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SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 1885. I
COURT OF OAHU.
(From the JYcto I'br Advertiser,
.Tan. 28, 1828).
In our previous notice of this
work, wo quoted tho descriptions of
the king, queen, and one of tho
ladles of the Court of Oaliu. The
next personage of importance is
Karaitnoku, the premier, who has
assumed the name of Billy l'ill
Billy being, we picsuinc, more
euphonous than William. He is
thus described by IMr. Steward :
Karaimoku or Mr. Pitt, the Prime
Minister, is another individual ex
tensively known to the civilized
world, lie is a man of very superior
powers and of great political saga
city. From his youth ho has held a
pre-eminent rank in the nation, both
as a counsellor and as a. warrior.
He, too, is a line-looking man; ap
parently between fifty and sixty
years of age ; and was dressed in a
suit of lead-coloured silk camlet, with
white Marseilles waistcoat and white
lie is fond of pleasantry, and, at
times, is very playful in his conver
sation. Not long since, accompanied
by one of his most intimate friends,
he took tea with Mr. Kllis. After
partaking to their satibfaction of this
beverage, they both turned their
cups upside down, and placed the
spoons across them. Mr. Ellis asked
the reason for this. Karaimoku an
swered, " It is so with the foreigners,
when they wish uo more," to which
Mr. Ellis replied, "Perhaps with
sailors in the forecastle it is but
gentlemen merely leave the spoons
in the empty cups." A few even
ings after, the same two gentlemen
were at Mr. Ellis' tea table again.
When Karaimoku had finished, lie
was careful to leave his spoon and
cup in the manner Mr. Ellis had
mentioned as customary in good
society; but his more negligent
friend, forgetting the previous con
versation, arranged his as in the
previous instance ; on which, Karai
moku, laughingly, said to Mr. Ellis
" You see that fellow still belongs
to the forecastle he has turned his
cup up again!"
Pride of birth prevails as strongly
in these isles as in the most aristo
cratic of European nations, and the
descendants of the ancient kings of
Ilawai arc as vain of their origin as
the scious of the stately tree of Este,
or of llapsburgh.
The whole body of chiefs may be
divided into three classes, or grades
of rank; the first embracing the
royal family, and those most inti
mately connected with it; the
second, those holding hereditary
offices of power, and the governors
of the different islands; and the
third, the rulers of districts, and all
inferior chiefs. Those included in
the two first grades arc usually called
High Chiefs; and those of the third,
small or low. The high chiefs are
few in number, and closely allied,
both by blood and marriage ; form
ing in fact but one family. Still,
they are filled with the pride, of
birth, and even the highest tena
ciously prefer the slightest grounds
In one particular, the aiisloera
tical system of Ilawai is infinitely
more polite than that of Prance, her
self, the region of courtesy and re
finement. The " Salic Law " is put
to the blush by that of the Sandwich
Islands, for, in the latter, rank is
hereditary in thccmale, and not in
the mae line. Thankful should the
ladies of Ilawai be, that they were
born in the rude islands of the Pa
cific, instead of the baronial castles
of the old world.
There is much poetry in the no
menclature of this people. Keopii;
lani is literally, "The gathering of
the heavens, or of the clouds of
heaven." Tamcha-raeha, "The
lonely one." Tameha-maru, a name
assumed by the queen after the
death of her father, "The shade of
the lonely one." Kunhti-mnnu,
"The feather mantle." Kalakua,
"The way of tho Gods." Kapio
lani, "The captive of heaven."
Lcalea-hoku, "The necklace of
stars, or the starry necklace."
The ladies of Ilawai are distin
guished by a pinguitude that must
be absolutely appalling to our fair
The governess of Tauai, tho sister
of Taumuarii, is said to weigh near
four hundred; Namahana, one of
the Queens of Tanichameha, weighs
two hundred and ninety; her sisters
Kaahumanu and Kalakua nearly the
same, and her brother, Kuakioi,
Governor of Ilawai, though little
more than 2o years old, three hun
dred and twenty-five pounds. This
immense bulk of person is supposed
to arise from the care taken of
them from their earliest infancy,
and from the abundance and nutri
tious quality of their food, especially
that of poe, a kind of paste made
from taro, an esculent root, a prin
cipal article of diet. In addition to
all this good feeding, these ladies
' must be blessed with a good con
science, or they never would dis
k place so large a portion of the at
There is no way of accounting for
female taste. The ladies of America
make pets of cats and lap-dogs:
those of Ilawai prefer hogs.
The pets of tho nobles, of what
ever kind, havu in many eases un
controllable privileges. There is
at present attached to the Palace, a
hog of this character weighing four
or live hundred pounds called Kef
(thumanu, after the haughty dowa
ger of that name which is permit
ted to range, nt pleasure, within
doors as well as without; anu not
unfrcqueutly finds a bed among the
satins and velvets of the royal
A little pig, three or four weeks
of age, as yet uneorrupled by the
world, might do well enough for a
pet, but an old hog of five hundred
pounds is really too much. A cat
may look at a king, it is true, but
this is no reason why a toy should
repose on a royal couch. It is the
c plus ultra of radicalism.
COTTAGE TO LET.
i(u aA nice -1 room cottage, within
fegsSWea-iy reach of Honolulu, situ.
ESsSHSatu nt Kitpalnnitt. Terms $20
pur month. Apply to
MltS. MARIA KING,
on tin' gummis, or to A. .1. Cartwright,
at his otllec. . 40 if
The memiso3 nl Xo. -12 Mcr-
'iWS&rluiii eti-tmt mint lint nnrnnr nf
l.My 1..V.W, ..v.... ...v. . ........ "-
oiasSsSEl'uit street, centrally locum
in the business part of the city. Suitn.
bio for u LAW OFFICIO, or anv other
kiml of business. Hunt low. Enquire
of nit. STANGENWALD.
B 11 J. 1J. Alii TXlillll 11U1U1M 11111-
i i i timiT mi i ,... !...!
miitcs that lie has this day with.
drawn from the firm of Soyong & Ah.
phart, unci that lie will enrry on the busi.
ncssof an Employment Agency, Anglo
Chinese Interpreting, Collecting Ac
counts anil other Agency Business at
Sun Kim Lung Co.'s, 4! liotel street.
Jas. W. Robertson.
ACCOUNTANT AND COPYIST.
Hooks n nil Accounts neatly and correct
ly kept, also all kind-Oof copying at
tended to. Office with llustnec & Ro
bcitson. 89 If
Practical Gun SxS and Lock Smith,
Bethel St., next to Po.:-Ofllee.
Sewing Machines of all kinds repaired.
All kinds of Light Machinery repaired
on Short Notice.
N B. Good Workni-inship and Charges
124 Strictly Moderate. ly
J. A. Mackenzie,
Having opened a shop on
(opposite the Church), is prepared to
execute all oideis for
Plumbing, Gas and Steam
And general work in his line. All
oidc.i-.-i promptly attended to, and charges
strictly nindemte, 24 ly
Patronize Home )Iaiuifactnre
The Hawaiian Stone Comp'y
Are now prepared to furnish fresh Lime
in quantities to Fiiit puichnscis, and
satisfaction -warranted as to both the
kind mid the price.
ALLEN & EOBINSON,
13 ly Agents.
Once JVLore to tle lVont.
.A.. T. DBKJEXfc.
Having returned to the
Island, will undertake
to bieak Hones, cither
,. militln rti- irtit-tw.su
- ' tiHuujiui mull iiujr uwiui
man in the Kingdom, and guarantee
Siok and Lame Horses,
Will receive special attention, and the
be3t of Medicine nnd care provided.
All orders to bo left at residenco, next
John Robello's, Kapalama. U9 (1m
J. An DOWER,
Ship Carpenter and Boat Builder.
' on liiiml and for sale various
Hized surf bouts, consti acted on
an improved principle of my own in.
veutioii, each frame being of one picco
across the keel. The ft nines are closer
together, and tho boats nio thereforo
lighter and le3 liable to hllgo in, than
boats of any other build. Each side
plank and gunwale is in ono piece from
blem to stern, and is consequently not
liablo to btruiu, there being no midship
bulls. The material and workmanship
uro warranted to bo of the host quality.
Mr. Robert Lowers, of Lowers &
Cooke, will attend to the sale of these
boats, and disposo of them at Ban Fran
Cisco pijces. 05 ly
Carriage and Wagon IMCalcei ,
1 Ilnc-liSlM i ll illfi",
In lirst-cltiNS mimuer mill prices to nsiU tlio LimoM.
70 King St., adjoining Geo. W. Lincoln, Contractor & Builder. Om
Frank Gertz, 103 Fort Street,
w-sanjgJc-!'a?i--i'fiS'.s :ri--gsfe?g:TS?';,w '
lias received by laic steamers a splendid line of
BOOTS, SHOES ATO SLIPPERS,
For Ladies, Gentlemen and Children.
This elegant Rink has been painted
and overhauled generally. Tin; prnpri.
ctor, finding, utter long usage, wood
unserviceable for Roller Skirting, has
after gicat expense, laid a
Patent Cupsittoii Floor,
And only asks a trial lo convince any
one of its great advantages over wooil,
for case in skating, cleanliness, etc.
JSSf" Open every evening in the week
from 7 to !), and Wednesday and Sa.
turday afternoons for ladies and chil
dren. I). P. SMITH.
HOUSE & LOT FOR SALE.
The house and premises owned
land occupied by W. J), iue.
i Wayne, situated on the couidr
of 'Young and Kccaumoku streets. The
houso Is new and contains six rooms le
sid03 pantry, kitchen, d:c. The lot is
100x1117 feet. Stables, carriage and out
houses on tho premises. For piiiticulars
apply to AVERY &PALMEH,
122 No. (SO Port htreet.
Every Description of Jl Priming
Executed with neatness and dispatch,
Daily Bulletin Steam Printing Office,
Bills of Lading
tlic Door. ""ESSL
Ice Cream Parlors !
3Vo. SB Hotel Street.
Delicious flavored lee Cream made
from pure Dairy Cream, Flint Ices,
ShcrbcK Ice Cream Drinks and many
other i cfreshments can bo found always
at tills really first-class rcsoit. Choice
Confectionery and C.ikcs in great
Families, Parties, Balls and Weddings
For the convenience of the public we
pack oidcrs for Ice Cream in Patent
Rcfiigcrator Cans, which hold from 1 to
40 Quarts, warranted to keep its delight
ful flavor and perfect form for many
EST" The Elite Ice Cream Tailors aro
open daily until 11 v.x. 38 ly
Honolulu Carriage Manufact'y
223 and 230 Foil Sheet,
Honolulu, ----- Hawaiian Is.
AV. H- 1'AMS 1'roprietor.
MR. C1IAS. IIOYT'S Shoeing Shop
is now re-opened. Interfering
horses a specialty. 11 .'5 King Street,
corner of Alakca." 20 tf
THK FAST RAII.INO
XSninnnfir KH1 KAI
will run regularly
TO WAIALUA EVERY MONDAY,
Returning on Thursday, weather
For freight or passage apply to tho
Captain on hoard, or to
Pacific Navigation Co.,
MmBSfix.S ' W$m, ,-,
YoMite Stall El.
Will be open oveiy nltcrnoun and even.
ings a's follows:
.llouilny. Wcilnciilny, TluirNilny nnd
To the public In geiii'tnl.
Tiicsitny anil I'rlila.v I'-veiiliiifH, mid
lVcilneHitny nml Hnturilny
For Indies and their cseorK
AMUbEMENTS TO COME !
Grand Carnival Mapqiiratle on Skatea.
Four hiimleomn prizes to be glen
away oni' forthe most elegant costume,
the mini oilglnal, the best sustained,
and the most comical. The Grand May
pole Danee will nUn be given by 10
dancers. All Intending masquers' are
requested to hand in their names and
proem c a pass before Sept. 25th.
THOS. E. WALL, Manager.
riMIE UNDERSIGNED is prepared
JL lo furnish household servants,
collect Dills, nun do Aiigio-unincse in
terpreting and n genera) agency bu-i-nebS.
SOYONG, AW, Niiuanu St.
'Mutual Telephone 271). " Hi) Cm
Ohas. Brewer & Co's
IIUSTOK USK OK I'AUKLT1-.
A.lirjt-class vessel will be laid on In this
line to sail in all the month of Novem
ber next, if sulllcienl inducement oilers.
For freight apply to
CHAS. BREWER & CO.,
No. STKilby stieet.
Or to Boston, Mas3.
C. BREWER & CO.,
Honolulu, Sept. 22, lt-83. 131 3w
G. .T. AVVJL,i.lDK, Proprietor.
Choicest Meats from Finest Herds.
Families and Shipping
SUPPLIED ON SHORT NOTICE
Lowest IMurlcet Pi-iceH.
All meats delivered fiom this Market
aro thoroughly chilled immediately after
killing by means of a Rcll-Coleman Pa
tent Dry Air Refrigerator. Meat bo
treated ictains all its juicy properties,
and is GuAitANTEEn to Keep Longeu
AFTIIIt DELIViniY T1IAX FllESHIiV-KIIJ.-
ed Meat. 74 ly
rrMIE undersigned, a Committee of Di
JL lectors of the Equitable Life As
surance Society of the United States,
appointed lo formulate the views of the
Hoard on the advantages offered by the
Society to the public, icpoit :
1st The Society issues all the approv
ed fonns of atsuiancc, including Ordl.
nary Life, Eedowment and Tontiuc po
licies. It is immaterial to the Directors
which form of policy is taken by in
2d The Life and Endowment forms
of policy provido for annual cash divi
dends and a sin render value; aro indis
putable after tin cc years and payable
immediately after proof of death.
3d Tho premiums on a Tontine po
licy are the same as on the Oidlnary
Lite, but, while the latter is only pay
able in the event of death, the holder of
the Tontine policy has the right to draw
tho whole of thoiescrvc nnd the accu.
muhitcd profits in cash at the end of a
stated period; thus, during his own life
time, after his producing years aro past,
ho can, without any larger premium
than on an oidinary policy, secure these
4th Experience shows that tho return
paid in cash on maturing Tontine po
licies approximates to or exceeds the
amount of premiums paid by policy
holders, so that tho averncc cost of tho
assurance will be only about the interest.
on me premiums.
filli Tontine policies, like others, aro
paid In full in the event of death at any
time during the term of the policy, ana
aio incontestable after three years, and
payablo immediately after duo proof of
0th Experience shows that the mor
tallty is lower among Tontine policy,
holders, as tho better lives seek this
kind of assurances, which is a consider
able source of profit.
7th Tontine policies will bo mado
non-forfeitablo under tho laws of the
Slate, if to desired at the time the as.
surauco is effected.
8th The Toaliuo system is fair and
just; Its accounts are accurately kept,
separate from all other business, the
funds judiciously Invested and liuprov.
cd, and the accumulated profits faith,
fully guarded and properly nppoitioned.
0th The Society 1ms since Its organ!,
zution tiansactcd n larger amount of
now business than any other company,
while its now business for the first half
of the present year is i?l,7G0,00O larger
than that of tho llrbt half of 1881. It
has Assets of 00,000,000 ; over $14 000,
000 of Surplus, and its ratio of Suipltis
to Liability is gieutcr than that of any
ClIAUKOEY M. DEfEW,
John A, Stkwaiit,
WlI.MASt A. WlIEEI.OCK,
ClIAltWJS G. Lakdok,
Henry R. Hyde,
Committee of the Hoard of Dlieclors of
tho Equitable Llfo Assurance Society
of the United States.
ALEX. J. CARTWRIGHT,
General Agent for Howailan Islands,
Equitable Life Assurance Society.
71 Queen Htreet,
Stcainor "J. T. Dowsott,"
Rob Roy, Milo Morris, and Jotcphino.
SALT VOX WA.JL.li:.
Fine and ronro Puuloa Salt ; fine
ICakaako Salt, in quantities to suit.
Alio, large nnd small lion Water
Tanks. Paints, Oils, Etc., Ete. 08 ly
Pioneor St'm Candy Factory & Bakery
Manufactures all and every ailiik- lu
Confectionery and Pntiy "mill Bread
Bakery from tho best and pureM mate,
tlals, guaranteed free fiom all
Iliufilways on hand all sizes of ids Rich
and Unsurpassed Quality of
Enjoying a rich reputation nf many
years, and are ornamented In ouy '
style desired, nnd arc sold at the '
Lowest Possible Prices
Unequalled facilities and slcam enables
mo to sell nil articles manufactured at
my Establishment Cheaper than nny
other m this Lino of Uusines s. Vanilla,
Chocolate, Cocoanut. hand made "and
Mould Creams of all flavors at 50 cenls
RICH PUFF CREAM CAKES,
at 5 cents each. Mince and Fruit
Pics always on hand.
Pure and Wholesome Bread !
Vicuna Rolls, Family &Giaham Dread
delivered to any part of the city. The
largest and most vai lous Stock o'f Con
fcctloncry can be found nt
IT-. H O RN'S
Steam Candy Factory and Bakery.
No. 71 Hotel St., between Nuunnu and
P. O. Rox No. 75. Tclephouc'No. 74.
Beef ! Beef !
The very best quality from
J. Campbell's Honouliuli Ranch.
The Cheapest in the Market.
Hop Chong Comp'y,
No. 45 Maunakca Street.
Delivered to any part of the Town.
The .Eqnitable Life AHsimuice
Society of the United
khtahIjIwhi:i ix ins.
ISSUES Policies on tho most npproved
plans, vi.:-Ordinary Life, Life.Llmit.
ed Payments, Endowments; Tontine
Savings Fund, Tontines, Scmi-Tonlines;
A. B. C. Tontines; Life and Suivivor
ship Annuities; Children's Endowments,
Joint Life Risks, Partnership Insurance,
etc., etc., etc.
Policies both Incontestable and Non
Contested claims, none.
Before insuring elsewhere, call and
get an estimate.
It is calculated that every reasonable
wish of the insured is embodied in one
or more of the plans.
For full particulars and pamphlets,
ALEX. J. CAKT1VHIGIIT,
General Agent for Hawaiian Islands.
READING ROOM ASSOCIATION.
THIS INSTITUTION Is located on
the corner of Hotel and Alakca
streets, directly opposite tho building pf
the Y. SI. C. A., and is open every day
and evening, Sundays included.
The Reading Room is supplied with
all tho local journals, as well as nearly
fifty of the leading foreign papers and
Tho Circulating Library consist of
over !),000 volumes, and is constantly
The Rcfcieiice Library contains a
valuable line of cyclopedias, diction,
aries, and works of a similar character.
A handsome parlor is provided for
conversation and games.
Tho Circulating Depaitmenl Is closed
Terms of membership : Signing the
roll ami paying the regular lines, fifty
cents a month, quartet ly In advance.
Strangers from foieign countries and
visitors from other islands tiru welcome
to tho rooms at all times, hut as the
Association has no other regular means
of support except the dues ul members,
It is expected that lesideuts of Honolulu
who deslro to avail thcuifclycR of Its
privileges, ami all who feel an interest
in maintaining an institution of this
kind in our community, will join tho
Association and pay the regular dues.
S. R. DOLE President
SI. SI. SCOTT Vice-President
II. A, PARMELEE , Secrctai v
A. L. SJIIT1I .Treasurer
O. T. KODGEUS, M. D.. Chaliman Hall
and Library Committee. 77 tf