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BISHOP & Co., BANKERS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Island
Draw Eclinnc on tlie
X3iinlc oC C'nlifovnin, P. AT.
Ami their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Mcseh. N. M.Rollwhlld&Son, London.
The Comnieuotal Hank Co., of Syduey,
The Commercial Bank Co., of Sjdney,
The Bank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christehuioh, mid Wellington.
Tim Hunk of HiilMi Columbia, Vic
toria, It C. uiul Poitlund, Oi
Tiansuet a Ucncial Hanking Hiimiilu.
Is? guily aithN:tin,
TlcJgoi to neither Sect nor Patty.
Hut established for the- loncfit of nil.
"rrKsoAY, Arc. u, issii.
THIS EVENING'S UOINCS.
Yoscmile Skating Rink 7.
Central Tail; Skating Rink, 7.
Excelsior Lodge-, I.O.O.F.. 7:;i0.
Honolulu Rifles,, 7 :'M.
Meeting Stock Exchange, at 11.
,Theic can be no question that the
-'S'liscu'.sion of the subject of vogc-
table laising, which has been con
ducted for sonic tinio in this paper,
and clscwhcic, will have good 10
.sults. Legitimate discussion of live
subjects must have effects more or
less beneficial. In this case a good
deal of useful information has been
elicited, which, on the one hand,
will induce caution in persons whose
enterprise is ahead of their experi
ence, and, on the other, may awake
enterprise in sonic who aic letting
experience, opportunity and means
rust when they should employ them
to the advantage of themselves and
of the country in which they live.
Four propositions seem to be pi etty
well established by the discussion in
question: 1st, that the local mailed
is very poorly supplied with fresh
vegetables, such as aic demanded in
this climate for a wholesome dietary ;
2ndly, that the business i wholly in
the hands of the Chinese, whose
main object is to icali.c in the
speediest time possible upon their
crops, the consequence being a very
poor aiticlc for human food is fur
nished by them ; Sully ,-that, owing
to exorbitant lcnts, the cheap eul
Uu'c of the Chinese not only does
not yield a profit but scaiuc aifords
even the fiugallivingiequiicdby that
nationality, and hence would pio
duce a voisc than beggarly subsist
ence to people with any Ihe smallest
share of modern civilized tastes ;
and, -lthly, that competent instruc
tion in 'loiticulture is one of the
gicatest wants of the lime.
' Every individual human constitu
tion in this climate, if in a normal
state, cannot but respond with re
echoing assent to the statement that
pure, ripe and ficsh vegetables and
fruit are among the prime neces
saries of healthful existence hcie.
At the same time no one who has
dwelt hcie a week can help observ
ing that those very things aic con
spicuously lacking. Even the ba
nana of local commerce is in large
measure as insipid as it should be
luscious, because it is cultivated
with ignoianee and culled with im
becile disrcgaid to natuio's rules.
Let the souls loathing the evei lasting
boxing of the lcccived compass of
ilesh cookery, in this midsummer
the statement, that the Honolulu
public are actually starving for
vegetable and fruit aliment, and re
fuse to be satisfied with the limp
tand withered stalks and leaves, often
doctored at convenient taps over
and over till they find u maikct, and
always carried about the sticcts in
tho best possible way to gather cor
ruptive and noxious germs fiom tho
Jllth-ladcn zephyrs. It is the fashion
to boast about the high civilization
of the nineteenth century. Vet
,ilheio is not a nation on eaith that
knows enough to feed itself properly,
' or adequately to look aftor its food
supplies. England probably comes
up to tho highest standard of any,
, by enfolding stringent laws against
adulteration and the selling of im
pure food. Now, here in Honolulu,
take the strawbeuics sold fiom door
to door by Chinamen. They have
been exposed in open vessels until
they need to be washed before fit to
bo taken into ono's mouth. Nobody
needs to bo told that strawberries
aic sadly detciiorated by the process
of washing. Yet unwashed straw
hen ies arc 110 filthier than every
other article brought lound in John's
basket, only desciiplions with pro
tecting linds being safe.
There is no necessily, in this
nvticle. to discuss by whom our
neccssaiy supplies of fruit and
vegetables arc to be provided Mon
golian, Malayan or Caucasian but
we would conclude these few rc
niaiks, to use the modest leuniu
ology of the plalfoim, by uiging
upon our leaders the gieat impor
tance to this city and country of
luipioving the means of piomoliu
horticulluial knowledge, both theo
retical and such as cxpciicnce has
made practical beyond dispute for
our climate and soil. This division
of the subject in worthy of some
pi etty extensive special writing up.
C01 respondents who know enough to
know that they eithci know or do
not know what they aic w tiling
about nie welcome to give their
thoughts upon the matter llnough
these columns. So fai every one of
our correspondents upon vegetable
raising has added to the general
stock of accurate information upon
Sweet pickles arc a specific for a
failing appetite ; balls and banquets
bridge over the widest chasm ot
political differences ; but for droop
ing trade, and departing brains and
bone and sinew of a nation, who can
prescribe a remedy?
Peacemakers must be scarce, or
impotent, or both, in Honolulu and
subuibs, when so many ct-cs of
family and neighborhood differences
conic into the Police Court in the
form of charge of abusive lan
guage, assault and battery and so
In our summary of foreign new s
on Saturday, it would be ecu that
the Dominion Parliament had given
the Canadian Pacific Hail way Com
pany a heavy subsidy to enable it to
complete its great telegraph system,
and that it was in contemplation to
lay a cable to Australia. This would
seem to be a good opportunity if
t he Canadian scheme be carried out,
and there is every le.T-on to believe
that it will for the Hawaiian Gov
ernment to secure telegraphic con
nection between these Islands and
Jt is with deep 1 egret we notice
that Miss Nellie Lincoln Kossiter,
whose 'ervices in the cause of silk
culture are known, and whose writ
ings upon that subject arc favorably
familiar to our reader, is seriously
ill of heait trouble at New Lisbon,
N. J. Jt is said, and may readily
be believed, that the young lady's
illness was induced by over-exertion
in the woik she has so much at
heart. AVe hope, in spite of leports
that leave little room for doing so,
that her valuable life may 'be pro
longed for many years of useful
ness The Minister of the Interior, who
is also President of the Hoard of
Immigration, has made one of the
most impoitant declarations of Gov
vernment policy ever made in this
kingdom. It appears, by authority,
in to-day's Advertiser, but want of
space compels us to defer its con
sideration at length until to-morrow,
owing to our editorial matter for
this issue being prepared in advance.
The document is clear and unmis
takable in tone and tenor, and is a
notification to employers of contract
laborers that the said laborers are
henceforth to be wards of the Gov
ernment, employers to bo held res
ponsible by Government tor their
Kwioit Hn.ixrix: In reference,
1 presume, to my communication in
your paper a few days ago, tlie
'Advertiser admits "that a profitable
tenancy is iinpossinie, eiiner nere or i
chew hero, at a rental of 850 per
acre per annum and upwaids, unle'ss
in exceptional circumstances," but
at the same time "can hardly be
lieve that Mich a rent, or anything
approaching it, is charged." I elo
not wondor that any one with a
knowledge of the real value of land
for agricultural purposes, and a
comparative stranger in the country,
should be slow to believe that "such
a rent is charged." Nevertheless,
it is a fact tbnt very littlo land has
been leased in tho neighborhood of
Honolulu within the last throe years
past for vegetable raising at a lower
price than tho one named. I could I
point out many Chinese vegetable
gardens out on the plains and in
other places where the annual rent
is SfiO, $75, and in .ome cases 120
I admit (lie correctness of Mr.
Maiquos' statement, except where
he says that rents are the same now,
generally, as they were at the lime
when gardens paid, year after year,
two or three hundred percent profit.
Tine, those gat dens that were leased
in cluap times at reasonable lates
and for long periods lcmaiu the
atne, but most of those stalled
within Hie last four or five yenrs
have been taken at a considerable
advance. Moreover, Mr. Marques
will discover on investigation that
the old gardens, taken at low rates,
for the most part continue opera
tions all over the district.
Your correspondent, "Kainaaina,"
has struck at least one nail right
straight on the head. Neither the
Chinaman nor the native knows how
to raise good vegetables. The repu
tation which John has, both here
and elsewhere, of being a good
kitchen gardener, is one which he
docs not deserve. Most vegetables
of which foreigners arc fond can be
raised in this district, and of a
quality superior to the Chinaman's
best. Troper cultivation and bring
ing to maturity before plucking are
the two main things to be adhered
to. There is no vegetable grown
here and supplied to the market that
is not of poorer quality than it would
be if these two things were attended
to. I speak somewhat positively,
claiming to possess at least a little
practical knowledge of the subject.
1 know one practical and experienced
white man who has been long desir
ous of going into vegetable raising
here, but has never been able to get
suitable land at a paying price.
IOOD native salesman, one ac
quainted m ith the dry iroods busi
ness, must lie steady. Apply at
m Iw N. S. SACHS, 101 Foil street.
rrUIli lCftular quarterly meeting of the
JL Stockholders of B. 0. Hall it Son,
(Limited) will lm held at llicir olllcc,
FRIDAY , Aug. 14th, at 2 o'clock p 111.
OoSt L. C. AIMS, Scc'y.
SITUATION "Wanted, by n young
man, speaking and corresponding
in the English, German, French and the
Scandinavian languages. Prima refer
ences. A small Mihuy will lie taken.
Address C. K Bulletin olllne. 'J5 lit"
To the Honolulu Fire Departm't
1RY10 to lclurn my sincere thanks to
the mem burs of the Honolulu Pho
Department for their niompt and ener
getic elloilm saving the Lalancc ot my
property on the night of tlie hut lire,
and also loCapt. Mehi tens and ofilceisof
the Police Force.
MPS, E. BACHELOR.
Gi:o. W. Dr.Loxn Post, No. 45,
Dr.rAiroi'T or' CAr.rroriNTA, G A.K.,
Honolulu, August 10, 1885,
Tlicin will he a regular meet
ing of the Post at the Post
100m, orr King sired, THIS
(Tuesday) EVENING, An
gust lltli, at 7:30 o'clock.
Full attendance is request
ed. Per order of
N. 11. EMERSON,
F. L. Cr.Aiu;u, Adjutant. 03 It
The Honolulu .Library and
Heading: .Room Asso
ciation. AN oppoitiurity is allbrded to any one
wishing to own a very handsome
wf.lking stick and at the same tinio
making a respectable donation to the
above named woithy Institution, by
calling at the store of Messrs. J. 31. Oat
& Co., Merchant street, and buying the
silver headed ebony stick purchased
with lire surplus frauds of tiro McKinley
testimonial. Engraving if requested
free of cost. 05 lw
For account of whom it may concern.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12th,
At 12 o'clock noon, at tho oflleo
Inter-Island Stm Navigation Co
Oa the Esplanade, 1 will cell at
public auction, the
As bhej now lies on the Marine Itailwav,
wilh her bout and furnilrnu. TEKMS
CASH. E. P. ADAMS, Auct'r.
I'nh'oril.o Moiu MairufitH tiro
The Hawaiian Stono Comp'y
Aio nefw prrpaicd to furnish fresh Lime
irr ipianUlli's to suit puichu-eiB, and
satisfaction warranted as to both tho
kind and tho piicu.
ALLEN & E0BINS0N,
OJ Jy Agents.
Lilolo Jjt Liholiho
iiiii.il Hi iiiiJmni'Jiiiiimiini LI
THE P. & E. PAINT.
Water Proof, Acid Proof, Al
Nothing equal to it in quality Ins ever
been given to the publir. This paint
has for Its base a mineral pionouuced
by chemists to be practicably
It prccivcs iion and oilier mclals from
rust and applied to surfaces already
rusted completely arroUs oxidization.
It ptccrves wood fiom dcray and I ho
ravages of insects.
Fot submerged limhei It i Ihe girat
esl presort nth c ever used.
E2T" Orders solicited lm- iht aboso
wonderful preservative paint.
Al.IillX cV ItMIUMSUX. Ascntn.
05 1 w
Fryer's Famous Slow
Positively i O Days Only.
Will exhibit dully, location, Foil street,
near Hotel street. Commencing
WcilncNdny JHveniitfv, Aug. 12,
Avid closing on Satuulay, Aug. 22d.
POSTPONED Owing in inability of
Ihe Royal Hawaii in Rami to nope iron
Wednesday evening, Hip management
lmvc derided to postpone the opening of
Circus until Thrrrtday evening, Aug. l'l,
when they will positively open and per
fonn nightly thereafter.
Siturday, Airg. liJth, Wednesday, Aug.
llltlr, and last matinee Satin day,
Aug. 22d, 1885.
Doors open at 7:15 p.m., performances
begin at S o'clock sharp. Matinees,
doors open at 1:30 p.m., performances
begin at 2 o'clock sharp.
Children under 10 years of age, .10 cts.
Reserved chairs., 25 cts extra.
C2T Tickets rrow fin sale at J. E.
WISEMAN'S olliee, Mciuhanl slicet.
TMIE four-j car. old Ilimbletonian
X tallion AIM OS CHIEF, also the
fine driving lrorte Tobey. Apply to
nl B ly Hoise b.rloou. 91 lm
A GOOD Magic Lantern or Oxyhydro
gur Light, with slides, suitable
for entertainments in a good si7ed hall.
Will buy or hire. Address " I. K. M.",
CUGAR & Tobacco Emporium, Camp-
bell's Elock. Merchant street. Ho
rrolulu, II. I. Tho Central has been
opened for the accommodation of lire
lovers of the choicer aiticlc of the weed.
I intend to keep at the Central a line
variety of Cigars and Tobacco and have
made special arairgcmcnts with irrrpor
tcrn from abroad. Trusting a liberal
share of patronage.
1 remain, respectfully,
94 lw J. E. WISEMAN.
THE undersigned having purchased
Ironr the assigrrees of the bank
nipt estate of Chang Hung all book
accounts duo said estato, hereby author
izes Chang Hung to collect tlio same for
the undersigned. (1)3 lm) SING LOY.
Jas. W. Robertson,
ACCOUNTANT AND COPYIST.
Rooks arrd Accounts nuilly and correct
ly kept, also all kinds of copying at
tended to. Oflleo with llustaeo & Ro.
bertson. 8!l tf
rpiIE under signed passengers by tho
X steamer lual'ini on tiro excursion
to Nllioa, desire to c.ptcas our apprecia
tion of thu couitcsy and attention shown
rrs by Captain Kieemaii and his subordi
nates during tho trip. In bplto of tho
ovcr-ciowdcd condition of tho steamer,
everything was dopo that could bo asked
for tho comfort and accommodation of
tho passengers, arrd tho ue ursiou was
mado a pleasant and enjoyable one to
SEItENO E. UISHOP,
A. J AEG EH,
WILLIAM W. HALL,
S. 1). DOLE.
JAB. J. "WILLIAMS,
OHAS. R. WILSON,
.1NO. I). HOLT,
II. W. AULD,
and others 02 lw
jgjmiiLiirfcBijfiHiiiP'j piMnfci jil
Nos. Si, 63 and
Wo wish to announce the arrival of our new Summer Stool: in our
which is the most complete in this city.
slCS Feathers CEeaneti and Curied."!!
Native Straw .Sewed in all the Styles of Hats.
500 pieces of Dress Lawns at very Low Prices.
New designs in Dress Goods, Satins & Huntings.
Ladies' Wrappers and Children's Dresses
in large varieties. A large invoice of Laces and Embroideries.
Ladies', IWi'-bes', Children's and Infants' Hosiery
in the latest styles.
BOYS7 WAISTS ! BOYSV, WABSTS !
Youths', Hoys' and Children's Clothing a specialty.
flST NEW GOODS IW EVERY DEPARTMENT. -a
V3r Call and be Convinced, -a
S. COIIN & COMPANY.
SUCCESSORS TO DILLINGHAM & CO. AND SAM'L NOTT-j
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware, Agricultural I'mplcrnonts, House Furnishing
Gooib, and General Mcrchandiss.
Just received Eddy's Kelrigerators and Ire: diets, new stylos of Cliamlulici'3
and Library Lamp'?, Stoves and Ranges Keroieno Oil Stoves.
C2T FAIBBANKS' A.IVJD HOWIE'S WOAX.E&;. -tSa !
All of which arc om?iel rrporr favorable terms.
PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY.
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
Blouse Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIN, COPPER AND
993 SHEET IRON WORK.
JOSEPH E. WISEMAN,
Tho Only Itecognized General Business Agent on tho Hawaiian Islands.
KSXAJBITSIIiEl 1 871.
Oflicea in Campbell's Fire-proof Buildintr, 27 Merchant St., Honolulu, H. I
X. O. JJox aiO : t : Toloplrono ITS. fcfij
REAL ESTATE AGENT Uuys and BollsRcal IMato in all parts of tho King
dour. Rents Olllcss, Houses, Cottages and Rooms.
SOLICITING AGENT FORWILDER'S INTER-ISLAND STEAMEHS-Tour
Ists anil tlio Traveling I'ublie will apply to mo for Tickets and Information to
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW
VOHIC -The LirgtM, Grandest arrd Soundest Institution of its kind in the
AGENT FOIt THE CHEAT IIU11LINGTON HAIL WAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Routu excels all other 1011103 join!; East, the teeneiy being tho grainiest,
tiro inciU tho choicest and the Palace and Dining Cars the handsomest anil most
coin f 01 table.
EMPLOYMENT AGENT Finds Employment fur all i-coklng work In the vari
ous branches of industry on thu Ibhurds.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE CITY OP LONDON FIRE INSURANCE CO.
Tho bet known Company in Iho Islands.
CUSTOM HOUSE HROKER Enters Goods at Custom House, pajtf and discharges
Fulfill and Duij 11IIL under power of Attorney.
MONEY BROKER Loans Moire-y at all times on ilist-class secuiitiy.
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT Logal Papeis of csory detciipllon draw n. Hills
Distubulod and Collected. Hooks and Accounts kept and adjusted, Records
Searched. Rents Collected. Taxes and limunnco pir Proj crly looked after.
Copying and Enyiossing done. Advertisements, Newspaper Artlelop, Corres
pondence and Commeiclal Business of owiy nature piomptly and aceiiiately
AGENT FOR THE NEW MUSIC HALL AT HONOLULU-Companlea abioad
will correspond with mo for tei ins, etc. Orders for Islnnd SholU, Curio, Liva
Specimens, Native Views and Photos caicfully II lied and forwaided to all parts
of ihe World.
tSi Infoimatiou appeitainlng to tho Itlands given mid nil corresporrdenro faith,
JOSEPH B. WISEMAN,
873 General Duslnots Agent, Honolulu" Hawaiian Islands,
3 ft-"-B m i
65 Fort Street,
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