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Water ! Wnicr !
Owing to u seaiclty of water in
Maklkl Reservoir, nil pet sons who havo
water privileges from that reservoir nre
hereby notified thai the water from that
source will he shul oil" eveiy daj from
'(1:110 r.M. to 5:110 A.M., from dnte until
fui titer notice. Per order,
C. R. WILSON,
Superintendent Water Works.
Honolulu, Oct. SI, 18S5 lot) lw
BISHOP & Co., IJANKEUS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Echnnge on the
I3tiulc olCu.lU'orniu. .S. T.
And their agents in
NEW YORK. BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. X. Til. Rothschild &8oii London.
The Commercial Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Couimeicinl Rank Co., of Sydney,
The- Rank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchurch, and Wellington.
The Bank of Biitish Columbia, Vic
torhi, R. 0. and L'oitland, Or.
Transact a Oencial Ranking Business-.
Hedged to neither Sect nor Party.
But catitllsbcd for tho benefit of all.
MONDAY. OCT. 2G, LSS.I.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Yoscmite Skating Kink 7.
Central Park Skating Kink, '
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F.,
Tw o weeks have elapsed binee the
return of the steamer C. K. Bishop
from her fruitless search for the
schooner Ka Moi. The official re
port of the captain was handed in to
the Minister of the Interior, who
ordered it published for the public
good, and thus endeth the last
chapter in the last Hawaiian tragedy.
It is in no carping or malevolent
spirit that we refer to this sad event
as a tragedy. Tragedy it is and of
a very deep hue. It is a fatal and
mournful event not caused by any
human violence but the result of
culpable negligence. "Would that
the conclusions arrived at were
wrong in toto, and that the Ka Moi
and her crew -were in some safe
haven. No one could more strongly
desire, than the writer, that death
from starvation or exhaustion had
not befallen the unhappy nine (some
reports say sixteen) men on board
the Ka Moi.
But what is the natural inference
to be drawn when it is known that
Hawaiian schooners leave port with
only two or three days' provisions
on board? Death, and that of the
worst kind must naturally follow.
"We are not wanting for an instance
of what might have happened on
board a Hawaiian schooner a few
years ago, but for the timely and,
we might say, miraculous interven
tion of Providence. About ten or
twelve years ago the Hawaiian
schooner Go-Ahead sailed from Mo
loaa, Kauai, bound to Honolulu. In
addition to her crew she carried a
number of passengers, amongst whom
was one Captain White, the owner
of the schooner. The Go-Ahead
was under the command of a Ha
waiian who had successfully guided
her across the Kauai Channel on
many previous occasions. He was
admitted to be a steady man, a good
sailor and competent person to have
charge of a schooner. But events
proved otherwise. After leaving
Moloaa, light variable winds were
encountered and u fog set in. On
the third day the provisions ran out
and there was reported to be no
more fresh water. Tho fog cleared
off andthcie was no land in sight.
The kanaka captain was lost. He
was at his wits' end what to do.
Fortunately there was a navigator
on board in the person of Captain
"White, but still more fortunate it
was on this grave occasion he had
his nautical instruments with him.
He was leaving the island with
the Intention of returning no more,
and consequently carried with him
the whole of his personal ef
fects. He solved the question of
"Where arc we now?" Adverse
winds blew at the time, and there
was every probability of several
more days to be passed on board
thut vessel before reaching the port
of destination. Now the Becond and
greatest difficulty of all presented
itself. On what were the fifteen or
twenty souls on board that vessel to
subsist during the ensuing week?
Captain White's instruments and
practical knowledgo had solved one
problem, but tho nest question to
be solved wns a vital one and ap
parohlly difficult of solution. There
wns still another passenger on board
that schooner who had the good luck
to have some provisions with him.
lie had pigs, chickens, sweet pota
toes, bananas and a variety of other
good things, all of which lie was
taking to Honolulu as a makana for
his native .wife's friends. The law
of self preservation caused hiiu to
"break bulk," as the sailors say.
This person was Mr. Bcrtclman,
father of our respected townsman of
that name and also of Mr. C. Bcr
tclman of Kauai. With all these
good things there was still a most
important want. It was water. This
was dispensed from above. It rained
in torrents and the wind blew direct
from v. here they desired to head.
On the fourteenth day out land was
sighted, the wind was fair and the
haibor of Hanalci on the Island of
Kauai was made, about twenty miles
from the original point of departure.
Such are the vicissitudes of Inter-
Island traveling. It may be said
that such dangers are averted at the
present day by the substitution of
steamers.for schooners. But even
the former are liable to break down.
Let us hope that such an event may
never happen ; but in the face of
what has happened, and in the event
of what possibly may happen, there
should be a law compelling men who
"go down to the sea in ships" to
learn navigation and also another
law compelling shipowners to pro
vision their vessels for at least a
On board the ill-fated Ka Moi
there was no Captain AYhite or Mr.
Bcrtclman. There were nine or
more livinir souls with a supply of
provisions on board which must
long ere this have been exhausted.
Where are they now? It is a sad
and painful subject to write about,
but as public journalists we deem it
our duty to refer to it.
Let this be the last blot on the
scroll of Hawaiian commerce. Katlier
let it be said that while money is
being spent in educating youths
abroad, there is also money being
spent on educating the sailor at
home. Do not pooh-pooh the ques
tion and sav nobody travels in
schooners in these days of steam
boats. People do travel in schooners
at the present. Large numbers of
our immigrants men, women and
children are transported to their
destinations in charge of unskilled
navigators. It is unhuman. unjust
THE NEW MAIL CONTRACT.
Papers received by the S.S. Zea
landia enable us to lay before our
readers particulars of the new mail
arrangement between the Colonies
and San Francisco. The following
general particulars arc from the
mail summary of the iVcio Zealand
Herald, Oct. 12th:
The efforts of the Government to
obtain a mail service, to be per
formed in eighteen days, between
Auckland and San Francisco having
failed, an extension was allowed to
twenty days, and the point as to the
terminus was waived, it being found
Hint, for several reasons, it was con
venient to maintain the connection
with Sydney. It was found, too,
that New South Wales was unwilling
to be left out of any arrangement
that might be made for a continu
ance of the mail service through
America. After some delay and a
prolonged correspondence with Syd
ney by wire a service has been ar
ranged for. For the first time the
Government of the United States
arc to contribute, and although tho
sum is small (iiuuu; still it is a
recognition of tho importance of the
line, and is a sign that they are
likely to contribute to its mainten
ance and to its improvement as op
portunity offers. The contracting
company is the Union Steamship
Company of New Zealand, which
has shown great enterprise in the
management and extension of its
trade, and which has now a ilect of
magnificent vessels plying on the
coast of New Zealand, between tho
Australian colonies and New Zealand,
and between Fiji and New Zealand.
Tho service is a four-weekly one
as at present. Tho time is 25 days
between Sydney and San Francisco,
and 20 days between Auckland and
San Francisco. This will be one
day quicker than tho last arrange
ment. The Union Company will
carry from Sydney to Auckland and
on to Honolulu, and there they will
connect . with tho boats of tho
Oceanic line, belonging to Spreckols
Brothers. There is always a disad
vantage in a transference of passen
gers and luggage- from one vessel to
another, but in this case the incon
venience will bo minimised. The
vessels of tho Oceanic lino are of
the first order of passenger steamers.
They ply fortnightly between San
Francisco and Honolulu, and pas
sengers travelling cither way will
have Ihc option of stopping at Hono
lulu to see that country and the
many interesting and wonderful
sights there. Tho cost of the ser
vice will be 30,000, 20,000 to be
paid by New Zealand and 10,000
by New South Wales. These sums
will be reduced somewhat, as the
S'1000 to bo contributed by the
United States Government will ho
divided between the two contracting
Governments and the contractors.
The entire business connected
with the contract is not yet com
pleted, aa it is left open to 'Mr.
Pearce, the owner of the Zcalandin
and Australia, the two vessels which
with the City of Sydney are now car
rvinsr on the service.to participate. If
lie chooses to take pait, those two
vessels will still for a time bo em
ployed in the service between Sydney
and San Francisco. The Union
Company have, however, a magnifi
cent boat now on her way out, the
Mararoa, whose carrying capacity
would be quite competent for the
trade. It is said that this cnterpris
inp comnanv propose srreatly ex
tending their present trade by open
ing up commerce between the colo
nics of Australasia and China and
Japan. There arc great possibilities
in such a trade. China and Japan
have enormous populations, and it
is believed that an export trade in
wool and other articles may soon be
established. It is believed that the
change in the service will increase
the amenities of the route, and lead
to a considerable increase in the
passenger trade between the Austra
lasian colonies and Europe by way
Despatches from Wellington of
October 12th give details of the
conditions of contract, as follows:
Two vessels shall be employed be
tween Ssn Francisco and Honolulu,
and two vessels between Honolulu,
Auckland, and Sydney. One-half
of the passenger accommodation af
forded by each vessel running be
tween San Francisco and Honolulu
is to be reserved for passengers to
and from Auckland and Sydney,
and one half of the accommodation
afforded by each vessel running be
tween Honolulu, Auckland, and
Sydney is to be reserved for passen
gers to and from each of the said
colonies. Every vessel used for this
contract other 'than Zealandia and
Australia shall be fitted with refri
geratois as ice chambers in which
fish ova or other natural pioductions
may be conveyed. On each voyage
between 'Frisco, Honolulu, Auck
land, and Sydney, and vice versa,
the vessels shall call, if required by
the Postmasters-General, off the
Navigator Islands for the purpose of
landing and receiving mails, and at
any other intermediate point. With
the consent of thcPostinasters-Gene-lal
or their respective officers, the
agents may delay any of the vessels,
not exceeding 3G hours, at San
Francisco or Honolulu, and not ex
ceeding 2 1 hours at Sydney or Auck
land, free of charge for demurrage;
and in order to ensure the carrying
of mails to and from San Francisco
and Honolulu, the contractors, with
out any such notice, shall delay tho
departure of any vessel (.it neces
sary) at San Francisco and Honolulu,
respectively, for six days to await
the arrival of mails fiom London,
and the same time at Honolulu for
their arrival from New Zealand. For
such delay at San Francisco, but
not at Honolulu, demurrage at the
rate of 5 per hour shall be paid to
the contractor, with tho exception
of tho first 30 hours. A bonus of
f per hour is to be given on time
saved up to 3G hours, but not be
yond that. Tho Postmaster-General
at New Zealand shall bo at liberty
to postpone tho departure of the
vessels from Auckland as formerly.
Instead of a bond of 25,000 being
taken as formerly, the company in
case of failure to perform its con
tract is to forfeit 5,000 to New
Zealand, and 2,500 to New South
Wales as liquidated damages. New
South Wales and New Zealand arc
entitled to retain any subsidy granted
for the mail service by tho English
Government or any Polynesian Gov
ernment. Three mail agents will
accompany each vessel instead of
four. Pilotage, tonnage and harbor
dues are to bo abrogated to the con
tractors in New South Wales, light
house, tonnago and harbor dues in
Auckland. Tho underletting of the
Honolulu-San Francisco portion
shall not affect the liability of the
contractors for tho due performance
of the entire service. Hie periou or
contract may bo extended so as to
include additional voyage. The first
boat will leave Sydney on the 3rd of
December, Auckland on the 8th,
and Honolulu tho 21st of the samo
month. Fiom San Francisco the
first boat will depart on November
21st nnd Honolulu November 28th,
Some of tho Colonial papers ex
press misgivings as to the transfer
ling process at Honolulu, and ac
commodation for travelers hero.
These objections will, wo trust, dis
appear under experience of tho
facilities for transfer to be afforded
at this port, and of the excellent
nccbinmodations, comfoits and pleas
ures avnilnblo to guests of the Royal
(H S3 100
C 0G 100
People's Ice Co.,
llnw'nC.mingc Mauf'g Co.,
E. O. Hall & Son,
Intcr.Island S. N. Co.,
Haw'n Agricultuinl Co.,
Wildcr's Steamship Co.,
C. Rtewer fc Co,,
H n lawn,
Walluku Sugar Co., .
E. O. Hall & Son 10.
L. A. THURSTON, Stock Rrokci.
!H Merchant Strccl. lot ly
ibutit to leave the Kingdom
Jj for a few mouths, nnd having sold
nil our right, title and inlciest in the
White House, 118 Xuunmi Avenue, to
Mr. Joseph Yicir.tiind wife, we wish,
all pm tics conrurnul having any hills for
or against m In imy manner, to present
them fur payment' at onco for settle
ment; nUo tile few s-tt iiryllutr peifons
who uie lawfully indebted to the White
Hniije for pa-.t invors are U(iio-ted to
he munly enough lo p.i for their last
month's "Chinese vnsfi bill nnd black,
ing of shoes, for which was paid several
months ago, if for nothing bo.
MR. JONATHAN AUSTIN U heieby
authorized lo attend to all our legal
huj-lncss in our absence.
JAMES T. WHITE.
153 (!t MARY JANE Willi E.
ANNING'S IaLAND guano
quantities to suit. Apply
lo suit. Aiinlv to the
PACIFIC NAVIGATION CO.
I WILL not ho responsible for any
debts contracted in my mine with
out my written oider.
llanamaulu, October !), 18Sfi. 141) Im
TWO Unfurnished Cottages, suitable
for gentlemen or private families,
within live minutes' walk of the Post
Office. For particulars apply at this
office, or address R. E. C, this" office.
15S 1 w
THE Quarterly Meeting of the Pacific
II.irdw.uo Co. (Limited), will br
held ntthcii ofllce. on FRIDAY, Oct.
Mill, at 10 o'clock a.m.
JAS. G. SPENCER, Sce'y.
Honolulu. Oct. 23, 1885. liil) ft
ALL per-ons having claims against
the HONOLULU ICR WoRICS
CO. arc rrqucsied to preicnt them im
mediately for payment, and all persons
owing the said Company arc requested
to make immediate pnyment. If not
paid within ten dajs fiom this date, the
accounts will be placed in the hands of
an altoinev for collection.
A. McWAYNE, Scc'y.
Honolulu, Oct 24, 1E85. ISO If
Special Notice !
Just icceicd, a consignment of
(Dressed nnd Undressed),
Ace ordc oun,
A Splendid Lot of
Oil Paintings & Oleographs,
ex Jupiter, also a few cases of
Extra Manila Cigars, Show Cases,
And a Small Lino of Ladles',. Misses',
Men's and Youths'
BOOTS, GAITERS & SHOES.
All of which will he sold to the trade
at reasonable prices.
LYONS & COHEN,
100 lw Auctioneers.
At the residence of Mr. J. M. Oat, Ku.
kill St., on acounl of departure,
will be sold, on
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28th,
At 10 a.m., the
Entire Household Furniture
, r "" "'"ft.1 '" V.,". J'0H"Be'
jarK0 Center Rug, IJW Centie Table,
ueuroom Bet, complete.
Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine,
RWExtonsion Dlniug Table,
Glasswiiro and Crockery, Plated Ware,
1 Union Cooking Range, Meat Safe,
Rath Tub, etc., etc.
150'Ot E. A. ADAMS & CO., Auet'rs
NEW LOT OF
A.X-.3L, - OT-EIR- EIMLSK.OIIJS3ES, Y
Corner Fort and
Pacific Hardware Company,
Successors to Dillingham & Go. and Samuel Nott.
FORT STREET, :::::: HONOLULU
Signal Oil, Something New for Carriage Lamps.
Rest Quality Rluc Mottled Soap. Extra Grocer Soap,
a Superior Article.
VST Eire Proof Safes, Closing Out at "Low Prices. -KBa
Full Lines of Goods upon Most Favorable Terms.
rpo the Creditors of the Estate of
X C. WILLIAMS, a bankrupt, take
notice: That the undersigned, assignee
of the Estate of C. AVilliams.a bankrupt,
has, preparator to his final account
and dividend, submitted his accounts as
such assignee and filed the same before
Hon. A. F. Judd, Justice of the Supreme
Court, at his chambers, to whom he will
apply at 10 o'clock a sr. on Wednesday,
the 28th day of October, inst., for a
settlement of said accounts and for a
discharge from all liability as such as
signee, and for an order to make a llnal
dividend. And that any person inter
ested may then and theie appear nnd
contest the same. W. C. PARKE,
Honolulu, Oct. 23, 1885. 15a :tt
UNITED CARRIAGE Co. !
Telephone 200 !
rpiIIS Company, while thanking the
JL public lor itsficncrousKiippoit,are
still able to furnish tlrst class teams.
The steady advancement of this Com.
pany Mnce its organization, iwo years
ago, has convinced us that persons who
drive their own teams not only make
steady competent Urhcrs, but, as a rule,
are not likely to charge more than legal
latcs. Any passenger overcharged by
any of our drivers will, on application
to our ofllce, have the overcharge
promptly icturncd. The object, of the
United Carriage Company is to supply
the public with good teams at legitimate
rates of fare, and hope by so doing to
merit, in the future, the same liberal
patronage that we have received in the
past. UNITED OARRIAOE Co.
Bell Telephone, - 290.
liutual Telephone, - - - 290.
'UST Office nnd Carriage Stand, next
door to E. O. Hall & Son's, corner King
and Foit Streets. 153 1m
Pioneer St'm Candy Factory &.Bakery
Manufactmes all and every aiticlu in
Confectionery and Pastry and Bread
RaUery from tho best and purest mate,
rials, guaranteed free from all
Ilasf.ilwnys on hand nil sizes of his Rich
and Unsurpnssed Quality of
Enjoying a rich reputation of many
years, nnd are ornamented in any
style desired, nnd arc sold at tho
Lowest Possible Prices
Unequalled facilities nnd steam enables
mu to sell all articles manufactured nt
my Establishment Cheaper than Miny
other in this Line of Rusiness. Vanilla,
Chocolate, Cocoanut. hand made and
Mould Creams of nil flavors at 50 cents
RICH PUFF CREAM CAKES,
at 5 cents each. Mlnto and Fruit
Pies always on hand.
Pure and Wholesome Bread !
Vienna Rolls, Family & Graham Bread
delivered to any part of tho city. The
largest and most v.iiimiB Stock of Con
fectioncry can ho found at
Steam Candy Factory and Bakery. '
No. 71 Hotel St., Hhotwren Nuuanu and
P. O. Box No. 76. ."Telephone No. 74,
NEW GOODS !
A DIVIDEND of Two Dollars per
share will be paid lo the Share
holders of the Inter-Island Steam Navi
gation Co. at their ofllce, on Saturday,
Oct. 10, 1885. J. ENA,'
Scc'y 1. 1. S. N. CO.
Honolulu, Oct. 8, 1885. 145 a
Ring ud TelejMe 32.
ITii-wuiitiii Hotel Stabler
Comfortable Carriages, good
and Competent Drivers.
IIorseH to JiCt.
to Boaid on
Hones for Sale and Warranted
148 Eiiig Up Telephone 32. tf
7X Quecix Street,
Steamer "J. I. Dowse! t,"
Rob Roy, Mile Morris, and Josephine.
SALT FOR SiVJL.13.
Fine and coarse Puuloa Salt j lino
ICakaako Salt, in quantities to suit.
Also, largo nnd small Iron Water
Tanks. Paints, Oils, Etc., Etc. 63 ly
MELLER & HALBE'S
Ice Cream Parlor
Lincoln's lock, line st.
AH.I'lnt AsHorlineut of
Candies & Cake
Always on Ilund
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