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THURSDAY, DEO. .10, 1885.
A NEW RIFLE FOR THE BRITISH ARMY.
Tim results of the labors of the
comuriltco appointed to provide a
new and improved rille for the army,
which havo just been published,
show, bays the London Standard,
thai the fuluro weapon of the Brit
ish Aimy will, as regards most con
siderations, be far in advance of the
service arm of any other nation. In
the new weapon tho Martini breech
action has been retained, the altera
tion being in the barrel and the
wcighl of the projectile, the com
bination being called the Mnrtini
Knficld. Taking the Martini-Henry
us a standard of comparison, the
diameter of the bore has been re
duced from .-15 inch to .40, the
wcighl of the new bullcl being 38 1
grains, aB compared with the 180
grain bullet of the old rille. The
powder charge, however, of 8f
grains remains the same, with the
important result that the muzzle
velocity of the bullet is increased
from 1,315 feet per second to 1.570,
thus lowering the trajectory to such
an extent that whilst the Jlaitini
llcnry bullet in traveling 500 yards
rises moie than eight feet and a
half above the line of sight, the im
proved projectile would scarcely go
over the head of an infantry man if
fired from the ground level. This is
an important consideration, as it
minimizes any errors in elevations
which may arise cither from occitc
ment or miscalculation. The sys
tem of grooving adopted is the
ratchet, the number of grooves being
9, as against the 7 of the Martini
Henry, although the latter is the
largest number employed in any
military rille in the world, whilst the
twist of the bullet has been increased
from one turn in L'2 inches to one
turn in Jo, Hie latter being in excess
of anything which has yet been used
for service purposes. In addition
to the important reduction in the
height of the trajectory, the higher
velocity of the bullet and the im
proved" rilling have bhown remark
ably good target results, the mean
deviation of the new bullcl being
only 3 feet and .95 feet at 500 and
1,000 yards, respectively, as against
.55 feet and 1.85 feet for the Martini-Henry.
Another important feat
ure is that the recoil of the new
weapon is considerably less than
thai of the present service arm,
which has caused so much adverse
comment. Experiments are also be
ing made to provide the new weapon
with an attachable magazine, so that
the soldier will be able to deliver a
rapid fire of several shots without
reloading in cases of emergency.
A SHOCKING SCANDAL.
A despatch from Plymouth, Eng
land, Nov. (5th, is as follows: The
Kev. Stewart Ros, formerly rector
of Christ Church, Belfast, Ireland,
was addiessing the Plymouth Young
Men's Christian Association last
evening when Mr. Charles Joy, a
Canadian emigration commissioner,
burst into the room and shouted,
"You hypocrite, you eloped with my
wife." Mr. Boss turned pale and lied
from the room. His audience was
surprised and greatly excited. In a
moment many of them realized what
was the matter, they became a howl
in"1 mob and pursued the lecturer
for a mile, yelling all the time. At
this point Mr. Ross, who was breath
less and driven to bay, turned sud
denly and stabbed two of his most
active pursuers. Others coining up
at the moment seized and disarmed
the murderous rector. The police
then put in an appearance and ar
rested Boss. lie was taken before
the magistrate to-day, when the
charges were lodged against' him and
he was remanded for a week, with
out bail. II transpires that Boss
disappeared from Belfast two years
ago, leaving a wife and three
children. Mrs. loy, who was a
teacher in his Sunday school, also
disappeared at the same time, which
led to the report that the couple had
eloped. This rumor was confirmed
when Mr. .Toy received a letter from
Boss in which the latter said : "Your
wife has undergone malpractice and
you had better arrange for obtaining
a divorce from her." Mrs. Joy was
found in prisoner's lodging and when
informed of her paiamour's arrest
gloried in her connection with the
"Lord's anointed," as she called
her illicit lover. She attended court
to-day and sat in a brazen manner
throughout the whole proceedings.
A gentleman, quite unconnected
with any road or transportation line.
into the valley, remarked to us the
other day that if affairs go on for
the next Ihrce years as they are at
present not 500 stage passengers
will visit Yoscmite in a season. 'Die
combination formed by stage men
and hotel-keepers to kill off compe
tition and fleece tourists is ruining
the reputation of the valley as a
place of resort. Tourists had rather
Jet the great wonder go unseen than
pay the price of robbery for a sight
of it, Sonora, Tuolumne county,
GEO. C. SXiblWJBaiEYfill,
ARTISTIC SIGNS A (SPECIALTY.
78 King Street, Honolulu.
175 t O. Box illO. ly
Fiom Bi emeu, per U. B. Rlshop.and
now lauding, an Invoice of
Consisting in y.it of
(In a variety of Styles nntl Pilces).
lliumonicas, Violins, Zither?, Prussian
Drums, liaso Damn, 28 In. Accor-
dcons, Tnniborines, Flute?,
Fl f of, Banjo", Stiingp, etc.
US" These Goods woio caicfully
selected for this inmkct, and at ptires
that will enable me to oiler special in
ducements to the trade or nay one who
wishes to pui-chate goods in the above
line. (183 !h) C. 15. WILLIAMS.
Soda Water. Ginger Ale,
Floiida Lemonade, Aeialcd Waters of
all kinds, Fruit Sytups and Essences.
We Use Patent UtoigtR
in all our Dollies.
Wo Invito particular attention to our
Patent Filter, lcccntly introduced, by
which all waters used in our manufac
tures is absolutely fiecd from all im
purities. We deliver our Goods free of charge
to all parts of the city. We guarantee
our Goods to be the best in the market.
Careful attention paid to Island Orders.
The Crystal Soda Works,
P. O. Box !!f)7, Honolulu.
Hell Telephone : : 28
Hntunl Telephone : S.'JO
EST Orders, left with Benson, Smith &
Co., No. 11 Fort Street, will leceive
We, alto, aie Agents tor the sale
of J. W HiKgley's
18S of his own manufacture. Om
lias just received
Fresh Eastern Cranberries,
Mince Meat in tubs and tins,
Table Raisins, Sultana Raisins,
Uturants. Citron, Lemon & Orange
Peel; Almond!,, Walnuts,
Piuucs, Diicd Peaches, Fresh Apples;
Tins Lady Finger?, Oswego Cakct,
Honey Cakes, Ginger Siinp,
Wine Crackers, aborted Crackers,
Chocolate, Cocoa; Bacon,
Dupcc Enirle Brand Hams; Cheese,
Laid, -bbls. Beet and Pork,
Kits Salmon, Tini Soured Mackerel,
Lobsteis, Little Xcck Clams,
Qualiiuigs, Boneless Cooked Hams;
Plum Pudding, Crosse & Blackwell's
Pickles and Pie Faiit;
.Japan mid Comet Ten,
Wheat, Oats, Bran, Corn, Barley,
Onions; Mottled Soap, Stnr of the
Kitchen Soap; Kerosene Oil,
Boston Dairy Salt, 101b. bags;
Buckwheat Flour; Now Orleans Mo-
hiscs, Cal. S i up, Maplo Syrup;
Family Flour, Germea;
Old Virginia sweet s bour 1'icklcs;
Olive, mul a general assortment of
Staple and Eancy Groceries.
US'" Goods delivered to all paits of the
City. Island oidcrs will receive careful
attention. Telephone 1 19.
li4!"1 C1IAB- HUSTACE, King St.
St'm Candy Factory
No. 71 HOTEL ST., between
Nuunuu and Fait Sts.
Has always on hand the largest Stock
of Candies, both Plain and Fancy, guar,
imtced to bo STRICTLY PURE.
Wholesale ami XSctnil.
Rioli Wedding Cakes
Or a Twenty Years' Reputation, all
blcs always on hand, ornamented
in nay Style.
Pastries of All Description Made to
Ordor at Short Notice.
Bell and Mutual Telephone, No. 74.
V. O, Box No. 70.J 108
I i t eJtsmi tiling,
In lii'sl-ehiss nuninor anl prioes liisuil 1 he dimes.
70 King St., adjoining Geo, W. Lincoln, Contractor it Builder. Cm
JOHN ITT, 1. 8 Minai Street
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIM, COPPER AND
SHEET IRON WORK.
Every Description of M Printing
Executed with neatness and dispatch,
Daily Bulletin Steam Printing Office,
Bills of Lading
J Alfred Magoon,
. ATTORNEY AT LAW.
173 42 Mcichant street, Honolulu, ly
Cottage to Let at Palama.
CONTAINING -1 Rooms, Kitchen and
Bathroom. Apply to
180 tf .1. 0. EDWARDS.
TO Loan on Real Estate Security, in
Sums of not less thlm 1,000 each.
Apply to J. M. MONSARRAT,
No. 27 Merchant Street. 1C1 tf
I WILL ho found at my olllce, 08 Hotel
Street, from this date. OlUcc hours,
from 0 a.m. to 4 p.m.
M. GROSSMAN, Dentist.
Honolulu, Dec. 2, 1885. 10Q
DR. BRINKERHOFF'S system of
Rectal Treatment. A new treat
ment for Hemorrhoids, Fistula and other
diseases of the rectum, by a process
sure, safe and painless.
DR. McWAYNE, 04 Alakca St.
Jas. W. Robertson,
ACCOUNTANT AND COPYIST.
Booksjfinil Accounts neatly nnil coircct
ly kept, also all kinds of copying at
tended to. Olllco with Hustaeo As Ito.
bertson. 80 tf
I SHALL order, by mall, lCth Decern,
her, the following named trees:
Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Fig, Ncctarino
and Peach, in variety. Aveiago price,
$7.50 per dozen. Will ho glnd to re
ceive orders in timo to make up my list
for tho mail. J. KIDWELL,
Honolulu Nursery, Bcrctanla St.
HEAL ESTATE FOR SALE
A BARE chance for securing a desir
able homestead. Tlueo Lots only,
on tho easterly fildo of Mnkiki Stieet,
adjoining the maiika aide of Mr. Walter
Seal's place. A very pleasant neigh,
borhoodj a never-fulling supply of pure
water in tho street fiom tho Mnkiki
Reservoir. Tennb, onolhtid cash, the
remainder In 1 and 2 years with Interest
at 8 per cent. net. Maps and plans can
ho Been at the olllco of
WOtt W.H. CASTLE.
jftja.-.Jrf5BssEaa!MS urr,- "ej
u'lWk.,' . JfV.MaiM!i n. T.-V.-. -SJflt
OS? -.,..,. ,.
'$$$ A$ Statements
-jwiMj.i.iAW4t'.niA.raHprBii Him HIIHMlWmi
To Let Furnished,
AT Kilauea, Kauai, a comfortable
House and Cottage eminently suita
ble for n family wishing to spend a
f-horl timo in the country. Apply to
180 tf Kilauea Sugar Co., Kauai.
Election of Officers.
AT the Annual Meeting of the Pau
kaa Sugar Co. held in this city
this day, tho lollowing officers were
elected for the ensuing year:
Jona. Austin President
W. L. Giikun .Vice-President
P. C. Jones.... Secretary and Ticasuicr
J. O. Cautkh Auditor
P. C. JONES, Secretary.
Honolulu, Nov. 27, 1885. 187 4w
Notice to Horse Owners.
HORSE CLIPPING done in thejneat
est manner, shortest order and at
lowest rales, with the new Amciican
Lightning Horse-Clipping Machine,
which glides over them like lightning,
leaving them looking ns smootli us a
planed board. No more humane act can
bo done to a horse than to have his long
coat removed in this worm climate.
U. B. MILES, Proprietor.
Cor. Punchbowl & Queen Sts. 175 lm
Office op the Hawaiian Belt. I
Tni-ur-iiONK Co,, Dec. 1, 1883. )
NOTICE is herebv given that the
Telephones in tho Comt Houses of
Ewa, Walanao, Waialua and Kancoho
aro not available for the transaction of
private business, or general use, with
out the special permission of the Mar.
shal of Hie Kingdom. Cases of real
emergency alone excepted.
Presid'tll. B.Tel. Co.
Dec. 4, 188.-). I lw
Two Suburban Cottages to
JjlIRST That clcgnnt Cottage hither.
? to occupied hy the owner, John
Robello, with lino flower and fruit
gulden, stables, etc, Terms favorable.
SECOND Tho two-story Cottage two
doors niakai of the above, lately oecu
pied by the late A. T. Baker, having
garden, btahlo, etc. Terms favorable.
Both premises aro connected with the
city water service. Apply to
Quceu Sheet. 104 tf
Dwelling House for Rent.
$15 lor Month unci
rpiIE largo dwelling house and lot
X occupied hy I). I). Baldwin front
ing on Dolo street, nl Piiinhou, and run
nlng tluough to Beckwith Blicct. Tho
house contains 8 largo rooms. 2 pantries,
1 bathroom, 4 large closets, kitchen ad
joining. Thcro is a largo ham with
servant's room on tho grounds, also an
oflleo separate from the main building.
The lot isncaily 2 acres in extent nnd
all'ouls consldciable pasture and flic
wood. Evciyllilng in good lcpair. Gov.
eminent water hi III on. Enquire of
132 tf S. B. DOLE.
108 No. GO Nuunnu fctrcct. ly
THE FAST BA1MNU
will run icgularly
WAIALUA EVERY MONDAY.
Returning on Tinned ny, weather
For freight or passage apply to the
Captain on board, or to
Pacific Navigation Co.,
N. I BURGESS,
84 King btreet, : ; Honolulu.
Cni-pentci' nnil Jlulldcr. ItnugaKC nnd
Draying nnd steamer Freight carefully
Carriage painting done by a first-class
workman at 7S King street.
Jobbing in above lines attended to with
promptness, and charges according to
the amount and quality of work.
Oflleo Telephone, 202. Residence, 1C2.
and Lock Smith,
Bethel St., next to Post-Office.
Sewing Machines of all kinds repaired.
All kinds of Light Machinery repaired
on Short Notice-
N Good Workmanship and Charges
.Strictly Moderate. P. O. Box 190.
Ice Cream Pallors !
No. 85 JTolcl Street.
Delicious flavored Ice Cream made
from puie Dairy Cream, Fruit lees,
Sherbets, Ice Cream Drinks and many
other refreshments can he found always
at this really first-class rcsoit. Choice
Confectionery nnd Cakes in great
Families, Parties, Balls and "Weddings
For the convenience of the public we
pack oidcrs for Ice Cream in Patent
Refrigerator Cans, which hold from 1 to
40 Quarts, warranted to keep its delight
ful flavor and perfect form for many
86f The Elite Ice Cream Parlors arc
open daily until 11 p.m. 38 ly
YosemitB mating Sitt.
Will be open every afternoon and even
ing as follows:
tiny ami Saturday KvcnlngH.
To the public in general.
For ladies and gentlemen.
For ladies, gentlemen and children.
Friday and Saturday Evenings; also, at
the Tuesday Matinee.
THOS. E. WALL, Manager.
C. II. AVOI;lIIATON,
GENERAL PURCHASING AGENT.
Special notice to Island oidcrs for
Merchandise or every description, at the
very lowest rates of commibslon. Send
lor samples ot Dry Goods, etc., etc.
Catalogues and pi leu list ftec by mail
every utcamcr. Add i ess
309 CALIFORNIA STREET,
101 tf Room 10, Ban Fiancisco.
E. R. RYAN,
Boats Built and Hepaired to Ordor,
AH KintlN of limit Muteiial,
Timbers, Knees, Stems, Keels, Also, 1
Decked Surf Boat, 1 Large Twelve-Ton
jcow, 1 Four.Oarcd Race Boat, 2 Small
Skill's, 1 Twelve-Ton Sloop in perfect
order, with bails, anchors and chains
complete. For sale cheap for cash,
Kiluuen street, Honolulu. 1005 ly
1 PiiYHlViTAW .c. Rininmritt.
Has removed his Residence and Olllco
jo iuuroiD bticot (lately occupied by
VtipU IIUJ'IU) J.
( 8 to 10 A.M.,
OrncE IIoulisS 1 to 8 p.m..
m . . I 7 to 8 Evening.
Telephone (Bell and Mutual), No. 140.
DR. M. GOTO,
Physician and Surgeon,
Leprosy, Syphilis and Skin Dlbcaso a
Specially. Olllce, maiika of the icbI
dence ot lion, .lames Ifiau, King Sticct,
Ok kick Houiis- 1 In f p.m.
Sundays 8 a.m. to 12 .m.
N.B. Panics on the othei Islands can
consult hy letter. loft ly
RUNNING'S ISLAND GUANO in
JL quantities to suit. Apply to the
pacific; navigation co.
Honolulu Carriage Manufact'y
228 and 230 Fort Street,
Honolulu, .... Hawaiian Is,
W. II. PAGE, Proprietor
THE FISHER CIDER COMPANY
Factory, 13 Liliha stieet.
ARE now prepaied to iumisb this
ci'lebraU d Champagne Cldei at
slmit notice, and in quantities to suit.
All ouleis will meet nttmipt attention
by addressing The Fisher Cider Co.
M.T DONNELL, Manager.
Mutual Telephone 330. , 13!)
Provincial Fire Insurance Co.,
HuliMcribcil Cap ,,l : : l,O0O,00O
J. T. WATE HOUSE, Jit., Agent.
The undersigned having
ihkuu ciiiuge oi iiagguge
purpose ol eiinying on the Express and
Drny business, hopes by paying strict
attention to business to receive a share
of public patronage.
UST Moving pianos and furniture a
specialty. B. BURGERSON.
Residence, corner Punchbowl and Be
rctania Streets. Mutual Telephone 320.
West, Dow & Co., Telephone 178.
71 Queen Street,
Steamer "J. I. Dowsetl,"
Rob Roy, Mile Morris, and Josephine.
SALT ITOTE SAJLJE.
Fine and coarse Puuloa Salt j fine
Kakaako Salt, in quantities to suit.
Also, large and small Iron Water
Tanks. Paints, Oils. Etc., Etc. G3 ly
Commencing on Monday, October
12th, and thence on the first Monday
following the arrival of the Alameda
and Mariposa on the 8th nnd 22nd of
The steamer Kinan will mako the
Volcano Trip, reaching Keauhou on
Wednesday morning, giving Tourists
two days and two nights at the Volcano
When the 8th and 22nd of the month
fall on Monday, the Kinau will leave
tt2T Tickets lor tho Round Trip. $50, which
pays all Charges.QSa
The Kinan will arrive in Honolulu
Sunday mornings on Volcano Trips. On
HUo Trips, will leave Honolulu on
Tuesdays, and icturn Saturday morn
ings. WILDER'S STMSHIP CO.
Honolulu, Sept. 14, 1885. 124 tf
MELLER & HALBE'S
Ice Cream Parlor
Lincoln's Block, Ring st.
A Flue Assortment of
Candies & Cakes
Alwnyw on Ilnnd
Wiiaors mm Co.