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vorsatlon with ono of our staff, tlio
veucrnuic uivino expressed his sur
prise) nt the scant variety of fruit
growing in such a favorable eliinato
as this. He has a very high opinion
of the future- of New Zealand, be
lieving it will reach a stage of mag
nificent prosperity within a century.
Dr. Taylor offered to prolong his
visit to this goup and render assist
ance to the Anglican clergy hero,
but the Bishop did not deem it ex
pedient to accept the offer, owing to
an unsettled state of affairs presently
existing in the diocese.
Monday, Nov. 2nd.
???AVhen the ditt and dust are
all scraped off the streets, what will
be loft V ? ?
Raw cane sugar has dropped nine
points, beet having taken possession
for the time being.
Hawaiian Commercial Co.'s stock
was quoted, October 23rd, on the
San Francisco Stock, and Exchange
Hoard, at 10 bid and lO'j ashed.
A i'atai. maniacal quarrel oc
curred at the Insane Asylum this
morning, in which a native madman
killed a Chinese maniac. An in
quest was being held this afternoon.
Mn. and Mrs. Robcit Donnolly
tried to obtain passage on the S. S.
Australia Saturday night for the
Colonies. The steamer was over
crowded, and, notwithstanding Mr.
Donnolly's offer to sleep on deck,
he wf.s lejected.
Intei.ugence has been received
of the death of Capt. Charles Brewer,
of Boston, which occurred on the
11th inst., his burial taking place
on the 13th. Capt. Brewer founded
the Honolulu house of Brewer & Co.
iu the thirties, and was 81 years of
age at his death."
A lady and two gentlemen, pas
sengers by the S. S. Australia for
the Colonies, took a peep in at the
Circus Saturday night. The lady
worked her way to the side of the
royal box to get a glimpse of the
King. She did not see him, but,
thinking the portly Chamberlain was
His Majesty, she exclaimed, "There
he is, but who's the gals with him?"
Tin; Honolulu Typographical
Union, No. 37, has been organized,
with the following oillcers for the
ensuing term: President, James II.
Black; Vice-President, Edward B.
King ; Secretary, James R. Morris ;
Treasurer, U. G. Wilson ; Scrgeant-at-Arms,
AV. S. Brash; Executive
Committe Thomas Spencer, AV. L.
Grieve, II. L. Blnnchard, J. P. In
gram and J. II. Morris.
Mrs. E. B. C. Wallace, wife of
the Rev. Geo. Wallace, received by
the Australia the sad news of the
death of her father, the Rev. Dr. A.
D. Cole, President of Nashotah
Theological Seminary, near Mil
waukee, Wisconsin. He died on
October 14th, aged GG years, of
typhoid fever. Dr. Cole had been
connected with the seminary for the
past thirty-live years, and his place
will be hard to fill.
Bakk Amy Turner arrived at
Hongkong, September loth, after a
forty days' passage from Honolulu.
Barkentinc Mount Lebanon arrived
the same day, after a sixty days'
.passage. Both ships' companies all
well. Capt. Newell of the former
vessel reports having passed through
the eastern circle of a typhoon, from
Aug. 27th to Sept. 21st. Fortu
nately the vessel had plenty sea
room, and the waves were prevented
from breaking on boaid by suspend
ing a can of oil over the side, so that
the oil dripped slowly into the sea
and made a smooth surface. The
bark lost two foretopsails and fore
sail. The captain further reports
Messrs. C. Brewer & Co.'s hark
Edward May at Hongkong with a
full cargo of oil, under orders to
proceed to the Phillipine Islands.
Tnr.UK was some anxiety felt on
shore Saturday night, in regard to a
delay of tho s.s. Australia in com
ing into port. It was feared that
there was disease on board, and that
the ship was going to be quaran
tined. The trouble, however, was
simply that the large number of
passengers required so much time to
inspect by the Port Physician, that
before the operation was through
the ship had drifted past tho haibor
entrance, and had to turn about to
get the heading for tho channel.
There were on board 1.58 passen
gers for Sydney, 13 for Auckland
and two for Samoa. One of the
through passengers was Gen. J. P.
Field, a prominent colonizer, and
Sir William and Lady "Fox. Sir
William Fox is an eminent publicist
of New Zealand, having been twice
Premier. The Australia was docked
about 7 o'clock, having exchanged
signals with the Alameda at 2:30
Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.
Mil. John Egan, of the Temple of
Fashion, boing about to sail for the
Coast, invited his friends to assem
ble at Wickics' last night for a shin
dig to the euphonious strains of an
Novemuer's Friend is a vigorous
number. It contains an qnti-Chi-neso
article, and discusses tho Sun
day and sacerdotal questions. A
contributor gives a historical sketch
of tho Kawaialmo Church,
TH3SJ BAEtf BTOH
AVhen the Hazard was four days
off from Hilo on her last trip to the
Coast, a stowaway supposed to be
Raymond mado his appearance on
deck. The authorities searched the
vessel previous to her sailing, but
they passed tho hiding place of tho
Tur. steamer Iwalani made a noto
woithy trip last week. Leaving
Honolulu on Monday afternoon at
live o'clock, she returned on Friday
afternoon at half-past three, having
visited Honokaa and Kukuihaele,
Hawaii, and brought 3,000 bags of
sugar in time to be forwarded by
the Alameda to San Francisco.
AVi: are indebted to the Minister
of Foreign Affairs for copies of the
report of Mr. R. Socman, Hawaiian
Consul at the Azores, from which it
is learned that, during 1881, Portu
guese laborers in these Islands re
mitted to their families in St. Mi
chaels an aggregate of 33,538, in
amounts ranging from $." to above
Mn. Chris. K. .Miller, of Wise
man's Business Agency, last even
ing took unto himself "a wife, with
the assistance of Rev. E. C. Oggcl.
The bride is Miss Minnie Hart, and
the ceremony was at the house of
Mrs. 1 cman, AVaikiki. For some
days previously a gorgeous wedding
cake for the occasion was on exhibi
tion at Mcller & llalbe's fancy
bakery shop. It was surmounted
with the clligies of a happy couple
beneath a marriage bell.
Ox Saturday last Marshal J. II.
Sopcr sold at public auction, in
front of the Government building,
Huelo Sugar Plantation, situated at
Iluelo, Maui. The sale was by vir
tue of an order of the Supreme
Court, to satisfy a judgment of
SHG,oOO obtained by plaintiff in
the suit of Win. Renny Watson vs.
T. Akanaliilii and others. The pro
perty was bid in for $G0,000 on be
half of Mr. Watson, who is a mem
ber of the firm of Mirrles, Tait &
Watson, of Glasgow, and owner of
the Huelo sugar mill.
Tin: meeting of the Boating Asso
ciation last evening, in the King's
boat house, was not a harmonious
one. A bombastic conflict of words
lipened into an offer to fight with
lists and the meeting wound up with
disagreement on all sides. It was
decided, however, that a member of a
senior crew, not having won a race
in that class, could become a mem
ber of a junior crew without com
mitting a breach iu boating laws.
The programme of the races for the
lGth was drawn up and ordered pub
lished. Wi:dxi:sday, Nov. 4th.
Silver is not taken for taxes in
amounts over ten dollars.
A Portuguese man prowls about
the premises of Kalihi residents at
Mn. Justice Preston has gone to
AVaimea, Hawaii, to hold a term of
the Third Judicial Court.
Mit. R. S. Smith, formerly editor
of the Saturday Press, is now
editor of the San Mateo County
(Cat.; Times and Gazette.
Tin: Planters' Monthly for Octo
ber is a very fat number, containing
18 pages, nearly all tilled with the
proceedings of the late Planters'
Account Tori, Secretary of the
Japanese Consulate, and Mr. G.
Nakayama, Inspector, have gone to
Hawaii to visit Japanese laborers on
Gitovn Ranch Plantation Company
has elected ofllccrs for the ensuing
year, as follows : President, S. B.
Dole ; A'icc-Prcsident, A. II. Smith ;
Secretary, AV. A. Kinney; Trea
surer, J. B. Atherton; Auditor,
J. II. Paty.
There was not a very largo at
tendance at the sale of the late
Judg Austin's effects this morning.
Fair prices were, however, obtained,
Mr. Morgan, of E. 'P. Adams &
Co. , officiating. The piano brought
8300. There was no bid for the
house and lot, which were conse
Tin: purser of the steamer Jas.
Makeo reports a fire at Hanamaulu
last week. A native grass dwelling
house was aecidently set on lire by
a boy smoking a cigarette. The
house burned vory rapidly and a
cane field close by 'was in danger.
A force of men from the steamer
was sent nshoro to fight the Haines.
Tho dwelling was totally destroyed
and some large trees standing nbout
fifty yards to leeward of the firo
were badly burnt.
Thursday, Nov. 5th.
Lyons & Cohen had a very fair
sale to-day, covering a large variety
N.vrivr. boys had a fine time last
evening jumping from the highest
point of the Marino Railway into the
An owl became entangled in the
telephone wires on Nuuanu Aralloy
road last evening, but after a brief
An eel about three feet long and
as big around ns a firo hose was
caught this morning by boat boys
under Brewer's wharf.
6VHJUBV i HOHTO&V&V, H, U FRIDAY. WTQYSOTSB It, M.
Tho ugly ditch
That gaped ot yore
On the corner
Ily Mowtnan's More,
With redwood plank
Is vcll bridged o'er.
So clean and dry you now pass by
And stick In the muddy rut no more.
AVnr.N the bark Ceylon was hauled
up on the Marino Railway last even
ing, tho bill of a swordfish was found
sticking in tho side of the keel. It
had entered obliquely upwnrd, pierc
ing the copper and penetrating four
inches to the scam.
Mas. J. Sullivan was driving along
the road in a buggy yesterday after
noon when tho horse stumbled.
Mrs. Sullivan jumped out and held
the horse by the head until assist
ance arrived. The animal was
slightly bruised about the knees and
The vestry of Fort Street Church
was well filled with an attentive and
appreciative audience las evening.
Addresses were delivered by Rcvds.
F. Damon, C. M. Hyde, Prof. Mer
ritt, and by Mrs. Sotithwick and
Mrs. McCully. Many interesting
facts were given relating to mission
work among the Chinese, Hawaiian,
and other non-English races.
Tin: colonial mails and passengers
which left Auckland Sept. 15th, per
steamship Australia, were landed in
England on the 10th of October 33
days in transit the shortest time
that has ever been made on the San
Francisco route. This will show
what can be done by the new con
tractors, when their arrangements
are completed for making rapid
Dit. AVcbb was thrown from his
carriage the other evening, while
crossing the bridge leading from the
AVaikiki road to the Park. His wife
was with him, but held on to her
seat until the horse stopped. The
doctor escaped with a few bruises.
It seems the covering of the bridge
is broken, which produced the shock
that threw Dr. AVcbb out and also
started the horse to run away.
Theui: was a very gootr attend
ance at the regular meeting of the
Hook and Ladder Company last
evening, no less than twenty mem
bers mustering. Fifteen new mem
bers have joined the company within
the past two months, threo being
added to the roll last night. Meas
ures were adopted for co-operating
with the rest of the department
in tendering a reception to Mr. John
Nott, Chief Engineer, on his return
from the East.
Tins morning, shortly before two
o'clock, a suburban neighborhood
was wakened up by the most ear-
jpicrcing screams. They were found
vacated by a family, an old native
and a son of ten or twelve years
being left in charge. Two of the
neighbors, whoso families had been
aroused by the weird noise, entered
the premises, and, knocking at a
door, asked what the matter was.
A plaintive voice from within replied,
"Ghosts!" The party outside asked
the owner of the voice to open the
door, and shortly the old man ap
peared and explained in native what
the tiouble was. lie pointed inside,
and there stood the boy close to the
door, quaking with fear. The visit
ors, finding there was nothing more
than n case of nervous and super
stitious fear, administered some
soothing words to the distressed lad,
and, bidding him and his
aloha, returned to their beds.
was no more disturbance
quiet of the night.
A Chinaman was arrested yester
day for passing counterfeit money.
Mn. AVhitman, of the Hawaiian
Carriage Manufacturing Company,
and a gentleman friend, started
yesterday morning on horseback for
a trip around this island.
AVhii.e a carriage, driven by Miss
Hall and containing Chief Justice
Judd's children, was turning the
corner of Richards and King streets
yesterday evening, a fore wheel col
lapsed, but nobody was hurt.
Mit. Morgan, of E. P. Adams &
Co. , was exercising his raro oratori
cal powers to a largo audience to
day, and the faces of successful
bidders were wreathed with smiles
as they lugged off their purchases.
Tin: Honolulu Rifles had a con
fidential meeting at the armory last
evening to consider ways and means
of bringing tho company to its
former standard of efficiency. Argu
ments were brought to bear showing
tlic way and wherefore of the Rifles'
present condition, and the cause of
tho company's decay being mado
manifest a resolution was adopted
to check the tendency to a general
collapse. The meeting adjourned
at 9 o'clock to tho apparent satis
faction of those present, and this
morning it was learned that Mr. AV.
11. Aldrich tendered his resignation
to His Ex. Gov. Dominis last even
ing, as captain of tho Honolulu
Saturday, Nov. 7th.
Coi,. Sam Norris arrived in town
this morning from San Francisco via
The' captain of tho schooner
Mauuokawai reports a deluge of
rain and strong winds at Koolau
Dr. Emerson is changing his
place of residence to 1!)G Fort
St-eet, formerly occupied by Capt.
Arn regret to learn that Mr. Peter
Dalton, harness maker, on King
street, had a stroke of paralysis this
It is said that the artesian well on
Kahukti Ranch, this island, has
been abandoned after a depth of
100 feet had been reached.
Ducks and chickens, to tho num
of two dozen, were stolen, a few
ovenings ago, from tho premises of
Mr. C. J. Fishcl nt Makiki.
There is a clean sheet on the
Police record hook to-day. The
city, therefore, owes his honor, Jus
tice Bickcrton, one pair of while
Tm: sloop Sarah was sold at auc
tion this noon on Brewer's wharf by
E. P. Adams & Co. to Mr. Charles
Phillips for $1 12. His Majesty was
there and the attendance was good,
but the bidding was slow.
Monday, Nov. !)th.
Sugar quotations remain un
changed. Tin: AVaimea Mill begins grinding
in a few weeks and the Liliiie Mill
in December next.
The Queen's Own turned out
well to-day. The company num
bered 'J officers and GO men.
High wind and rain last night
made a pleasing lullaby to people
who like that kind of music.
Mn. Tavcrnicr promises an exhi
bition of his paintings at King
Bros.' art store about New Year's.
The Circus band played a send
off to Mr. aril Mrs. Jas. T. AVhite,
who left this afternoon by the AV.
Cai't. Hayley has been sick, is
better, and is going to, AVaikapu,
Maui, to-day, to sec his friend, Mr.
AV. II. Cornwell.
Steamer Jas. Makee took several
tons of granite this afternoon for
the foundation of a maceration mill
Outside of the Mongolians them
selves, the lnwyeis arc tho most
numerous class of advertisers in the
Cane is being planted cxtensivcry
in new places on Kauai, particularly
at Makaweli, where a new well will
be bored in January next.
A new and handsome six-oared
boat arrived from the Coast to-day
for the Ka-'ulani Club, and a four
oared one for the Myrtle Club.
Tin: Anrlican Church Chronicle
for Novenbcr contains some notes
of travel by the Rev. Alex. Mackin
tosh, besides full departments of
editorial, selections and church news.
From the S. F. Chronicle it is
learned that the new English-Hawaiian
dictionary will be taken in
hand, at the Advertiser office here,
whenever the supply of accent type
A plover hunting expedition to
Pearl River was organized Sunday
morning and was about to start,
when one of the boys broke up the
expedition by demurring to such
pastime on Sunday.
Mu. Albert Sala, Government
school teacher at Napoopoo, Hawaii,
brother of George Augustus Sala,
was married, October 17th, by tho
Itov. S. II. Davis, rector of South
Kona, to Miss Kaneahakini.
The proposal to have an "Authors'
Carnival" has been abandoned as
impracticable by the entertainment
committee of the Honolulu Library
and Reading Room Association.
Something else will be devised to
"raise the wind."
The steamer Planter received a
large number of sleepers from the
Discovery this afternoon for a rail
road from Kekaha to Mana. There
will be a new locomotive on this
railroad and about 3,000 tons of
sugar is expected from that district
A itAin on tho illicit liquor sellers
of Lihuc, Kauai, last week resulted
iu the conviction of five. Their
fines were S 100, S ISO, $200, S200,
and S300 respectively. Three wcro
Portuguese, and two were Germans.
All paid their fines except one. He
remains in prison.
Mn. S. D. Fuller, Secretary of
the Honolulu Y. M. O. A., returned
home to-day front the Napa Con
vention, looking remarkably hale
and hearty. lie says there was a
"grand time" at the Convention.
Over ono hundred delegates from
the Associations of California wero
A large congregation attended
the Centennial Temperance Platform
meeting in Fort street Church last
evening. Mrs. Southwick read a
paper containing a historical sketch
of the AVoman's Christian Temper
ance Union. Mrs. Dr. AVhitney
read a paper similarly treating the
temperance movement in general.
Rov. J. A. Cruzau spoke of tho
material reforms effected in tho
matter during tho past half century.
After a rather dull spejl, the
Marine Railway is having a Hyely
run of work. No sooner was tho
bark Coylon launched than the
steamer Jas. I. Dowsctt and schooner
Mana were hauled up together.
AVhcn these go off, tho Government
steamers Pclo and Elcu come on.
The schooner Emma is booked for
the next chance, and the mission
steam barkentinc Morning Star is to
be raised some time during this
Mr. Smith, of skating rink fame,
is progressing slowly with his- new
venture at Hilo. The rink being
built by Mr. Smith at the above
place is situated very near the land
ing. It will bo about 70 feet long
by 30 feet wide. The building of
the foundation was almost completed
when the Kitiau left there Saturday
last. Notwithstanding tho frequent
rains the building will probably bo
finished in about three weeks. Mr.
Smith has a large number of skates
witli him and judging from the roll
ing fever that exists at Hilo the
projector of the revolving scheme
lias good cause to expect a hand
some compensation for his labors.
Tuesday, Nov. 10th.
Tin: Circus troupe will probably
visit AVailuku, Maui, next week.
Two native stowaways got away
on the Jupiter this morning. One
of them took all his personal effects
on board last night and then secreted
A i'rivate letter fioni Mr. J.
Simmons says that he met Minister
Kapena iu Louisville, Ken., and
that the latter gentleman was sick
Mr. J. T. AVhite gave each mem
ber of tho Circus band a piece of
jewelry, in acknowledgment of their
courtesy in giving him a farewell
Mn. Spence, agent for the Michi
gan Portrait Company , got a lot of pic
tures by the steamer yesterday. A
bust crayon picture, life size, of His
Majesty is on view at AVilliams the
photographer's. It is said to be the
finest portrait of the King ever seen.
The AAraihcc Sugar Company has
elected the following ofllccrs for the
ensuing year: Col. Z. S. Spalding,
Phesident; Mr. F. P. Hastings,
Aricc-President; Mr. Joseph O. Car
ter, Scciet.iry; Hon. Cecil Brown,
Treasurer; Hon. Jas. I. Dowsctt,
On view in the store of King
Bros., Hotel street, is a kukui nut
engraved by our native artist, Henry
Grttbc. In the center of the nut is
the Hawaiian crown, witli a mono
gram encircling it. This fine piece
of work will be presented to His
Majesty as a birthday present from
A driver of a delivery wagon
stopped his team in the middle of
Fort street the other day, to get off
and catch his hat that was blowing
away. A gentleman remarked that
it was unsafe to leave a team stand
ing in the middle of a public thor
oughfare, whereupon tho driver
answered that the animal "would
not run away if he stood there for a
Owing to the illnes of the Chi
nese Minister at AVashington, who
was expected at Mexico to perfect
arrangements for the new steamer
line from that country to Hongkong
via Honolulu, the sailing of the first
vessel is delayed. It is said, how
ever, that matters will soon bo
brought to a close, and the first
steamer of the. new line will make
her appearance at this poit in due
AViiai.eiioni: lias advanced from
Sl.'.W nnd 2.00 to S3.00 per pound,
on account of the light catch of the
season up to the latest reports. The
whaler Alliance arrived at San
Francisco with news of the whaling
fleet in the Arctic up to September,
henco the advance in whalebone.
The whaler J. F. Hamilton, ono
month over duo and thought to be
forover lost, matin her appearance
in San Francisco, previous to the
sailing of the S. S. Mariposa.
By yesterday's mail further news
was learned of the brigantine Mount
Lebanon, which, as previously re
ported in this paper, arrived at
Hongkong after an eventful pas
sago of G2 days. She was struck
1)3' two typhoons, one on Aug. 22nd
and the other on Sept. 11th. The
forinor lasted three days. The
damage done, if any, is not related.
The Mount Lebanon has been
placed under the American fiag.
She sailed from Hongkong for this
port about Oct. 20th, and is expect
ed here in December.
Capt. O'Connor, commander of
tho Queen's Own, iu speaking to a
companiou-at-arins yesterday after
noon, said that if tho Queen's Own
excelled the Rifles on the 28th, tho
latter company would have good
cause to hang their heads in shame.
A company of so long btanding as
the Rifles to bo "white washed" by
the Queen's Own, a very young
organization, would bo pitiful. The
captain, being assured that his com
pany would have to do better than
they did iu tho armory yesterday
morning, warmed up, and said in
a determined tone: "Mark my
words, tho Queen's Otvn, in spite of
their yonthfulnosq and dlaad,van
tages, will 'win tho trophy of tho
field on the 28th, and march away
with the flag of victory on that day
Wednesday, Nov. lltb.
Refreshing trade winds prevail
Last evening the King's cight
oarcd crew wailed for the Myrtle
six-oared crew outside the reef, and
were left far iu the rear by the
latter on the home stretch.
There was a good attendance at"
Honolulu Rifles' drill last evening
under First Lieutenant McLcod.
The company will probably know
who is to be their captain next
Tilts afternoon ofllccr Marcos and
a native policeman made a raid on
a Chinese gambling den at Kuwili
wili, near the Soap AVorks, on King
street. They captured nine China
men, witli gaming implements and
a considerable sum of money, taking
all to the Station House.
A Promise Meeting is to be held by
the Fort Street Church congregation
to-night, in the Y. M. C. A. hall.
Each person is required to commit
to memory and repeat some one or
more of God's promises which they
have found precious, and add, if
they arc so disposed, a few words
of experience or comment.
The intention, mentioned in this
paper .some weeks ago, of renovat
ing this lecture-room of Fort Street
Church, is being carried out in fine
style. It will look like a new place,
above, below, and all round. In
consequence of operations to this
end, the prayer meeting to-night
will bo held in the Y. M. C. A. hall.
Tin: Myrtle Boat Club held a
meeting this noon, at which it was
voted to beg the Boating Associa
tion to admit tho Myrtles into the
Association again. Mr. Fred. AArun
denberg has tendered his resigna
tion to tho boat club, saying that ho
would not have anything to do with
men who could so stultify them
selves. TiiEiti: is a varied pictorial dis
play in Oats' window, Merchant
street. It includes instantaneous
photographs of the recent interna
tional yacht race, and pictures of
other famous yachts than tho3c en
gaged in that contest ; also premium
pictures to accompany the holiday
numbers of standard periodicals,
some of them regular little gems of
Thursday, Nov. 12th.
Fort street is having its rugged
ness reduced by the steam roller.
Tin: 6ale of the late Queen Emma's
effects, subject to disposal that way,
realized over S 1,500.
It is suggested that sufferers
nocturnal depredators should
complaint at the Police Office,
well as inform the newspapers.
Mn. Mort Oat accounts for
failure of the police to catch thieves,
by saying most of them have been
vaccinated and cannot catch any
thing. A horse at Palama, belonging to
a witness against certain persons in
a recent case in court, has been dis
covered ailing from its back being
riddled with shot.
The Honolulu Limestone Com
pany have, since the building of
the lime kiln, about six months,
manufactured and sold 2,000 barrels
of lime at 2.50 per barrel.
The following passengers are
booked to leave by the Mariposa on
Saturday: Capt. Forsythu Grant
and wife, Miss AVells, Miss Maud
Kclley, Mrs. J. E. AViscman, Mrs.
Lieut. Pec'c and Mrs. Peck, Sr.
The funeral of the late Lieut.
Peck, of the United States Navy,
will bo held at St. Andrew's Pro
Cathedral to-morrow (Friday) after
noon at 4 o'clock. Interment of tho
body will be at Yreka, California,
where the father of the deceased ia
Messrs. Hollistcr & Co., Nuuanu
street, are making ready to move
into the store on Fort street, lately
occupied by the Hawaiian Bazar.
Their soda-water manufacturing de
partment will occupy the building
recently vacated by the California
Mn. Travis, a tailor working in
Mr. Mclncrney's stono building on
Merchant street, for Mr. Roth, lias
received information that he is ono
of five surviving heirs to an estate
worth 8750,000, left by a cousin in
Now York. Tho wife and daughter
of the testator receive 8100,000 to
maintain tliein through life, tho
amount reverting to the estate after
At about two o'clock this morn
ing one of the Circus men, rooming
on Hotel sticct near tho Y. M. C. A.
building, was disturbed in his slum
bers by a burglar who had entered
the house. AVhcn ho awoke ho saw
a man in his bedroom walking to
ward the bed. The burglar became
alarmed at seeing tho tenant move,
and vacated the premises with the
circus man iu closo pursuit. The
former jumped over into tho Y. M,
C. A. yard and mado good his escape,
while tho latter called in vain for a