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WEDNESDAY, NOV. l, 1835.
EULOGY OF THE DEAD.
Ak Eloquexx Tbibote to Grant
mor Henry Ward Beecher
A Soldier Wno Never Lo3t
Comaol or 31m Equanimity.
Boston, Oct. 22. An immense
crowd assembled in Tremont Tem
ple to-night to hear Henry Ward
Beeeher's eulogy on Gen. Grant.
The speaker began with a brief
synopsis of the life of Grant, allud
ing to his lack of success in early
business pursuits and his connection
with the war with Mexico. Ho re
ferred to the need of the North, at
the opening of the war of the Re
bellion, for a man of iron mold who
had but two words in his vocabu
lary, "victory" or "annihilation,"
and added: "Three great names
were rising to sight Sherman,
Thomas, Sheridan and larger than
either was Grant. With his advent
tho armies, with some repulses,
went steadily forward from conquer
ing to conquer. Aside from all his
military qualities, he had one ab
sorbing spirit, the Union must be
saved; the rebellion must be beaten;
the Confederate armies must bo
thrashed to chaff, as on a summer
thrashing lloor. lie had no political
ambition; no imagimuy reputation
to preserve or gain. A great genius
for grand strategy; a comprehen
sion of complex and vast armies ;
caution, prudence and silence while
preparing; an endless patience, an
indomitable will, and a real down
right lighting quality. . Thus, at
length, Grant was redly born. He
had lain in the nest long as an un
fertile egg. The brooding of the
war hatched the egg, and an eagle
MOTIVES RUMNO COMMANDERS.
The speaker then referred in de
tail to the condition of the armies,
the molics tilling the commanders
and soldiers of both sides, the many
fierce battles in which thousands
were killed and many more thou
sands were wounded, and added:
"Into this sulphurous storm of war
Grant entered almost unknown. It
was with difllculty that he could
obtain a command. Once set for
ward, Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksbuig,
Chicamagua, the Wilderness, Spott
sylvania, Petersburg, Appomattox,
these were his footsteps. In four
years he had risen, without political
iavor, from the bottom to the very
highest command, not second to anj'
living commander in the world."
Reviewing his military career as a
whole, Mr. Beecher said: "He
never lost his courage or equanimity.
With a million men, for whose move
ments he was responsible, he yet
carried a tranquil mind, not dis
tressed by disasters nor elated by
success. Gentle of heart, familiar
with all, never boasting, always
modest his work was done and the
defeat of the Confedeiate armies
was final. This dreadful man of
blood was as tender toward his late
adversaries as a woman toward her
son. He imposed no humiliating
conditions, spared the feelings of
his antagonists, sent home the dis
banded Southern men with food and
with horses for working their crops.
And when a revengeful spit it in the
Executive chair showed itself and
threatened the chief Southern Gene
rals, Grant, with holy indignation,
interposed himself and compelled
his superior to relinquish his rash
ability not luck.
The speaker dwelt at some further
length upon Grant's military career,
refuting, in passing, tho charges
which attributed his success to luck,
and criticisms upon what some called
the waste of life of his own soldiers
and the butchery of his enemies,
and in concluding his remarks upon
Grant's military life, said: "All
summer, all the autumn, all the
winter, all the spring and in the
early summer again, he hammered
Lee with blow on blow until at Ap
pomattox the great, but not the
greatest Southern General went to
the ground. Having brought the
long and disastrous war to a close,
in his own heart Grant would have
chosen to have rested upon his
laurels and lived a retired military
, life. It was not to be permitted.
He was called to the Presidency by
universal acclaim, and it fell upon
him to conduct the campaign of re
construction, even more buidensomc
After dwelling upon tho various
acts of Gen. Grant's national ad
ministration and his reconstruction
policy, the speaker summed up his
adininistrativo career as follows:
'"On the whole, if one considers the
intrinsic difficulty of the questions
belonging to his Administration, the
stormy condition of politics and
parties during his eight years, it
- 'must be. admitted that the country
I owes to his unselfish disposition, to
hjs general wisdom, to his unsullied
integrity, if not the meed of the
wisest, yet the reputation of one
who, pre-eminent in war, was emi
nent in administration, more perhaps
by the wisdom of a noble nature
than by the intelligence- which is
bred only by experience. Yet im
perious counselors and corrupt para
sites dimmed tho light of his political
Mr. Beecher then dwelt upon the
retired life of Gen. Grant, referring
to his business reverses and the
equanimity which characterized him
subsequently, and after speaking
briefly of his fatal sickness, con
cluded as follows: "A man he was
without vices, with absolute hatred
of lies and an ineradicable love of
truth ; of perfect loyally to friend
ship, neither envious of others nor
selfish himself. With zeal for the
public good unfeigned, he has left
to memory only such weaknesses as
connect him to humanity and such
virtues as will rank him among
heroes. The tidings of his death,
long expected, gave a shock to the
whole world. Governments, rulets,
eminent statesmen and scholars from
all civilized nations gave sincere
tokens of sympathy. For the hour
sympathy rolled ns a wavo all over
our land. It closed the last furrow
of war, extinguished the last preju
dice, effaced tho last vestige of
hatred, and cursed be tho hand that
blings them back. Johnston nnd
Buckncr on one side of his bier,
Sherman and Sheridan on the other,
he has come to his tomb a silent
sj'mbol that liberty had conqnered
slavery; patriotism, lebcllion: and
peace, war. He rests in peace. No
drum or cannon shall disturb his
rest. Sleep, hero, until another
trumpet shall shake the heavens and
earth! Then come foith to glory in
ENGLAND AND RUSSIA.
How Negotiations Regarding TnE
Afghan Frontier Dispute were
York, Oct. 23. A London
says the oiucial nine
Book giving a history of the nego
tiations between Great JJritain and
Russia regarding tho Afghan fron
tier question was issued to-day. It
is much more interesting reading
than such summaries usually are,
and it gives all the information that
will ever lie officially supplied re
garding the crisis of last spring,
which most people believed would
culminate in a great war. The pub
lication of the Blue Book at this
time is bound to have a great effect
upon English politics, and its results
arc almost certain to lie more favor
able to the Conservative than to the
Libei al party. The Afghan contro
veis3T, of which this volume is a his
tory, began during the late Liberal
Administration and was brought to a
close by the present Conservative
Government. About one-half of the
British despatches published in the
book are signed by Karl Granville,
and the other half by Lord Salis
bury, the present Premier.
The contrast between, the des
patches is most marked. Gran
ville's utterances are marked by
weakness and shiftiness. They fre
quently show much craftiness of a
kind which' suggests that they were
the work of Gladstone's mind, al
though of Granville's hand, but
they arc over-matched, even in craft,
by the replies of l)c Gicrs, the
Russian Foreign Minister. Salis
bury's despatches, on the other
hand, arc noticeably firm and vigor
ous. Their perusal has a breezy
and refreshing effect upon the
reader, after the paltering plati
tudes that preceded them. It is
evident that Lord Salisbur3T, when
he reluctantly assumed his great
office, had a well-settled policy re
garding Russia, and that lib steadily
and sturdily pursued it. His suc
cessful management of this moment
ous controversy is now for the first
time revealed to the world. It de
serves to rank, and doubtless will
rank, alongside of tho British tri
umphs won by Salisbury and
Beaconsfield in tho diplomatic tour
nament known to history as the Berlin
From tho moment that Salisbury
took control of affaiis tho tone of
the despatches from St. Petersburg
became greatly changed. They had
been alternately sneering and threat
ening; they became elusive and
crafty, but always respectful. Some
of tho dodges resorted to by Russia
aro amusing in the light of subse
quent events. "When it became evi
dent to the Russian official mind
that it was useless to try to brow
beat Salisbury, Do Gicn. suggested
that the question of the ownership
of tho Zulfikar Pass bo postponed
until tho other points were settled.
The proposal -was promptly nega
tived by Salisbury. Do Giers then
offered to submit tho Zulflknr Pass
P question to u Geographical Commis
sion. 'Xlus was albo peremptorily
refused and Russia yielded.
It is evident from the btudy of
the despatches that war trembled in
the balance on several occasions.
There were also incidental squab
hie about certain Persian matters,
which ineicato that sooner or later
there will bo a serious complication
between Persia and England.
few . 1. Tj,,4.
J Alfred maqoon,
. ATIOKNEY AT LAW.
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and Copper-smiths, No. 71 King street,
Honolulu. B5T House ami Ship Job
Work promptly executed. 103
Honolulu Carriage Manufact'y
228 and 230 Fort Street,
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V. If. PAGE. Proprietor
Provincial Fire Insurance Co.,
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Now Yorlc & Honolulu
MESSRS. W. II. GROSSMAN & BRO.
will dispatch about December 1st n
flrst-class vessel from New Yortt for this
pott direct. Merchants and others
wishing to ship by tills favorite line
will pleaso forward their orders ai early
as possible. Very truly, etc.,
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or una w liotct ati'uot,
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Horso Radisli Roots and Celery, Swi's Ohecc, Cream Cheese, Edam Cheese,
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Goods delivered to Wnikiki, Tuesdays nnd Fridays.
of tho Town.
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Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and. Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIM, COPPER AMD
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Bills of Lnding
ft. D. L. AIUM1AUT hereby intb
males that ho 1ms this dnv with.
drawn from tho firm of Soyong & All.
phart, and Hint ho will carry on tho hvA
nets of nn Employment Agency, Anglo
unincsc interpreting, uollccilng Ac
counts anil other Agency Business
Sun Kim Lung Co.'s, 43 llotel street.
THE PAST 8AILIN0
will run tegulnrly
TO WAIALUA EVERY MONDAY,
Returning on Thursday, wcntlier
For freight or passage apply to tho
Captain on board, or to
1'Acirio Navigation Co.,
and Lock Smith,
licthcl St., nuxtgto Posl-OIlle-e.
Sowing Machines of nil kinds repaired.
All kinds of Light Machinery repaired
on Short Notice
N.B. Gool Workmnnship nnd Charges
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P. O. Box 207
Goods dellvcied to all parts
Pnini iiy &.
pi-iccn to Hiiit Hie timcH.
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Law Ropoi ts
rfMIE UNDERSIGNED is preptued
JL to furnish household tcrvnnts,
collect bills, nnd do Anglo-Chlncsc in.
tcrprctlng and a general agency busi
ness. Charges moderate.
T30YONG, 4VS Nuuanu St.
Mutual Tclephono 270. 03 Cm
E. E; Bill,
Boats Built and Repaired to Ordor.
All Kinds oi" EHoat Mnfvrinl.
Timbers, Knees, Stems, Keels. Also, 1
Decked Surf Bnnt, 1 Largo Twelve-Ton
Scow, 1 Pour.Onrcd Race Boat, 2 Smnll
Skills, 1 Twclve.Ton Sloop in perfect
order, with sails, anchors and chnins
complete. Por sale cheap for cash
Kilnuea street, Honolulu. IPOS ly
Patronize Iloiuu ftlniml'ucLurc
The Hawaiian Stone Comp'y
Are now prepaied to f mulsh fresli Lime
in quantities to suit purchasers, and
satisfaction warranted as to both tho
kind and the price.
ALIEN & ROBINSON,
0.1 ly AgciiU.
J. A. oowerT"
Ship Carpontor and Boat Builder.
HAS on hand nnd for snle various
sired surf boats, constructed on
an improved priiiciplo of my own in
vention, each fiamo being of one piece
across tho keel. The frames are closer
together, and the boats aie therefore
lighter and lest liable to bilge in, than
boats of nny other build. Each side
plank and gunwale is in one piece from
stem to stem, and is consequently not
liable to strain, there being no midship
butts. The material and workmanship
aie wan anted to be of tho best quality.
Jlr. Robert Lowers, of Lowers &
Cooke, will attend to the sale of these
boats, and dispose of them at Ban Fran
cisco pi ices. 05 ly
.7 . W-VXiLEK. Proprietor.
Choicest Meats from Finest Herds.
Families and Shipping
SUPPLIED ON SHORT NOTICE
JliOAVCst; jMivr-lcci Prices.
All meats delivered from this Market
aie thoroughly chilled immediately after
killing by means of a Bell-Coleman Pa
lent Dry Air Rcfrigeiator. Meat so
treated retains all its juicy propei ties,
and is Guaranteed to Kkei Lonoeii
ai-tek Delivery than Fnnsni.Y-Kiu-r.D
Meat. 74 ly
THE undersigned, n Committee of Di
rectors of the Equitable Life As
surance Society of tho United States,
appointed to formulate the views of the
Board on the advantages offered by the
Society to the public, leport:
1st The Society issucs all the approv
cd forms of assurance, including Ordi
nary Life, Er dowment and Tontine po
licies. It is immateiial to the Directors
which form of policy is taken by in
2d The Life and Endowment forms
of policy provide for annual cash divi.
dends and a suiienilcr value; arc indis
putable after three years and payablo
immediately after proof of death.
3d .The premiums on a Tontine po
licy are the same as on tho Ordinary
Life, but, while the latter is only pay.
able in the ovent of death, tho holder of
the Tontine policy has the right to draw
tho whole of tho reserve and tho accu
mulntcd prolits in rash at the end of a
stated period; thus, during his own life
time, after his producing years are past,
he can, without any larger premium
than on an ordinary policy, secure these
4th Experience shows that tho return
paid in cash on maturing Tontino po
licies approximates to or exceeds the
amount of premiums paid by policy
holders, so that tho average cost of the
assurance will bo only about the interest
on the premiums.
Gth Tontino policies, like others, aro
paid in full in tho event of death at any
time during the term of the policy, and
aro incontestable after three years, and
payablo immediately after due proof of
Oth Experience shows that tho mor
tality is lower among Tontino policy,
holders, as .the better lives seek this
kind of assurances, which is a consider,
able source of profit.
7th Tontino policies will bo made
non-forfeitable under tho laws of tho
State, if so desired at tho time tho ns.
surnneo is effected.
8th Tho Tontino system is fair and
just; its accounts aro accurately kept,
scparnto from all other business; the
funds judiciously invested and improv.
ed, and tho accumulated profits faith,
fully guarded and properly appoitioned.
O1I1 Tito Society has since us organ!,
.ation transacted a larger amount of
now busine&s than any other company,
whilo its new business for the ilrst halt
of tho present year is $l,7GO,00O larger
than that of tho first half of 1884. It
lias Assets of $00,000,000; over $ 14,000,
000 of Suiplus, and Its ratio of Surplus
to Liability is greater than thai of any
Chaunckv M. DlSl'KW,
John A. Stkwaw,
William A. Wiieelock
ClIAIlLKH fl. LANDOy,
Heniiv B. Hyde, .
Committee of tho Board of Diiectors of
tho Equitable Life Assurnnco Society
' of tho United States,
ALEX. J. OARTWRIGHT,
General Agent for Howniinn Islands ,
Equitablo Life Assurance Society.
O Luso Hawaiiano.
ALL persons viho wnnt to communi
cate vtlth tho Poitupucse, cither
for business, or for procuring workmen ,
servants or iiny oihur helps, will find it
the most prolllnblo way to ndcrtlsu in
tho L.nso Hatvaiiniw, tho now organ of
Hie Portuguese colony, which is pub.
llshed on Merchant strict, Gascttc Build,
ing, (Post-Ofilco Letter Box B,), nnd
only charges icnonablo rates for ndvei
tisemcDls. HONOLULU LIBRARY
READING ROOM ASSOCIATION.
'pHIS INSTITUTION is located on
X the corner of Hotel nnd Alakea
streets, directly opposite the building of
tho Y. M. C. A., nnd is open every tiny
and ecning, Sundays included.
The Reading Room is supplied with
all tho local journals, us well as marly
fifty of tho leading foreign paptib null
Tho Circulating Library consists ol
ovei .'),(I00 vohimcD, and is constantly
The Reference Llbiary roniiiliis a
valuable line of cyclopedias, diction
aries, nnd works of a similar clinroctcr.
A handsome parlor is provided for
couvcisation nnd games.
The Circulating Department is elostd
Terms of mcmbciship : Signing the
roll and paying the icgular tints, fifty
cents a month, quartcily in athunce.
Strangers from foreign countries and
visitois from other islands are welcome
to the rooms at all times, but as the
Association has no other regular means
of support cscept the dues of members,
it is expected that residents of Honolulu
who desire to avail themselves of its
privileges, and all who feel an interest
in maintaining an institution of this
kind in our community, will join the
Association and pay the regular dues.
S. B. DOLE President
M. M. SCOTT Vice-President
H. A. PARMELEE Secretary
A. L. SMITH Treasurer
0. T. ROJJGEKS, M. D., Chairman Hall
nnd Lihinry Committee. 17 if
The Only Paper in California
that Advocates Hawaiian
A Splendid Advertising Medium
For Hawaiian Business Men desirous of
forming trade connections
on the Const.
'All Hawaiian papers kept on file 'and
full information given concerning
Entiusted to (he Proprietor will be
promptly and carefully executed,
and no commission charged.
TERMS Three Dollars
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4 to 5 " 1.7G 12.00
Gtot " 2.C0 10.00
Cuttings, per 100, $1.00; per 1,000, ifO.CO.
White Mulberry Seed, per ounce, 30
cents; per pound, $3.00.
Russian Mulberry Seed, per ounce, CO
cents; per pound, $7.00.
Miss Nellie Lincoln Rossiter
Is Agent for tho following papers:
South and West, semi-monthly, G0o a
Farmer's Call, weekly, GOc per year;
Farmer's Home, monthly, GOc per year;
Home and School Visitor, monthly,
7Gc per yeur.
As an Inducement to panics to order
their Silk Worm Eggs during tho bum
mcr, to bo forwurded in tho Jail, I offer
picniiums, from April 1st, ns'followB;
For $1, 2,000 cges, and a book of in
struction. For $2, 5,000 eggs, book of instruction
nnd nny ono paper.
For $!l, Oz. eggs, and any two pnpers.
For iJG, 1 oz, eggs, two pnpeis and book.
For $9.G0, 2 oz, eggs, and tin eo papers.
For $14, 3 oz. eggs, 3 nnpers nnd bcok.
For $17, 4 oz. oggo, nnd four papers.
For $'J1, G oz. eggs, 4 papers nnd book
Tho above charges "are tho regular
liet prices for eggb," nnd tho papers will
bo tent ob hero btated for ono jcur.
Those bending ordeis thiough tho bum.
mer, accompanied by the cash amount,
(Post-Olllto orders payablo to me, on
Post Ofllee, Pemberton, New Jersey, U.
S. A.) will receive tho picmiums to
which their order entitles them, com.
mencing at once, nnd tho eggs will ho
sent about November ltt,
NKtilili: IilNCOttV IlOHHITIUt,
Practical Silk Culturist,
New Lisbon, Burlington '
077 NEW JERSEY.
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