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THE' DAlfctf BULLETIN STJMJL&tV HONOMffitf,' Hi l,;'JSBXBXf, AKtU; BO, 1886,
A speech delivered before the
sub-commlttco on "Ways and Means,
at Washington, in opposition to the
reciprocity treaty, contains the fol
lowing statement: "Before this re
ciprocity treaty was granted it was a
novelty, and almost a wonder, to
find a Hawaiian begging. To-day
you can count them on the streets."
It was indeed a novelty to find a
Hawaiian begging before the treaty,
and has been and continues to be as
great n novelty since the treaty. To
a man at 'Washington it may be an
easy thing to count in imagination
scores of beggars in the streets of
Honolulu, but to those who walk
those streets daily beggars arc in
visible. Because why? Because
thoy arc not there.
A PLEASANT PARTY.
The Japanese Consulate was the
scene last night of one of the most
pleasant if not the most so and
agreeable gatherings ever held in
this city. Invitations had been
issued by Mr. and Mrs. Taro Ando,
the Japanese Commissioner and
wife, to a limited number of our
best people, who began to fill the
hospitablo mansion ' at about 8
o'clock. The driveway and house
were illuminated in a very hand
somo manner, with a profusion of
Japanese lanterns; the interior of
the house was tastefully decorated
with evergreens, Uowcrs, etc. ; the
hostess and host were ably assisted
by the Misses Austin, who kindly
introduced the guests. After an
hour or two of social chat, refresh
ments were bountifully served, and
about 11 i'. si. the guests departed,
all agreeing that it was a very en
joyable party. Among those pre
sent were: II. R. II. Princess Li
liuokalani, II. 1?. II. Princess Like
like, Hon. A. S. Clcgliorn, Acting
Governor; His Ex. W. M. Gibson,
His Ex. C. T. Gulick and wife, His
Ex. John M. Kapcna and wife, I lis
Ex. Paul Neumann, Hon. A. F.
Judd, Hon. L. McCully, His Ex.
Geo. W. Merrill, U. S. Minister,
and wife ; Major AVodchousc, II. B.
M. Commissioner; Mons. II. Fcer,
French Commissioner, and family ;
Scnhor A. dcS. Canavarro, Portu
guese Commissioner; Mr. II. F.
Glade, German Consul, and wife ;
Mr. R. W. Laine, Consul for Mex
ico and Spain, and.Mrs. Laine ; Mr.
J. F. Ilackfeld, Russian Consul ;
Mr. Geo. M. Irwin, Hawaiian Charge
d' Affaires in Japan; Hon. C. R.
Bishop, Hon. S. M. Damon, wife
and mother ; Rev. J. A. Cruzan and
wife, Rev. C. M. Hyde, 1). 1)., and
wife, Rev. E. C. Oggcl and wife,
Prof. M. M. Scott and wife, Mr.
W. G. Irwin and Miss Irwin, Col.
C. Spreckcls and wife, Col. J.
Austin and family, Major A. Rosa,
Capl. II. Poor, Mrs. Laura Dick
son, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Atwater,
Mr. and Mrs. Lcwers, Mr. and Mrs.
Carter and many others. April
On Wednesday last a party of ex
perts Tisited the boat shop of Mr.
J. A. Dower, and were present at
the trial of his patent machine for
shaping and bending timbers for
boats and small vessels. There
wero present Captain Bradley, of
the Royal Navy, Captain Mist, U.
N., Colonel Jona. Austin, and Mr.
E. P. Adams, who has bought an
interest in the patent and will intro
duce it into the United States. This
machine has already been fully
described in the papers and it is not,
therefore, necessary to repeat the
detailed descrintion now. Suillco it
to say that the principal points arc,
a flexible steel bar which, by means
of a handsorew gear, is brought into
the desired shape, and the timber,
after being steamed as usual, is
forced against it by clamps, and the
proper shape is obtained in the
shortest possible space of time.
On this occasion it was done and
ready for the keel in live minutes'
time by the watch. The timber is
kept in shape by a cross piece nailed
to it, is then released from the
machine nnd is ready at once to be
placed in its proper position in the
boat or yacht. The timber being
shaped in one continuous piece,
from gunwnlo to gunwale, gives tho
boat a strength and elasticity which
cannot be acquired under the old
method. The largest piece which
thus far has been shaped by tho
"Dower" machine- is Ux 3, on a
small machine. Many boats are in
successful use among these Islands,
made upon this principle, nnd are
well liked. Tho two following let
.Vcrs give tho opinion of practical,
unprejudiced men as to tho merits
of this patent:
Pacific Navigation Company,
K Honolulu, April 8. 1880.
K. 1'. Auamh, Esq.,
Agent for Dower's Patent Heading
Dear Sir: In answer to your request
concerning tho meiit of the above
machine, I would say, that our com
pany have usetl a number of Mr. Dower's
Jjoats built with this machiuu and find
ihem superior In every respect to those
hTiilt In tho ordinary way, especially on
account of tholr lightness, strength,
elasticity and durability. The boats
used on these islands are subject to the
.ost unusual strain and usage tit our
rough landings, and wc Unci that the
Dower patent built boats are superior
to all others used on this const and re
quite the least repairing.
You m truly.
A. F. Cookk.
President and Manager of Pacific
Honolulu, April 8, 1880.
.1. A. Dowr.n, Bsq.,
Dear Sir: Let me say In answer to
your enquiry, that the Pepeckeo planta
tion has two of your surf Boats In use
for loading sugars at our landing. These
boats weie built under your pntent
pioeossfor hemline; and shaping tltn
Oil's, und I am pleased to say thttt they
are giving poifcct satisfaction. They
nrt lighter than the ordinary surf bout,
and therefore the more easily handled.
They are also, from tho formation of
the timbers in one continuous piece
without break nt the floor, much ntoto
elnitle than other boats, and. as well as
I can jmljio thus far, are more durable.
(Signed) 0. Afo.no,
Owner of Pcpeekco Plantation.
Capl. Mist lias purchased n half
interest in this patent for Great
Britain, and active measures will
shortly be taken for its introduction
there. April nth.
ARRIVAL OTTHE SATELLITE.
II. B. M. S. S. Satellite arrived at
10:.'lf) this morning, thirty-six days
from Coquimbo. The Satellite left
here on tho 8th October Inst, arriv
ing next day at Ililo, where some of
tho olllccrs went ashore and paid a
visit to tho Volcano. Left Hilo on
the 15th, and made Washington
Island on the 2 Did, where she re
mained off for pmt of a day, and
sailed to Fanning's Island, arriving
there on the 21th. Was at Jarvis
Island 25th to 27th, Maiden Island,
UOth, and Starbuck the 31st. Novem
ber 2nd, was at Penrhynn, and
from the llth to the 21st at Tahiti.
Called at Raratona, remaining but
a few hours, on the 27th. On the
18th December, touched at Pit
caim Island, remaining till next
day. Sailed thence for Coquimbo,
on tlic coast of Chili, S. A., arriv
ing on the 17lh of January. After
refitting, went for a cruise of the
Britislt licet on the coast of .South
America, to Caldera and back.
March 10th, left Coquimbo for
Honolulu, the Heroine also leaving
for the same port. On the 13th,
observed the Heroine at sea; lost
sight of her on Sunday at noon.
Had a fair passage, with strong
north-cast winds. Yesterday it
blew almost a gale.
The Heroine is on her way to
China, to pay off, and may bo ex
pected here at any hour.
The flag-ship Triumph is also on
her way to this port.
The olllccrs are the same as when
last here, except that Mr. Lee, sub
lieutenant, is acting lieutenant on
Captain Arthur II. Alinton.
Senior Lieutenant Frauds G. Jones.
Lieutenant Francis C. M. Xorl.
Lieutenant Henry Savlle.
.untenant William I. V. Hudson.
Chaplain d- Naval nslruetor Hew
Juo. K. S. Mason, It. A.
Chief Engineer John Swaii-ou.
Staff Surgeon .John Lyon, M. D.
Paymaster Charles Fopping.
Assist. Paymaster Graham Hewlett.
Act. Sub-Lieut. Charles M. Masters.
Aet. Sub-Lieut. Ficdk. I). Gllplu
Jlruwu. Aet. Sub-Lieut. Bertram M. Cham
bers. Gunner George W. Spry.
Boatswain Richard Ctiiiinrr.
Carpenter Mw. E. S. Blown.
Midshipmen, (For parage to II. M.
S. Triumph) George A. Kirk and Geo.
K. B. Hand. fApril loth.
ARRIVAL OF THE HEROINE.
II. B. M. S. Heroine arrived at
this port about 10 o'clock this fore
noon. She left Coquimbo, South
America, March 10, five hours later
than II. B. M. S. Satellite, that ar
rived hero about 24 hours earlier.
The Heroine made the passage
nearly all under sail, had very strong
northeast trades, but fine weather
all the way, and mnde a very good
run. She goes to Hongkong along
with the Satellite, to pay off, after
the arrival of the flagship Triumph.
The Heroine is sister ship to the
Satellite, with similar armaments
and complement. Of 1,500 tons,
she carries eight C-in. new breech
loading guns, with two Nordcnfcldt
and two Gardner machine guns.
Her complement is KJO men, officered
Captain F. H. Bhickburnc.
LieutanantsA. C. Allen, Davrell
Davles, J, F. Lee.
Nav. Lieut. CU. S. Xcedham.
Chaplain Jtev. G. Marwood.
Doetor J. It. Jtohcitsou.
Paymaster Will. Xownhani.
Assist. Paymaster C. It. Webb.
Chief Engineer Chan. Nlbl).
Midshipmen -F. Slaytcr, S. Agnew,
H. Child, W. B. Maedonald, W.Carviek
(the last thiee on passage to join the
Lieut. Davles, to whoso courtesy
tho facts of tlits report arc owjng,
was at Honolulu in the Repulse,
1873 and 1875. Mr. Ncedham, the
navigating lieutenant, was hero in
the Rocket, 1875 or 187C April
NEWS FROMJHE VOLCANO.
SYMl'TOJIS OK ltKTUIIXIXU ACTIVITY.
A letter from Mr. J. M. Lee,
keeper of tho Halfway House, Kan,
dated April M, gives tho following
account of the stnto of tho Volcano
when he visited it on two recent
"I suppose people in Honolulu
nre anxious to hear news about tho
Volcano, nnd as I just enmo'down
from there last night I can give you
tho very latest information regard
ing that matter. I was there last
Thursday, and from tho bluffs I
observed quite a heavy sraoko pour
ing out from tho crater of Hnlc
maumati. This smoke had com
menced four days previous and had
been steadily increasing alt the
time, so the people up there ex
pected the fire to break out every
minute. They have been disap
pointed so far, but there is no doubt
that in a few days the flro too will
" I took another trip yesterday
and went right down to tho crntcr,
hoping to sec somo sparks of Arc at
the bottom; but the old Madame
was not ready yet with her toilet.
I suppose she don't like to show
herself till she can dazzle her
wooers in her former splendor.
The smoke was much denser and
heavier now than last time I was
up ; it rolled out like clouds from a
big chimney. Sometimes it was
very calm and only a faint blue
smoko was to be seen, but that only
lasted a few seconds, nnd then
again with many doubled force it
was pulling away, filling up the
whole crater, so wc could hardly see
anything around us but smoke. It
must be very active underneath,
and you can plainly sec that power
ful forces are working, and working
to break through. Right on the
edge of the holo where the smoke
comes up it lias formed a sulphur
bed, which iias been observed only
thu last two days, and a little dis
tance townrds west there is a whole
system of steam, forming a long
line ; this is above the crater itself,
commencing close to the edge. The
new lake is quiet, and all the power
seems to be concentrated in the
crater of Halemaumau."
A letter from Mr. J. II. Mnby, of
Wilder S. S. Co.'s Volcano House,
dated April 12, says the side from
which steam lias been lately rising,
now emits dense volumes of daik
blue smoke. Tho whole chasm
around Halemaumau has become
fearfully hot within the last few
days. Tho place tho smoke princi
pally issues from seems to be a cone
and is forming sulphur very fast.
The natives says the present indica
tions arc very favorable for a sudden
and mighty fire, and expect to see
Kilauea in its former activity before
long. In speaking of the Volcano,
Mr. Geo. Beckley says that the
smoke ascending from the crater
can be plainly seen at Hilo. April
THE BETHEL UNION CHURCH.
The first meeting of tho Bethel
Union Congregation, after the fire,
was held last evening in the hall of
theY. M. C. A. building. After
the usual Wednesday evening ser
vices, the meeting was called to
business, Rev. E. C. Oggcl, the
pastor, presiding. An offer, from
Mr. Henry AVatcrhousc, of the ex
clusive use of the Lyceum, and
nnothor, from the olllcers of the V.
M. C. A., of the use of their hall,
at any time when not needed for the
regular meetings of the association,
were lead ; and, on motion, it was
decided to accept the offer of tho
Lyceum. April 22nd.
ANNUAL MEETINC OF THE Y. M. C. A.
The annual meeting of the Y. M.
C. A. met, pursuant to adjournment
from the 15th inst., Inst evening in
the hall of the Association building.
Mr. J. B. Atherton presided at the
opening. With him, on tho platform,
were the President elect, Mr. W. A.
Bowen, and Rev. A. 0 Forbes.
Miss Hessio Dickson acted pianist
for the occasion. The meeting open
ing with the singing of hymns, and
prayer by Mr. Forbes.
Tho statement of the year's
finances was presented by Mr. T. S.
Southwick, Treasurer :
Balance from last year
For International committee,
Bent of hall
Mr. A. Brown's lecture
Major Dana's It lectures
Salary of Secretary
Salary of Janitor
S. 1), Fuller, passage
S. D. Fuller to Napa Conven
tion and return
Periodicals, J. M. Oat. Jr., &
Ice, Peoplo's Ice Co
Pacific Hardware Co., oil, etc
Page of the Friend
Auction salo for chairs and
K. O. Halt & Son, humbles.. .
K. D. Fuller, sundries
F. K, Buigess, sundries
White Cross papers
T. G. Thrum
Hawaiian Gazette Co
Castle & Cooku ,
1". O. box und cards
Press Publishing Co., prlntg
Press Publishing Co., papers
Daily Bulletin, printing
Daily Bulletin, papers. ...,,,
J. T. AVatcrhousc
Dutton & Partridge
Hire of chairs
Anglican Church Chronicle..
Sundry small payments
Balance to next year
Mr. AV. A. Bowcn read tho report
of tho committee on devotional meet
ings, showing that two public preach
ing services, 124 noonday meetings
and 50 Sunday evening meetings
hail been held since last annual
meeting, and that n decided impetus
had been given to the work of tho
Association by the visit of Mr. Mc
Coy and the arrival of Mr. S. D.
Fuller, General Secretary, in the
early part of the year.
The tempcranco committee's re
port was read by Mr. P. C. Jones.
From April 18th, 1885, to Mnrch
20th, 1880, 4!) meetings had been
held, the smallest nttendnnco being
eight, tho Inrgest forty-eight, nnd
the average twcnt3'-ono.
The report of the committee on
entertainments, by Mr. Theo. II.
Davies, enumerated nine entertain
ments, and made a cordial acknow
ledgment of the valuable assistance
rendered by the iadies and other
friends in making tho entertainments
occasions of great interest to the
public as well as to the Association.
The i epoit. stated that, "It is pro
bable that tin's Association may vie
with any other in the city in the
record of its production of music,
the consumption of ice cream and
the development of that genial glow
which warms men's hearts and makes
them feel their brotherhood."
The Heading Room committee's
report, in the absence of the chair
man, Hov. C. M. Hyde, D. D., was
read by Mr. AV. W. Hall. The
attendance at the reading room,
during the year, aggregated 14,248.
The tables have been .supplied with
two dailies, thiity-sevcu weeklies
and twelve monthlies, of which six
are local, two each. Of the month
lies, two are literary, three religious,
one art, one juvenile, one commer
cial and one German. The weeklies
are classed: fifteen secular, eleven
religious, four illustrated, one scien
tific, one literary, one reform, one
juvenile, one Portuguese and two
German. Contributions of seven
teen weeklies have been made by
Hon. A. F. Judd, Messrs. Theo. II.
Davies, P. C. Jones, T. R. Walker
and A. Sheppard. The room is
open from 0 a. m. to 10 r. m. daily,
except on public holidays.
The General Secretary's report
gave a resume of the year's doings,
accounts of which appeared, in duo
course, in the columns of this paper,
and, on behalf of the Association,
tendered grateful acknowledgments
to the gentleman who generously
donated the oil paintings adorning
the walls of the hall ; the Govern
ment officials for two fine maps for
the reading room; the donors of
135 cane seat chairs; the young
men who paid for the royal palms
ornamenting tho grounds in front of
the building; the contributors of
papers and magazines; the ladies
who presented a handsome covering
for the hall-table and book-rest; the
members of the AVomau's Christian
Temperance Union and all other
friends "who have made us so
dcliciou8ly cool with ice cream;"
the gentleman who purchased the
dishes in which to receive the ice
cream, and who stands with open
purse to meet deficits in the finance
department; the gentleman who
paid the bill for parlor games ; the
merchant who, in the early part of
the year, donated a lot of crockiry ;
that largo circle of pleasant friends
who, by musical and literary genius,
kindly helped at entertainments,
making every one of them a grand
success ; the ladies who have beauti
fied the hall this evening with taste
ful floral and other decorations ; the
press of the city, and the Daily
Buu.r.TiN in particular, for the help
ful notices of the association's work,
and the full and nccurate reports of
meetings and lectures; and, on his
own behalf, personally, to the mem
bers and friends of the association
for tho warm liearted welcome ac
corded the General Secretary in
their homes and elsewhere.
An address wns delivered by Mr.
J. It. Atherton, retiring president,
in which wns an ably presented
demonstration, from a commercial
as well as moral standpoint, of tho
importance of a due observance of
the Sabbath or Rest-day, with quo
tations from tho Hon. AV. Gladstone,
Lord Macatilay, and other eminent
persons of botli Europe and America
bearing upon tho Btibject.
A motion was adopted that the
directors make arrangements to
have tho retiring president's ad
dress, together with all tho reports
of the evening, published in one
number of The Friend as the annual
Report of tho Honolulu Y. M. C. A.
A hymn was then sung, tho now
president was conducted to the
chair, and nftcr a few prefatory
remarks, announced the standing
committees for the present year,
Devotional AVork : F. J. Lowrey,
Henry AVaterhouso, J. B. Atherton,
T. S. Southwick, S. E. Bishop, A.
F. Judd, J. M. AVhitncy.
Temperance : P. C. Jones, J. A.
Dower, J. A. Cassidy, N. Logan,
G. 1'. Castle.
Visitation: R. AV. Podmore, A.
F. Cooke, J. A. Dower, Capt. Lees,'
E. C. Damon, J. A. Cassidy.
Invitation or AVclcomc: T. S.
Southwick, D. Slicppnrd, E. A.
Nctli, R. AV. Podmore, Theo. F.
Dredge, AV. O. Atwater, George
Bnllantinc, Wm. II. Hoogs, Horaco
Lyle, O. C. Swain, E. O. AVhite,
Fred. Oat, T. S. Southwick, J. A.
Gonsnlvcs, C. M. Cooke.
Entertainment: AV. A. Kinney,
P. C. Jones, AV. AV. Hall, J. B.
Atherton, T. R. AValkcr, AV. R.
Castle, E. A. Jones.
Employment: AV. R. Castle, N.
F. Burgess, 11. F. Dillingham, A.
Reading Room: C. M. Hyde,
D. D., Rev. AV. C. Merrltt, T. G.
Finance: C. M. Cooke, P. C.
Jones, J. It. Atherton.
Mr. P. C. Jones announced that
at the closo of tho business before
the meeting, the entertainment com
mittee would make (not read) a
supplementary report, and invited
the audience to wait for it. A
hymn was sung, and the audience
resumed their scats, when the sup
plementary report referred to, was
presented in the form of a liberal
collation of ice cream nnd cake,-and
was enthusiastically received anil
adopted; after which tho meeting
dispersed. April 23rd.
THE BURNT DISTRICT.
llKl'OKT OF .IL'ltY OX IMI'llOVElir.NTS.
The jury appointed on AVednesdny
last, by His Honor Chief Justice
Judd, to view the fire district, and
rcpoittipon the plan of proposed
improvements submitted by His
Excellency the Minister of the In
terior, met yesterday morning and
at once began the discharge of their
functions. In their exploration of
the burnt district, the jury were ac
companied bj' Marshal J. II. Soper ;
Messrs. J. F. Brown and C. J.
Lyons, of the Government Survey ;
Mr. Julius II. Smith, Superintend
ent of Public AVorks, und Mr. C.
AV. Hart, Road Supervisor. Having
thoroughly inspected the ground,
the jury agreed to recommend im
provements as follow:
1. Tho widening of Bethel street
throughout its length to fifty (50)
feet, from the Ewa sido of the Post
2. Tho widening of Rose Lane to
forty (40) feet, from the AVnlkiki
side of Messrs. Castle & Cooke's
3. The widening of Nuuaiiu streot,
between King and Hotel streets, to
fifty (50) feet, from the prescnt.line
on the Ewa side.
4. The widening and straightening
of the line of Smith and Meek
streets to a clear width of fifty (50)
feet, from Beretania to King streets,
as indicated on the accompanying
5. The widening and straighten
ing of M.iunnkca street to a clear
width of fifty (50) feet throughout
its length, condemning for this pur
pose as far as possible an equal area
on each side of the picscnt street
G. The opening of a now street
of fifty (50) feet clear width from
the proposed extension of Hotel street
to the proposed extension of Queen
street, parallel with and one hun
dred nnd eighty (180) feet north
westerly from the proposed now lino
of Maunnkea street.
7. The extension of Queen street,
from tho Fish Mnrkct to King street,
with a clear width of fifty (50) feet,
as indicated on the map.
8. Tho widening of King street to
a clear width of fifty-six (5G) feet,
running south from Haalilianiami
bridge, as indicated on the map.
9. The widening nnd extension of
Hotel street to the full width of
fifty (50) feet, from its present
mauku side, beginning nt the Ewa
side of the Campbell block and Tun
ing northwesterly to the Nttuanu
10. The opening of a new street
of a clear width of fifty (50) feet,
which shall commence at a point on
the Ewa sido of Nuuanu street, two
hundred nnd fifty (250) feet rnnukn
of Hotel street, and run north
westerly parallel with Hotel street
to the Nuuanu stream, 'and at a dis
tance of eighty (80) feet from said
stream, a new street, running, in a
general mnnner, parallel with the
stream to King street, us indicated
on the map.
(Signed) Gowur.Y Buow'N,Foremnn.
ft II. E. McIntyui:,
II. F. J)i:iiti.i:man,
II. VON IIoi.T,
J. T. AVateuiiousi:, Jit.
Tho relief committee is now dis
pensing about 400 meals per day, at
the Immigration depot, to sufferers
by tho late fire. Of this number,
some 370 arc to Chinese, nnd the
remainder to natives. About 50
persons arc lodging at the depot.
Mr. Austin is taking particular
pains to prevent imposition, nnd no
relief is given except to those giving
references. Mr. F. AV. Damon is
rendering valuable assistance, his
knowledge of tho Chineso character
and language waking him mi cx-
cellcnt medium of communication
between the authorities and the
applicants. Tho fund would other
wise have" suffered considerably
from being drawn upon by false pretences.
THE MARAROA-ARRIVAL AND DEPAR
TURE. The arrival and departure of the
Mararoa, Saturday evening, wns an
occasion of more than usual interest.
Among the nrrivnls were the long
looked for Campobello troupe, to
gether witli scvernl persons of note,
from the leading cities of tho United
States and Canada. The steamer
had n large list of passengers in
transit. During tho nine hours she
lay at the dock, tho passengers mndo
the best of their short visit, taking
in tiie city, of which tliero is happily
enough left in good presentable con
dition to occupy the attention of
travellers for moic than one after
noon. Among those who spent the
evening on shoru, was Dr. Kirkwood,
of Pictou, N. S., Canada. The doc
tor and several of the residents of
the city were mutually astonished
and gratified with the opportunity of
renewing home acquaintance, on the
coral strand, six thousand miles
away from tho "Land of tho May
flower." Mr. II. G. Parker, Pro
fessor of English Literature, Trinity
College, Toronto, and correspondent
of the Toronto Mail, stops off for
next steamer. Mr. Fnikerwill do
tho city in tho meantime, and Hono
lulu may expect a first-class write
up in the "qttee'n city" of the Cana
dians. Conspicuous among the
departures from our shores was
Capt. AV. F. O'Connor, formerly of
the Queen's Own. A detachment
of that body which has been raised
by Capt. O'Connor's energetic in
structions to a very high point of
elllcicucy, inarched down to the
wharf, drew up in line in front of
the captain, when Lieutenants
Kancakua and Keoln stepped for
ward and presented their former
commander and instructor with a
splendid enne of cocoanut wood, with
gold mounting, inscribed, "Pre
sented to Capt. AV. F. O'Connor, by
the Queen's Own Volunteers, II. I.,
April, 188G." Capt. O'Connor ac
knowledged the presentation in
suitable terms, and the company,
giving liiin three rousing cheers,
withdrew. A largo number of peo
ple were at the dock to give their
alohas to departing friends. Mr.
AVm. Noble, whoso five weeks' visit
made a huge addition to Ins list of
friends, received many good wishes
for a pleasant voyage, a successful '
Australian campaign and a safe re
turn. The gcninlT. E. AVall,of Yosc
mito skating rink fame, received
many hearty handshakings from his
numerous friends. At about half
past twelve, the whistle of tho
steamer gave the first screech, warn
ing visitor's tlint it was time to get
away home. The second and third
screeches followed in duo course,
nnd the Mararoa moved off from the
dock, carrying with her many pleas
ant memories of Hawaii, and leaving
behind equally pleasant recollections
in the minds of citizens of many
hours of agreeable social intercourse,
with those who had come and gone.
I. 0. 0. F. ANNIVERSARY.
Excelsior Lodge, No. 1, I. O.
O. F., last evening celebrated tho
G7th anniversary of the Order in
America, by a very pleasant and
well-managed entertainment in its
rooms on Fort street. There was n
largo company of Odd Fellows, in
cluding visitors from Pioneer Lodge
and abroad, together with a numer
ous representation of lady relatives
and friends, presenting an agree
able variation from the usual oddity
of tile mystic chambers. After a
brief spell of social intercourse,
Mr. AV. E. Foster, Deputy Grand
Sire, tapped with the gavel for
quiet and gave out tho opening ode,
which was happily sung with instru
mental accompaniment. Then Mr.
Foster read the proclamation of tho
anniversary by the Grand Sire, and
proceeded to deliver an opening
address. Beginning witli the insti
tution of the first Lodge and Grand
Lodge, under charter from tho Man
chester unity, at uaiumorc sixiy-
scven years ago,
ho traced tho
rapid growth and development of
the society until now, when its
membership is 550,000, revenue
80,000,000, and relief expenditure
83,000,000 annually. Tho Order
had spread into Canada, Australia,
Switzerland, tho Hawaiian Islands,
and other countries. It was opposed
because it was a secret society, but
all its laws and objects were open to
the public. Tho mission of Odd
fellowship was to " Visit tho sick,
bury tho dead, educate the orphan."
Miss Hopper hero gave a piano
solo, winning hearty applause.
Rev. A. Mackintosh was then
called upon as tho " orator of tho
evening," discharging the function
in a very happy manner, interspers
ing a lucid exposition of the prin
ciples of the Order with humorous
references to local brethren and the
peculiarities of Oddfellowship. Ho
mentioned tho institution of the
"Degree of Rcbeccn" in 1851, to
show that the Order was not so odd
ns its name implied, as under that
mcasuro ladies wero admitted to
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