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TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1885.
IIV JI.VV IUU.INU1IAM.
To-day we faMilon Destiny,
Our web i)f Fate we ipln.
Far away on u group of islands in
the North Pacific Ocean, in a warm
sunny clime, where the poet says it
seems always afternoon, lies a gar
den. "Well, what of that?" ays
the New Englandcr; "Are there
not gardens all over the world?"
Alt yes, but I know your gardens,
stiff rows of sunflowers and holly
hocks, beds of peppermint and
larkspur, sweet william and coreopsis.
The seeds were carefully saved by
somebody's great-grandmother, and
you fished them out of an old bag in
a musty corner of the dark garret,
and planted them in the same old
earth which uouiished such flowers
u hundtcd years ago.
What do we lind here? Opcu
fields, hillsides, picturesque stone
walls, winding roads, a small forest
of rich, living green ; a cool, bub
bling spring; a stream, a miniature
lake, and, back of all, a glimpse of
a picture as beautiful as one could
wish to see. A little rough hill is
in the foreground, which, the learned
man tolls us, once had a heart of
living fire, and when enraged at
peaceful Mother Nature, bubbled
over like a boiling pot. Hut when
Father Time, with the help of wind
and rain and some of Mother Na
ture's suggestions, had rubbed and
softened, smoothed and soothed the
little spitfire, she had settled down
to be very quiet but firm, with a
good man' sharp points and rough
nesses which Mother Earth each
year tried to cover with n soft green
mantle. Behind this rise beautiful
peaks, sometimes enveloped in a
damp while veil, and sometimes in a
warm, soft haze, while the cool
breath of the morning steals softly
down over the plain. Above all is
the clear blue sky, dazzling in its
brightness, or, as the case may be,
hung with white rolling clouds which
give one a feeling of rest and peace.
"But why this large plain? Who
is its proprietor? What is grown
there?" you ask. Allow me to ex
plain, good friend. This is the gar
den. This lovely spot was once a
city of refuge, I believe, for people
who had done wrong, but when the
missionaries came to these fair isles,
this portion was given to one of
them, lie planned to benefit the
world by the plants to be grown
there, and he wished also to make it
an attractive resort for playful girls
and boys. So a stream of water
was led from the spring down to the
front part of the garden, a fountain
made, trees planted, a drive laid out,
and then coral stones, lumber, etc.,
were gathered together, and a hot
house was built on the oast side of
the lawn. This work being com
pleted the announcement was made
that contributions of plants from
any friends would bo acceptable.
Presently gifts having been made,
another building was erected for tho
careful rearing of the plants. One of
tho missionaries went to this portion
of the island and undertook the care
of the establishment, with tho help
of two or three under gardeners and
The garden prospered, the flowers
all flourished under the sun and rain
and watchful care of the gardeneis,
and the trees grew to a great height
as the years rolled awaj. The gar
deners were changed from time to
time, and some of the most beautiful
plants were removed to diffcrcut
parts of the world, carrying with
them perfume, beauty, or medical
properties, thus icady to bless not
only the outside world but the hearts
of those good men who had planned
this modern Eden.
But flowers were not the only
thiugs raised here ; the birds soon
found their way to this delightful
spot, and also frogs were introduced.
For the benefit of the last-named, as
they were a variety peculiar to the
climate, a place was reserved on the
front lawn that they might have
right to gymnastic exercises, and
immediately a "nine" was gotten
up, and many a delightful game took
place iu the gloaming. Then a
marine club was formed, and, as
they held their meetings beneath u
myrtle tree, they named tho now
organization the "Myrtle Club,"
and I can assure you they won all
the races tried iu the pond.
An instructress in vocal music
was provided, that tho birds might
have every advantage for their edu
cation iu this line. This was a suc
cess, for among tho songsters wero
found a fow nightingales and several
orioles, while canaries anil linnets
were abundant. Seeing this tho
frogs would have felt hurt, had not
the kind teacher opened her doors
to as many as cared to sing. Many
embraced the opportunity, and, after
long drilling and patient clearings of
throats, hopped off to other bogs,
there to impart the knowledge they
had gained, and ever to praise the
beautiful garden and its kind managers.
Tho years havo been good years
in the garden. There have been gay
times and sad times, and sweet times
and busy times. Ono of tho night-'
ingales left tho garden, ana soared
away over hill and dale, mountain
and uca, and her songs aro now
heard in crowded concert halls. In
later times a most beautiful Lily,
ono of the Benlleld variety, was
transplanted to a cooler climate,
where it still thrives.
The New Englandcr may turn up
his nose and talk about the beauty
of trulli, and sniff at what I am
going to say as if he had never be
lieved in fairies, gliosis or goblins,
but although it may seem odd, please
remember that, "we can never know
the tiuth: through a mysterious
world we go," as some ono has said.
" Yes, it is all mystery, but some
time the stained glass of supersti
tion, fable and falsehood will be re
moved and the clear sunlight of
truth will shine in upon us: until
that lime we shall not bo able to
shake off the legendary beliefs which
seem sometimes to envelop us."
Within a few years tho place has
been wonderfully improved. An
old hothouse has been replaced by a
magnificent structure, where every
advantage is to be had iu the way of
ventilation, water, room, etc. Under
one of the recent gardeners, Wells
were sunk and Watcrhouscs were
immediately needed for their pro
tection. These both served a valua
ble purpose in the growth of the
ferns, Mayflowers and moss near at
hand. These greeneries, as they
are sometimes terncd, are tended by
a gardener called a Mossman.
The chief gardener to-day is a
man of very great Mcrritt, having
under him efficient co-workers.
Great attention has been paid this
year to the study of the physiology
of the flowers, and in order that the
minds of the plants you didn't
know they had any ; well, you would
belter look it up might be enlight
ened concerning their peculiar organ
ization they were taken on several
excursions where they might sec
plant life in its natural state. They
were also given instruction as to the
composition of tho earth in which
they grew, that they might choose
nutritious substances for their food.
The frogs and birds were introduced
to the stud' of zoology, in which
they rovellcd for a few months,
looking forward eagerly to the com
pletion of a new building where they
might take a bird's eye, or frog's
eye, view through the powerful
microscopes, of all an amphibian's
heart could desire.
Two new pets found their way to
the garden within the last two years,
a guinea pig and a dear little
" Mousic. " Thc latter made her
home at the feet of a tall, stately
Rose, that nodded o'er the heads of
the other flowers, till one sad day
she bruised her soft cheek against
a briar and was removed to the floral
hospital, while poor "Mousie"
rushed distractedly about. In the
winter lime came a Iloney-bce, that
whispered soft words, breathed sweet
kisses and won the hearts of half tho
flowers, and then broke them by
running away with a pretty, little
One night 1 strolled into the
grounds about twelve o'clock. The
late moon had just risen and was
shedding her soft beams over the
lawns and through the grove, while
the twinkling and plashing of the
fountain lured me on to take a seat
beside it. As J sal there, lost in
happy reverie, 1 heard a step and
presently recognized the chief gar
dener coming toward me. It seems
strange now, but I was not at all
surprised to see him even at that
hour. Without a word I rose and
took his hand. lie smiled and said,
as if I were a stranger, "Come with
me and I will show you the place."
As we walked away the frogs gave a
few feeble chirps. "Poor lads, poor
lads!" said my friend; it was a
great change for them," and he
sighed. Then turning to ine : "You
do not know, but you shall know.
This place was once a college, sur
rounded by these beautiful lawns
and drives. But, alas, alas, the
opportunities were not embraced,
the advantages were not appreciated,
and the whole institution became
gradually enchanted by the terrible
goddess Pele. Let us move on."
And he wiped his eyes. Wc camo
to ono of the Waterhouscs. "Alas,"
said my guide, "this stono building
was once an active schoolboy, who
one day pinched a little girl in class.
The teacher gave a mild punishment
for the unkindness, but Pole enraged
turned him to stone.
"Ah, but look at these fair blos
soms!" I exclaimed; "surely the
Mossman must be skilled in his art
if he can make theso Mayflowers
live in tills clime. How docs ho
treat them 5"' "Once a day they
aro sprinkled with the essence of
pulverized Latin grammars." "What
is lie talking about? Latin gram
mars! Is he daft?" "No, no. Live
and learn, my dear. These were
once three girls, Latin students.
They were not fond of the grammar,
but of courso no progress can be
' made without it, and as they did
I not use it rightly, they were changed
10 tneso Jowiy plants bearing the
name of Mayflowers." He sighed
again, then took my hand, and we
walked on toward tho wail which
formed tho western boundary of tho
garden. As we leaned on it and
looked up and down the avenue, I
began to hum softly, "Over the
Garden Wnll," when the sad face of
tho man at my sido again arrested
my attention. Pointing to tho cacti
then in bloom, he said : "Behold
these wall flowers! Not long since
they wero seven lovely girls, and
beautiful skaters ; but, alas, the en
chantment camo upon them while
they were at Wall's skating rink,
and being converted into these
creeping plants they have remained
ever since on tho wail. Ah mo ; ah
ine!" and ho passed his hand across
his pale brow.
"Poor man!" thought I, "what
can I do to divert his mind?" Touch
ing his arm, I said, ''Come, lot us
go back now to the fountain."
Crossing the lawn wo passed by a
bronze statue of a soldier in uni
form, with his hand on his sword as
if he had just halted in a march over
the grounds. I almost expected
him to give tho military saluto as
my friend said: "Sec, this statue is
in memory of a former student of
this college. ITc was a brave soldier
in the king's army and was made
captain of the 'Queen's Own,' but
the pomp and display turned his
head and took his attention from his
studies, and he was soon changed
into this adamantine figure." On
reaching the fountain wc sat down
on the cement at the base, and,
plashing my hand in the water, I
A life on the ocean wave,
A home mi the rolling deep,
Where the polywogs leap ami play,
Anil the water U three feet deep."
but I had hardly finished these
lines when he began again: "You
arc young and gay, and you cannot
realize how sad it is to see these
beautiful girls and boys under an
enchantment." "But surely they
arc happy. Look at this Lyman
Lily with her bright, cheerful face!
Could anything be more contented ?
Then the birds, now lost in sweet
slumber, with their heads under
their wings, but soon to fly forth
into the daylight with rich bursts of
music. Could they be happier! And
could a boy at his books be so well
pleased as a frog in a taro patch?"
lie paid no attention to my queries,
but said: "See the dawning is
nigh ; the morrow is here. Ah, the
saddest of morrows!" and he bowed
his head on his hands. "And why
so sad, good sir?" "Ah, you do
not know, but I will tell you. In a
few days all will be changed ."
"Another enchantment?" I inter
rupted. "No; oh no! but perhaps
you arc not aware that the birds in
this climate migrate in the summer
time ; in a few days there will not
be one left." "Oh," said I, "I
suppose you will miss them, and I
should think you would be glad to
be rid for a short time of their in
cessant chatter, peep and song, es
pecially of those over there. Pray,
why do you keep such noisy little
creatures?" "Those mynahs? Poor
tilings, my heart aches when I think
of the happy boys so full of life.
Baseball was the chief game just
before that sad time of enchantment,
and these lads just out of the class
room would scream, '1, 1,' '2,' 'J,'
'1,' '3,' and so on. Of course it
was boisterous, but they were so
happy. I didn't mind it,"and it was
a hard blow to see those bright
boys changed to these screeching
"The flowers would perish in the
summer heat if they were not ' re
moved to higher latitudes, so you
can see how lovely it will be for us
when all the plants and birds and
even the frogs arc gone; for
wc know that some will not return.
But sadder than all is the fact that
the gardener second in rank leaves
us not to come back in the autumn.
The flowers will miss his kind watch
ful care. He has been very patient
with them and it needs patience to
bend over in the heat of tho day
straightening the twigs inclined to
grow crooked, picking off the
withered leaves, pulling weeds,
smoothing v the rough ground and
coaxing the young plants to grow.
Many times has he copied glees for
the birds as well as showing other
kind attentions, and he will be
greatly misled by them. Every
frog will bewail his departure as a
friend, for often has he joined in
their gymnastic exercises and games.
Yes, yes, very sad," and leaning
his head against a tree, closing his
eyes and drumming with his Angers,
ho sang these words:
All tho morrow!
On the morrow
Birds will sing their songs of sorrow,
Flowers tears from raindrops borrow,
Anil in patches of tho turn
Frogs will croak
And sob and choke,
J'ecp and plpo
Ami ween and wipe
Tears from eyes filled on tho morrow.
"Yes, it will bo a sad parting ; it
always is, but who can blame tho
little creatures if they do return once
a year to their old haunts. As you
say, tho most will come back, and
the flowers will bo fresher iu the
autumn when it is cooler," and he
resumed his drumming and singing:
Ah theso summers!
In the summers
Birds, old friends, ami birds new
Fly away to mountain height
Or perhaps they take their flight
To some lonely ocean shore
Where the billows break and ronr.
Where thc.V change their habits, style
Being thrown aside, the whllo
And with many a laugh and shout
Hopping in. then hopping out,
Tho singers have a jolly Hint.
Flit, till t, lluttorlng
Spit, spirt, spiittcilng,
Tho singers have a jolly time.
He rose, clasped his hands, and
said, "I have told you all, all,"
then turning towards tho east: "The
sun will soon appear ; 1 must not
tarry; my doom is scaled; fare
well," and ho floated out of my
vision, leaving only theso words
ringing in my cars:
"Heaven from all creatines hides
Tho book of Fate.
All but the page prescribed.
Their present state.''
ATWO-STOHY COTTAGE, WITH
trclllscd verandahs and largo
grounds, at Palninn, lntcly occupied by
Mr. W. II. WilkInon. Bent low to
a good tenant. JOHN ROUELLO.
Notice to the Pule.
We take nlcnsutc in announcing to the
public that, in addition to our
Pastry and Confectionery Business,
We will open our
Ice Cream Paslors !
Which havo been fitted up elegantly ac
cording to our trade, on
HATUIIBAY, A.XX:L. BStli.
Our Cream will be only of Mipeilor
quality, made of genuine cream. A
we him in'iilo iiiTuiigcincnU with the
Wuodlawu Dairy tosupplv in only with
a llvst-chis article finm t ample, we
lme had of the suae, t an: able to
guarantee satisfaction. The following
assortments of lea Cirams and Shut bets
wo will keep at our opening, and nnny
more kinds if trade will justify it:
VANILLA, LEMON. CHOCOLATE. COFFEE,
STRAWBERRY. PINEAPPLE and
ORANGE AND STRAWBERRY.
Pintles supplied any day except Sun
days. Those wishing Ice Cream for
Sunday must leave their orders on Sa
turday before 9 p. in., which will ha
delivered before 10 a. m. Sunday. Tho
creams will be packed iso that they will
keep eight hours in a first-class condi
tion. Hoping to gel a share of public
patronage, and thanking the public for
their liberal past favors, wc remain, res
pectfully, MEliliEB & HAIiBE,
1003 ly King, near Alakca St.
Pioneer St'in Candy Factory & Bakery,
Manufactures all and every article- in
Confectionery and I'a-,try and Bread
Bakery from tho best anil purest mate,
llals, guaranteed free from all
Has always on band all sizes of ids Rich
and Unsurpassed Quality of
Enjoying a riclt reputation of many
years, and aro ornamented in any
style desired, and arc sold at tho
Lowest Possible Prices
Unequalled facilities and steam enables
mo to sell all articles manufactured at
my Establishment Cheaper than any
other in this Lino of Business. Vanilla,
Chocolate, Cocoanut. hand made and
Mould Creams of all flavors at 50 cents
RICH PUFF CREAM CAKES,
at C cents each. Mince and Fi nit
Pies always on hand.
Pure and Wholesome Bread !
Vienna Bolls, Family & Graham Bread
deliveied to any part of the city. The
largest and most various Stock of Con.
fectioncry can he found at
XT'. H O 3R IV' S
Sloam Candy Factory and Bakery.
No. 71 Hotel St., between Nuimnu and
P. O. Box No. 75. 'Tolephono No. 74.
FOR KOLOA & WAIMEA,
Tho Clipper Schoonei
F. Kibbling Master,
Will run regularly to tho ports of
KOLOA, HANAPEPE & WAIMEA,
KAUAI. For freight or passage apply
to the Captain on board, or to the
Pacific! Navigation Co.,
890 Dm Cor. Nuuanu & Queen sis.
THE KAST HAII.INU
i-S. Snh nrm nv T-TTTTTr A T
will rim icgularly
TO WAIALUA EVKHY MONDAY,
Returning on Thursday, weather
For freight or pasbago apply to the
Captain on board, or to
Pacific Navigation Co.,
King Street, near Lincoln's-
Repairing, Hlacksmitliing and every description in the Carriage and Wbgon
line manufactured. Estimates and drawings furnished for all Car
riage and "Wagon building. I have also got up a new kind of Buggy
Cart, which for cheapness and prtrclicabtllt' exceeds any cart ever
brought to this country,
WITH OR WITHOUT FOLDING TOP.
070 3m King Street, adjoining Geo.
iM-MTm'"' i . - . , j
lias received by late steamers a splendid line of
BOOTS, SHOES AMB SLIPPERS,
For Ladies, Gentlemen and Children.
j3lr Don't Pass
LEWBS & CO., CROCERS,
07 and OO Hotel (Street,
NEW GOODS JUST RECEIVED, PER MARIPOSA.-Cibel's Extract Beef, Lie.
big's Extract Beet, Day & Martin's Miou Blacking, Kingston! Washing
Starch, Bapple's Raspberry Syi up, Crysple Diip, 1 gallon liu; do y, gallcn
tins; Mackerel boiled in Tomatoe Sauce, Batty Nulmb Sauce, do Pickles,
Jars Sniced Lambs' Tnnirups (Tiki... Plnlrli. Tfnll Trn,rc TTnii.,,,,1 it ,..;.,,. aI,
chovies in Oil, Cicam Cheese, Cases Siloon Pilot Bieud, do Medium Bread,
Bird Seed, Kegs Family Butter, Dutch Sausages, Pohasco Sauce, Fine Table
Raisins, Bottled Lemon Syrups, Curried Outers, Jars Soused Pigs' t'cet,
Gcrmea, Hemp Seed, Rape Seed, Bbls Salmon, Apples, Cala Dried Figs, do
SOMETHING NEW.-Oxford Brawn, do Pigs' Feet, Cherries, Fresh Currants, do
Gooseberries, Pio Plant, Horse Radish Roots, Eastern Apples in Tins, Jars
and Shells, and a full line of staple and fancy groceries.
PRICES LOW. Goods guaranteed and delivered to all parts of the city. Fresh
Island Butter'ahvays on hand.
Island Orders solicited. Telephone No. 240. P. O. Box 207. (7C2
Largo invoices of Goods (of all descriptions) having been received by me, they
WILL BE SOLD AT LOWER PRICES,
Than the same quality of Goods can
satisfaction guaranteed. My stock
ENGLISH AND SYDNEY MANUFACTURE,
Saddles, Belts, Pouches, leggings, Saddle ClothB, School Bag3, &c,
Bits, Spurs and Stirrups, &c., in Nickel and Silver Platen.
The reputation of my HOME-MADE HARNESS for superiority of workmanship
and material remains unchallenged dining my six years' residence here.
Thankful for the generous patronage of the past, its continuance and increase in
the futurn is icspectlully solicited at tho old stand.
Every Descito of Joli Printing:
Executed with neatness and dispatch,
Daily Bulletin Steam Printing Office,
Bills of Lading
"TBflilM f ' Vlsi'"'e O-nl.
I would beg to notify the public in general that
1 have opened a Carriage and Wagon shop on
King Street, at the old stand of Al. J. Rose,
and lately occupied by Messrs. Whitman &
Wright, where I am prepared to do any kind
of Carriage and Wagon work, in a first class,
and practical manner. Hy close and
f prompt attention to business, satisfactory
work, low and reasonable chaiges, I hope to
some of the public patronage.
W. Lincoln, Contractor and Builder.
103 Fort Street,
The Comer Harness Store
Still to the Front !
be purchased elsewhere in Honolulu, apd
consists of all kinds of AMERICAN.
of Fort and King streets, Honolulu, II. I