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BISHOP & Co., BANKERS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on the
J3a.nl c ol' California, . XT.
And their ngents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. N. M.ltothacliUil &Son, London.
The Coininurcial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Ghrlstchurch, and Wellington.
Tho Bank of British Columbia, Vic
toria, 1). 0. and Poitlnnd, Or.
Transact a Oeucral Banking Unsinc.
Pledged to nolther Sect nor Party.
Bat estatllihod for tho benefit of nil.
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1S85.
THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Yosomitc Skating Rink 7.
Central Park Skating Rink, 7.
The city schools have been the
principal centers of attraction during
the week. The closing exhibitions
were all liberally patronized by the
public, ih so far as numbers arc con
eftvrfed. Teachers and pupils were
gratified from day to day to see all
the spare space in their different
rooms crowded with attentive and
appreciative spectators. Within the
past two months, the Udllctix pub
lished detailed remarks on the work
of the several departments of the
government schools. Our reports
of the exhibitions of the present
week are therefore briefer than they
otherwise would have been. A press
of engagements, at the time, inter
fered with a proposed visit to St.
Louis College. To-daj', however,
the report of yesterday's magnificent
entertainment will afford the read
ers of the Buu.rjTix a slight idea of
the able manner in which that insti
tution is conducted.
A HERO OF CIVILIZATION.
A picture of Stanley, the African
explorer, in Harper's "Weekly, is
strikingly suggestive of the ardu
ous and wearing toil he has under
gone in the interest of civilization
as well as in pursuit of the natural
bent of a "born traveller," as lie is
fitly called in that "journal of civil
ization." His portrait of the time
when lie set out to find Livingstone
was that of a jaunty, enterprising,
youthful journalist. In the pursuit
of his calling, with all the comforts
and enjoyments of life in large cities,
his countenance should, in the brief
time since then, have shown but
slight alteration of age. But now
he appears with deep-furrowed line
aments and gnarled features, attest
ing the severest privations and
weathcr-wcar. The contrast in phy
siognomy between the times before
and after his chief explorations is to
be seen in the two pictures of Stan
Icy in his book, "Through the Dark
RESULTS OF A DUBIOUS POLICY.
In the London Times' tri-weckly
edition of June 2Gth the following
despatch appears :
Pjin.Ai)i:i.miiA, June 2-1. Tho
C4ovcrnment of tho Sandwich Islands
has appointed a Commissioner, Mr.
Daggett, who has just arrived at
Sau Francisco, to visit Washington
in order to open negotiations for the
admission of the Sandwich Islands
to the American Union. Most of
the various interests in the Hawaiian
Kingdom arc now controlled by
Americans, while the existing reci
procity treaty provides for the mu
tual exchange of products. The
views of the American Government
on the proposal of annexation have
not been announced.
This paper joined heartily in ac
cording praise to both tho late Com
missioner and the Consul of tho
United States, particularly tho lat
ter, upon the eves of their respective
departures, for the manner in which
their official duties had been dis
charged in this community. At tho
samo time we had misgivings that
wc did not express, regarding the
propriety of this Government ap
pointing the retiiing representative
of a foreign Government to repre
sent it in his own country. Many
fellow-countrymen of tho new Paci
fic Coast Consul-Gencral of Hawaii,
wo find, concur in tho misgivings in
question. Not that the new incum
bent of tho position in question can
not be implicitly trusted for lldelity
io the nation adopting him, but for
tho interpretation tho outsido world
may, to the injury of this country's
interests, place upon the action.
This kingdom has been peculiarly
subject to being misrepresented
abroad, largely through the fact that
Hawaiian intelligence has to bo
milled over again in San Francisco
to give it telegraphic currency.
An abundance of instances has
proved that it suffers sadly in the
operation, and that gross fabrica
tions have been sent from that point
to supplement the quiet details of
doings on these Islands. Such ap
pears to have been the case with the
above story. And it is here that
tho injudiciousness of the action of
the Government begins to be re
vealed. That such a report is cal
culated to do the kingdom much
harm in Europe as well as America
cannot bo disputed. For what is
tho amount of it, as it will continue
to be regarded in spite of denials
that may be sent chasing it? Simply
this, that the Hawaiian kingdom is
bankrupt and' anxious to sell
out at any sacrifice, and, when
no result of the reported com
mission appears, it will be con
cluded that the United States holds
a mortgage upon the country which
is not worth while foreclosing. It is
the appointment of the retiring Com
missioner to Hawaii as a Special
Commissioner from Hawaii to his
own country, and Hint of the retir
ing Consul in this country as per
manent Consul of Hawaii in his own
country, which will give significant
color to any such false and injurious
rumors as that referred to. It is
impossible to say what prejudice the
publication of the above story in
London may not work to Hawaiian
interests. Particularly when the
Madras case has arrived at a very
critical stage, is it unfortunate that
the position of the kingdom should
be so seriously compromised.
A much-nccdcd example of a
growing species of public criminal
has just been made in New York.
It will be remembered that a few
months ago a terrible casualty oc
curred in Brooklyn, a large tenement
edifice collapsing and destroying the
lives of many of the inmates. Bud
denseik, the builder of the fatal trap,
has been sentenced to teu years in
the State Prison for manslaughter.
Young and old who have been de
lightfully amused by the adventures
of Jimmy Brown, in Harper's
Youuy People, will be interested to
know that the author, Wra. L.
Alden, is the new American Minister
at Rome. President Cleveland is
not lacking in the appreciation of
"literary fellers." Many of the for
eign missions and consulates, as
Honoluluans have some evidence of,
have been filled by authors and
The Saturday lrcss explains that
the consenting Independent candi
dates have been invited to run by
leaders of that way in certain con
stituencies. That course was the
only one open to ensure some sort
of action, in default of the existence
of organization. Our contemporary
leaves no room to doubt its consis
tency regarding political methods.
It, moreover, makes generous tribute
to tho efforts of this paper upon
behalf of square, open and system
atic political action.
The American Government has
after muiry days recognized the
claims of Miss Anna Ellen Carroll,
for having suggested the campaign
of 1803 up the Tennessee River. It
is admitted that the movement in
question saved the Union in the last
extremity. Although the same idea
occurred to tho military authority
and was decided to be put in execu
tion, before tho young lady's sug
gestion reached headquarters, yet it
is deemed only right to give Miss
Carroll full credit for what was an
independent conception with her.
Eiutou Bum.i:tin: I was not a
bit overawed by the fussy answeis
my humble suggestions called forth
from "Awaiting Action" and goosy
"Lazybones." But after the rebuko
I rcccivou through your paper from
my friend Mr. Marques, I reflected
and inqu'ued on the matter, "ud I
now think that, after nil, I was, per
haps, in that particular matter, moro
of a "green hand," as called by my
friendly foe, than I thought 1 was.
It appears that I rather mixed up
two things which have been demon
strated to mo not to be exactly
identical, viz., that desirable and
well selected moil for the Ministry
might not necessarily bo good party
leaders, and that successful lenders
might not aspire to or even be fitted
for any Ministerial position. I con
fess that when I made my sugges
tions of the names I thought quali
fied for the Ministry, it seemed to
me that those same names, from
that very fact of their being trood
and suitable ones, might also to bo
those of the desirable leaders which
the Opposition rcquiro for the next
campaign. Well, then, if I was
wrong and if my suggestions can
only serve as a beacon for tho future
and the fact that they arc a good
beacon is proven by the sneering
rago raised in tho Governmental
camp then I agree with Mr. Mar
ques that something ought to be
done at present, and that it is "none
too soon" to provide for the actual
"political wants, these being to orga
nize and to select leaders for the
fight. Even if, at present, no leaders
can be pointed out, a few meetings
on the subject will soon bring them
up to the surface. But let us do
something, whatever it may be, let
us have "action" and stir up for
organization, or else the Govern
mental organ may well laugh at the
"much to do about nothing" policy
we pursue ; for deeds, not words or
mere scribbling, is what is wanted
by the country and wished for by
one ready for Action.
Roman Catholic Cathedral: High
mass at 10 a. m. Vespers at -l :30
The Rev. C. M. Hyde, I). D. will
occupy the pulpit in the Bethel, to
Y. M. C. A. Bible class at 9 :45
a. m., and gospel praise service at
fi:30n. m., at the hall.
At St. Andrew's Cathedral Bishop
Willis will preach in the morning,
and Rev. Geo. Wallace in the even
ing. Rev. O. P. Emerson, of Peace
dale, R. I., will preach in Fort
Street Church in the morning. In
the evening the congregation will
join in the -union service at Kawai
Rev. John Hemphill, of Philadel
phia, will preach to a union congre
gation in Kawaiahao Church at 7 : 30
o'clock in the evening. A general
invitation is extended to all English
speaking people. This will be the
last opportunity to hear this able
preacher, as lib icturns to America
next week. Those attending should
take their "gospel hymns" along.
So many "Englishmen" have writ
ten to the World criticising its
statements concerning the speed of
English railway trains, and assert
ing that their Irishmen, Scotchmen
and Dutchmen averaged fifty miles an
hour some claiming a mile a minute
that the actual time as given in
the official railway time-table may
be as uninteresting to them as it is
interesting to their American friends.
The average speed of the "Flying
Dutchman" is 3C miles per hour
from the start at Paddingtou Station
at 11.45 a. jr. to the finish at Pen
zance, 325Jf miles. From London
to Exeter, 193IJ miles in A i hours, it
averages 45A miles per hour, but
from Exeter to Land's End it is
only an "accommodation." The
"Flying Scotsman" leaves the
King's Cross at 10 a. si. and runs
into Waverloy Station, Edinburgh,
390- miles, at 7 r. m., an average
speed of 44 miles per hour. Its
first dash is from London to Gran
tham, 105 miles. Its second dash
is from Grantham to York, 81 miles.
The 189 miles are run in 3 hours
and 55 minutes, an average of 48
miles an hour. After this spurt its
speed drops to 40 rriiles per hour,
taking 5 hours and 5 minutes for the
remaining 207J miles from York to
Edinburgh. Tho "Wild Irishman"
averages only 401 miles per hour
for its short run. A train runs on
tho London and Brighton 50 miles
in 1 hour and 10 minutes, or 43
miles an hour. The 400 miles at 41
of the "Scotsman" is not only in
ferior as a feat to the 1,000-mile
run at 41 between New York and
Chicago, but inferior to the Phila
delphia express, which leaves Jersey
City at, 4.10 i m. and reaches the
Quaker City at 5.55 i. m. 90 miles
in 105 minutes, or 5U miles per
hour. Short dashes at high rates of
speed are common on American
roads, and stories can be told by
American locomotive engineers
(when not under oath) that would
make tho hair of any one of their
British brethren stand on end.
New York World.
THE OLDEST ALMANAC IN THE WORLD.
An almanac 3,000 years old, found
in Egypt, is in the British Museum.
It is supposed to be the oldest in
the world. It was found on tho
body of nn Egyptian, who had,
doubtless, regarded it with as much
reverence as ho did the Egyptian
Bible "Tho Book of the Dead"
and, indeed, it is strongly religious
in character. Tho days are written
in red ink, and under each is a figure,
followed by three characters, signi
fying the probable state of tho
weather for that day. Like the
other Egyptian manuscripts it is
written on papyrus. It is written
in columns. It is not in its integri
ty, but was evidently torn before
its owner died. It clearly estab
lishes the date of the reign of
Ramcscs the Great, but contains
nothing else of valuc.
COCAINE NOT A NEW DISCOVERY.
Cocaine, the new local anieslhclio
that has suddenly achieved such an
excellent reputation, has been known
as such for a great many years, but
for a long time was found to bo too
expensive for general use. The
great progress now is the choapen
ing of the product. Its properties
arc duo to a substance nearly iden
tified with tlieine, the active princi
ple in tea, and it is, indeed, obtain
ed from one of the tea plants, the
mate, of Paraguay. This is known
botanically as crythroxylon coca,
cocaine, of course, being derived
from the specific name. This plant
has long been known to the Para
guayans, who chew the leaves, as
deadening the pangs of hunger.
Asistant Bookkeeper Wanted.
ONE who is reliable in every respect.
Address, with reference, stating
salary required, etc., T. LEWIS, Bos
331, ilonolulu Pot Oluce. 81 at
Per Alnincdn, a small invoice
of very line
PUNCH; RABBIT TRANSIT; Etc
For Sale at the Beaver Saloon,
81 2w If. J. KOL.TE, Frop'tor.
BY a first-class Portuguese Cook, a
situation in a private family. Re
ference given. Call at
GONSALVES & CO., 57 Uotel St.
WANTED a job in a Blacksmith's
shop, by a Portuguese of some
experience. Give him a trial. Call at
GONSALVES & CO , 57 Hotel St.
ALL persons indebted to me aro res
peclfully lcqucstcd to settle their
accounts before iSlfet inst., as I piopose
leaving for England, August 1st. All
bills against mo will be paid on presen
tation. (74 2w) L. B. KERR.
Furnished Room Wanted.
A RESPONSIBLE, middle-aged gen
tleman, of good character and
standing, and of a retiring disposition,
desires a nicely furnished room, with or
without board, in a private family,
where lie could feel at home. Prefers
comfort to style and will try to give an
equivalent for what lie receives. Ad
dress " L. T." Box 351, Honolulu Post
Office. Stating full particulars. 80 3t
WAIMANALO SUGAR CO.
AT tho regular annual meeting of
Stockholders of tho "Waimanalo
Sugar Co., held this day, the following
officers were elected for the ensuing
J. A. Cummins Presi.lent
C. R. Bishop Vice-President
A. J. Cartwright Treasurer
C. Bolte Secretary
A. Herbert Auditor
Ilonolulu, Juno 22, 18".
80 2t C. BOLTE, Secretary.
HAY AT ADGTION.
ON MONDAY, JULY 27th,
At 12 o'clock noon,
Wo will sell at our salesroom, 100 Bales
Choico Pressed Hay.
CTOKS & JLEVEY,
80 2t Auctioneers.
jViiutlon (Sale ol
At tho residence of JAMES SIMMONS,
Esq., No. 88 Bcretanla Street,
ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 29
At 10 o'clock a.m., will be gold tho entire
In part as follows;
UPRIGHT J?IAJSO Z
Walnut Caid Table, Walnut Upholstered
Lounge, 1 Clipper Easy Chair, Whatnot,
Chandelier, Oil Paintings, Largo Centro
Solid Jt.W. Iteilroom Set !
8 Pieces ; Mattresses, Feather Pillows,
Toilet Sets, Cedar Wardrobe, Singlo
Bedsteads, UW Extension DlniugTablo,
BW Dining Chairs,
Itlirblo-Toi Sideboard !
1 BW Olilco Desk, Variety of Plated
Ware, Glass und Crockcryware, Unclo
Sam Range and Kitchen Utensils, Lawn
Mower, Garden Hose, Etc.
70 5t E. F. ADAMS, Alict'r.
Wos. 61, 63 and
We wish to announce tho arrival of our new timmnur Stock in our
which is tho most complete in this city.
SKS Feathers Cleaned and Curled.3I
Native Straw Sowoil in all the Styles of Hats.
f00 pieces of Dress Lawns at very Low Prices.
New designs in Dress Goods, Satins & Buntings.
Ladies' Wrappers and Children's Dresses
in large varieties. A largo invoice of Laces and Embroideries.
Ladies', Misses', Children's and Infants' Hosiery
in the latest styles.
BOYS' WAISTS I BOYS' WABSTS I
Youths', Boys' and Children's Clothing a specialty.
-NEW GOODS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT. -a
CSS" Call and be Convinced. ia
S. COIIN & COMPANY.
m i l .i .n.i w
SUCCESSORS TO DILLINGHAM & CO, AND SAM'L NOTT.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware, Agricultural Implements, House Furnishing
Goods, and General Merchandise
Just received Eddy's Refrigerators and Ice Chests, new styles of Chandeliers
and Library Lamps, Stoves and Ranges, Kerosene Oil Stoves.
ier ir.iK,i5A.ixiS' ajsh how jets scjvn.iss.-ea
All of which are offered upon favorable terms.
PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY.
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware I
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIN, COPPER AND
993 SHEET IRON WORK.
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JOSEPH E. WISEMAN,
The Only Recognized General Business Agent on the Hawaiian Islands.
KSX-A-BLTSIIED 1 87J).
Offices in Campbell's Fire-proof Buildine, 27 Merchant St., Honolulu, H. I
J. O. Box 315 ist: Telephone IT'S.
REAL ESTATE AGENT Buys and sells Real Estito in all i arts of tho Klrnr
dom. Rents OlUces, Houses, Cottages and Rooms. b
SOLICITING AGENT FOR WILDER'S INTER-ISLAND STEAMERS-Tour
islsnml tho Traveling Public will apply to mo for Tickets and Information to
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO OF NEW
YORK The Largest, Gruudct and Soundest Initltutlou of its kind In lho
AGENT FOR THE GREAT BURLINGTON RAILWAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Route excels all other routes going Euht, the scenery hciiic the crande
tho meals the choicest and tho Palace and Dining Cars the handsomest and most
EMPLOYMENT AGENT Finds Employment for all seekin
ous branches of industry on the Islands.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE CITY OF LONDON FIRE INSURANCE CO.'
Tho best kuowu Company In the Islands. '
CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER-Entera Goods at Custom House, pays and discharges
Freight and Duty Bills under power of Attornej'. """gts
MONEY BROKERr-Loans Money at all times on first-class Kccuritiy.
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT-Legal Papers of every description drawn. mh
Distributed and Collected. Books and Accounts kept and adjusted. Records
Searched. Rents Collected. Taxes and Insm.innn n u,.,,? w,..J, ?.ras
Copying and Engrossing done. Advertisements, Newspaper Ankles, Corres.'
poiidcnco and Commercial Business of every nature promptly and aminUely
AGENT FOR THE NEW MUSIC HALL AT HONOLULU-Conmanlcs abmn.l
will correspond with mo for terms, etc. Older., for Island Shell" Curios iS
Specimens, Native Views and Photos carefully lllled ,,,! fo de.l o all narts
of tho World. " ""'
IST Information appertaining to the Islands given and all corrisioudenco falih
fully answered, ' '"",- "
JOSEPH E. WISEMAN,
873 General Business Agent, Honolulu Hawaiian Ijlandi,
65 Fort Street,
handsomest and most
work In the vurl-