Macfarlane A Co.,.Kaahumann et
Freeth & Peacock Nuuanu st
Brown & Co Merchant st
Wenncr A Co Fort st
k V -J62S &. t
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