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Haw'nCarrincoManf'gCo., f$ 00
E. O. Hall & Son, 7G
Intcr.Islnnd S. N. Co., 100
Boll Tclephonn, 33
Haw'n Agricultural Co., 100
rWllder'3 Steamship Co., 100
O. Brewer & Co., 100
Woodlnwn Dairy, 00
Walluku Sugar Co., 0(1
Star Mill. 5
Reciprocity Sugar Co., fcO
L. A. THURSTON, Stock Brokei.
38 Merchant Street. 151 ly
THE abovo Residence of Mr. Tlico.
11. Davlcs, comprising 4l3 acre
of land, and
2 Complete Houses,
which will be let separately or together.
SIT Very liberal
ed to good tenants.
83 lm THEO. II. DAVIES &. CO.
1 Second-hand Billiard. Table,
size 5x10, manufactured by 1'. Lie-
Benfcld, S. P., cushions are quick
and it is in good order. I have also
JXo-w liillluril Clotliw,
which will fit a large table. Also,
1 Set Ivory Billiard Balls, 2 3-8, new.
33 lm c. j. McCarthy.
QUONQ YUEN YORK KEE of Ho
nolulu, Oahu, having made nn
assignment of all their properly, etc., to
tho undersigned for the benellt of their
creditors, notice is hereby given to all
persons to present their claims against
the said Quong Yuen York Kce within
one month from date to M. Loulsson, at
the office of M. S. Qrinbaum & Co.,
Honolulu, and all persons indebted to
said Quong Yuen York Kee are hereby
requested to make immediate payment
to the Undersigned. M. LOU1&SON,
Asslgnco of Quong Yuen York Kee.
Honolulu, May 21, lS0. 30 lw
CliaiM. Brewer to Co.'w
M Boston and Honolulu Packets.
Shippers will please take notice that the
Benson, master, will load in Boston for
this port in JULY next.
t&T For further particulars apply to
C. BREWER & Co.,
Honolulu. May 15, 1080. 330 uw
-A NEW INVOICE OK
In Half Casks of 30 Gallons each.
For salo in Bond or Duly paid by
m. s. grinbaxtm: &; Co.,
92 " Queen Street, Honolulu. 2m
1776-JULY 4th-1 886
AT CASTIiE & COOKK'S.
A large and splendid
Assortment of Fireworks
just at hand from New York direct, at
a0 prices to suit the times. lm
WOLFE & GO.
Crystal Soda Worts,
Soda Water, Ginger Ale,
Florida Lemonade, Acintcd Waters of
all kinds, Fruit Syrups and Essences.
We Use Patent Stops
In all our Bottles.
We invito particular attenfon to our
Fatent Filter, recently Introduced, by
which all waters ubed In our manufac
'- tures is absolutely freed from all im-
Wo deliver our Goods free of charge
to all parts of tho cily. We guanmteo
our Goods to bo tho best in the market.
Careful attention paid to Island Orders.
The Crystal Soda Works,
P. O. Box 1107, Honolulu.
Bell Telephone : : 208
Mutual Telephone : iMO
Orders loft with Benson. Smith A
Co., No. 11 Fort Street, will receive
We. also, aro Agents for the salo
' of J. W. Jlingley'a
of his own manufacture. Cm
A QOOD, sober, reliable, steady man,
juL one used to tho country. To take
caro of horses, milk a fow cows, and at.
tend to grounds at a prlvalo rcsldenco
on Maul. Nono need apply unless fully
able- to meet tho abovo rcquli omenta.
Wages, $25 a month, board and lodging.
Apply to J.E.WISEMAN,
OH . Geu'l Business Agent.
FOR SALE BY
ISo. lO Store,
A Varied Ass'm't of Kid Gloves
Wash Doe Jersey Gloves,
Sash and other Ribbons
318 latest styles.
FIRE, FIRE !
HAVING been obliged (on short
notice by the abovo element) to
move to some other quarters, wo would
therefore notify our patrons, and all
those that wish us well, that wcaro now
67 and 69 Hotel Street,
where wo shall lie prepared to 1111 all
Groceries & Provisions,
alto, in tho Feed line, as
Hay and Grain.
Orders solicited, prompt attention and
lair prices guaranteed.
tST UellTclcphonc 310, Mutual Tele
Wine and Spirit
23 Nuuanu St., Honolulu.
Sole Importers of
S. Lachman &JCo.'s California 'Wines,
John Exch&w's No. 1 Brandy,
J. Pclllson's 7 and 10.year.old Brandy,
J. J. Mclcher's "Elcphant" Gin,
II. W. BMITM a co.'s
" TMstlG Dei" Whiskey
Coates & Co.'s. ' Plymouth "fiGin, ctc.
: Aj'UI.LMNK OP the
Most Favorite Brands
Ales, Beers, Wines,
SPIRITS, LIQUEUTIS, ETC.,
constantly on hand and for salo at tho
Orders filled promptly and all Goods
P.O. Box 362.
Will bo open ovcry afternoon and even.
ing as follows:
day ami Hntuvtlny ISveulnuM.
To tho public in general.
For ladles and gentlemen.
For ladies, gentlemen and children.
Friday and Saturday Evenings.
WILLIAM WALL, Manager.
Yosemitc SMiig liink,
fSfe ginUjj .tUtftftt.
FRIDAY, JUNE -1, 1885.
RISE AND DECLINE OF THE NORTHERN
AND ARCTIC WHALE FISHERY.
This iiuHistry,whIch onco brought
so much wealth to theso Islands, is
now reduced to stimll proportions
compared to thu large fleet of ships
which in the flush times in the forties
nnd fifties mndc these Islands their
place of rendezvous for refitting,
shipping oil, etc. After the decline
of the sperm whale fishery, on what
w.i3 called the Japan ground, which
was at its bc9t during the twenties
nnd early thirties, it was then found
to be ircttinir unprofitable from tho
reduced catches, unci tho number of
vessels calling hero declined. But
at tho commencement of the next
decade, the forties, ships began to
visit the N. "W. coast of America
for Right Whales. This was known
among whalemen as the "Kodiac
Ground," covering all the region in
the vicinity of that island, and all
along the coast to the eastward,
down to CON. Latitude, whales were
abundant and much larger than
those in the Southern Ocean, and
the stories of those Jlrst visiting tho
ground seemed fabulous to those
accustomed to the comparatively
small fry of the Southern Ocean.
Tho business expanded rapidly.
Ships were transferred from tho
over-fished grounds south, and many
more bought and built and added.
In 1813 a largo ilect was on this
ground, and in '41 a still larger one,
and catches were large.
About this time some of tho old
sperm, whale captains were quite
surprised on arriving here to find
that the old time barter trade of
cotton cloth, tobacco, etc., had de
pal tod, never to return, and that
cash .vas wanted for supplies, etc.,
and that they were obliged to draw
bills of exchange on their owners,
the rate in those days ruling at 20
percent. Trior to this they had
usually got along in disbursing their
ships in tho Pacific with cotton
goods, muskets, powder, etc., and
rarely used money. It was also dis
covered that whales were plentiful
away to the west about this time,
and ships were soon cruising as far
us the Kurile Isles and Kamschatka.
The llect continued to expand,
and everything was booming. Some
thought from the great extent of the
new grounds that they would sup
ply an almost inexhaustible spoil
for tho whalemen. But the expan
sion of tho licet was too rapid, and
the cream was taken off these
grounds in a short time. Then it
was discovered that whales were
plentiful in the Sea of Okhotsk, and
directly after the Sea of Japan was
added to the list of cruising grounds.
It was also soon found that the
bowhead whale existed in the north
ern and western parts of Okhotsk
Sea. .And last but not least of the
discoveries in this decade, Doycc
sailed up into the Arctio and dis
covered that bowheads existed there
in great numbers and of immenso
size. This was in 1818. Next year
quite a number of ships -v isited tins
jicw ground, and were very suc
cessful. In 1850 a still larger fleet
and large catches were made. The
northern whaling was now in all its
For a huge part of this decade,
Lahaina, on the Island of Maui, had
been the principal port for refitting,
and was visitod by tho larger part of
the fleet during spring and fall,
touching at Honolulu for letters,
few comparatively coming in. But
as the fleet, which was still expand
ing in numbers, and 6till pushing
their way into the icy regions of tho
north, and remaining out later,
many of them battered by the ice
and storms of that inhospitable
region. Often requiring quite ex
tensive repairs, and as the facility
for repairs and transhipping of oil
were so much greater ut Honolulu
than in an open roadstead as at La
haina, that place quickly declined,
and Honolulu came into prominence
at a bound. As early as 1852, at
tho time of tho "Sailors' Riot," it
was estimated that the value of the
ships and cargoes moored in double
tiers, illling the harbor about full,
was fully 815,000,000.
It was during tills decade that tho
number of ships engaged in northern
whaling readied the highest point
nnd beean its decline. Its culmina
tion ns regarded catch was perhaps
in 1852, during which year tho
catches on all the northern grounds
wero extremely good and the aggre
gate catch immense. Tho decline
in tho number of vessels became
nuito ranid in tho latter part of this
and the early part of the next de
cade. Tho average catch having fallen
below a profitable point, nnd many
ships going homo with such small
catches as to entail heavy losses
upon the ownors, tho breaking out
of tho rebellion found many ships at
tho wharves at tho different whaling
ports, which it would be ruinous to
fit, and a largo number were sold at
low figures to tho government for
blocking up Charleston Harbor, and
for coal ships, coal hulks, etc.
Others were transferred into tho.
merchant service, some sent to San
Francisco nnd sold for lumber
This rapid reduction brought
about some good catches in tho
Arctio in 18G3, the number of ves
sels having dwindled down to less
than forty on that ground that year.
In 1805 tho rebel cruiser Shenan
doah reduced tho fleet again by tho
number eko burnt and destroyed,
The placo of theso was soon filled
by others that iiad been lying nt the
wharves idle, or withdrawn from
other grounds, now practically ex
hausted. Tho Arctic whaling, now
tho only ground of note, was still
followed up witli a diminished fleet,
a part of which mado San Francisco
their port for 1 cutting.
In 1871 occurred tho abandon
ment and loss of 80 "vessels sur
rounded by ice. This blow was a
severe one. It used up the Insur
ance olllccs in Now Bedford in pay
ing the losses of that disasttous
year. More additions to the fleet
were made. Three years later wit
nessed the lo33 of a small fleet
again, and almost every year some
old veteran of tho fleet found her
frame of good old oak too weak to
stand the crushing power of the
Arctic ice, nnd went down like
another Cumberland with all her
The beginning of this decade
found Honolulu entirely bereft of
the full fleet, the whole number,
about forty, making their rendez
vous for refitting and shipping their
catches at San Francisco, a portion
of them touching here after a short
winter cruise to receive captains and
officers, many of whom now remain
at homo during the between season
nnd joining their ships here for tho
Steam has also come in this de
cade. But whether it has been more
profltablo to fit steamers than to put
tho same amount of capital into
sailing vessels is a matter perhaps
not fully decided. Steamers aro in
less danger of being crushed by the
ice, owing to their motive power:
still two noble steamers have been
crushed by the ice already.
Another change in regard to the
ownership of tho vessels engaged in
this business has occurred largely
during this decade. Formerly all
the licet belonged at eastern ports,
but San Francisco now takes the
lead, having 21 vessels, of which 7
aro steamers, while Now Bedford
has but 19, only two of which aie
steamers. How long a time n fleet
of even forty vessels can success
fully prosecute this northern whal
ing, time only can determine.
A DIVIDEND of Twenty Dollars por
Share will be duo and payable to
tho Stockholders of the Haiku Sugar
Company at the oflleo of the Agents,
Cnstle & Cooke, June 1st. Pur value of
shares, 500 each.
J. B. ATHERTON, Sco'y.
Honolulu, May 81, 1880. 42 lw
Queen St., next Bulletin Oulco.
Horses broken to Sad
dle and Harness,
Horses boarded by the
day, week, or month,
Clipped. EST Telephone 181.
C. K. MILLER,
General Business & Purchasing Agont.
42 leriMt St., Hmolnli.
My most faithful attention will bo
given for the
Purchase ot Merchandise
in Honolulu for the residents of tho
89 1 several Islands of llil group, riy
ex brig Consuclo.
20 Tons Bran
BW Bedroom Sets, Marble top,
6 Piano box Buggies, Full Leathor Tops,
5 Piano box Sldo bar, Leather Top, Quaker
2 Leather-top Buggies,
3 Phaetons, Leather-top, Quaker City.
To bo BoldUmmediately after arrival
330 Aue(ionecr nnd Com. Merchnnt.
JnEREHY respectfully notify my
friends nnd tiie public in general,
that I have removed my business to tho
Hawnlhin Carriugo Manufacturing Co.,
whero I can bo found to attend to my
customers ns usual. Soliciting a con.
tlnunuco of their patronage, and thank
ing tho publlo for past favors,
I am, limit sincorely yours,
E. G. SOIIUMAN.
Honolulu, April 20, 1B80. Bl'J lm
ANYONE who Is willing to givo any
assistance to those who suffered by
the fire, of tho 18th day of April, 1680, Is
heroby cordially Invited to send- his
donation to the Hon. S. M. Damon,
Treasurer, and notify "W. O. Aclil, tho
Sccrcturv, for notlco in nowspnpers.
H. K. H. LILIUOKALANI, Pros.,
II. WATERHOUBK. Esq., Vlco-Prcs.
HON. S. M. DAMON, Treasurer,
W. C. AOH1, Secretary.
HON. JNO. L. KAULUKOU,
HON. JAB. ICEAU,
ItKV.T.WAIAMAU. 817 tf
H. E. M6INTYRE & BRO.,
IMI'OltTEItS AND DEALERS IN
Groceries, Provisions and Feed,
.EAST CORNER FORT
dw Goods received by every Racket from the Eastern Stales nnd Europe.
California Froduco by ovcry Steamer. All orders faithfully attended to.
nnd Goods delivered to any nnrt ol the
cited. Satisfaction guaranteed. Post Oflleo
P. O. Uox 207.
LEWIS & CO., GROCERS,
Importers & Dealers in Staple & Fancy Groceries.
Now Goods continually on tho way. Just
mnti uerrings, Kegs Tripe, Kegs uermnn i'lcklcs, itcgs Mixed Pickles, kits
Salmon Bellies, kits Mackerel, kegs Family Pork, kegs Corned Reef. For
Rrcakfust- While Outs. Germca: llieakfust Gem nnd Shreded Maize. Also, a
fine lot of Now Zealand and Portland Pcaehblow Potatoes ulways on hand.
The very best of ISLAND BUTTER, plenty for everybody.
280 Prl:c low mid Natiaf'nction Guaranteed.
(Formerly with Samuel Nott).
Importer and Dealer, in
STOVES, CMAftSDSLBERS, LAMPS,
CKOCKERY, GLASSWARE, IIUUWE FURNIB1I1NG I1ARDWA1IE,
AGATE IRON AND TINWARE.
Agent HalFs 8afe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - Fort Street.
tT Store formcily occupiud by s. N Tf, opposite Sprcckels & Co.'s Bank. -a
Corner of Fort & Merchant Streets,
Has jiibt opened out a large nnd carefully selected stock ofj
Gent's Fine Furnishing Goods,
CuHtcm-Madc Clothing,7and Hats and Caps
U all tie Latest' Styles ana Fattens.
EST Particular attention is called to nn elegant lino of Gent's Ncckwoar.
JOHN ITT, lo. 8 KaalMaflu Street
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TUT, COPPER AND
993 SHEET IRON WORK.
AND KING STREETS.
cltv free of
isiauu oruers pom.
Tolcphouo No. 03.
received Kegs Bauer Kraut, kegs Hoi
April 5th, 1886,
Hawaiian Jockey Cluii
TO UE 1IKLD AT
June 11 and 12, 1886.
First Day, Juno 11, 188G.
1-Honolulu Plate, $75.
Illuming Ilnec, half-mile dah, open
2-Kapiolani Park Plato, $100.
llunning llace, -mllo dash, open to
all horses bred hi the Kingdom that
have never ruu at any meeting of this '
3 Lunamakaainana Plato, $100.
Running Race, one mile dash; frco
for all. '
4 Hawaiian Jockey Club Cup,
Running Race, a sweepstake of $C0
auueu; cup to uo won by tho snino
person twice, tho second winning to
be at any future atinual meeting; ono
mllo dash, open 'to all three-year-olds;
sealed nominations, inclosing a
feo of 810, to be bent to the Secretary
of. tho Hawaiian Jockey Club on or
before '1 p.m. on tho 0th day of June.
Final acceptances as to the balanco of
sweepstakes on or before 2 p.m. on
the 10th of June. Second trial Cup
mil for lastycai.
5 Oceanio Plato, $100.
Running Race, ono mllo dah, free
for all Hawaiian bred horses. Maid
ens allowed live pounds.
6 Waikapu Cup,
Runnlug Race, a sweepstake of 825
added. mllo dah, open to all two-year-old
Hawaiian bred horses. Cup
to bo won by horxo.beating tho two-year-old
record, 1 :23.
7 Kamehameha Plate, $250. - -
Running llace, 1!. mllo dash, open to
8 Pony Eace, $75.
Running Race, mile dash, opeu to all
ponies of 14 bauds or under.
Second -Day, Juno 12, 188G.
1 Governor Dominis Cup, $50 added,
llunnl'ng Race, mile dash, free for
2 The Hawaiian Plate, $150,
Trotting aud pacing, mllo heats, best
two in tluce; all horses having a re
cord of 2 :!J0 or better to go to wagon.
3 Eosita Challenge Cup, $250 added,
Running Race, mile dash, free for
all; winner to beat tho record of Ro
ulta, 1:47. Cup to bo run for an
iiunllv and to be held by the winner
until his time Is beaten at a regular
meeting of tho Association.
4 The Queen's Plate, $100,
Running Race, mllo dash, free for alt
Hawaiian bred horses.
5 The King's Plate, $100,
Trotting and pacing, mile heats, best
two iu three; free for all horses not'
having a record of 3 minutes or better;
to bo driven, by members of the.
6 His Majesty's Cup,
Running Race, a sweepstake of 850
added, 1 mllo dash, frco for all
threo-ycar-olds owned by members
of tho" Club. Tho cup to bo ruu for
Entrance Fee, 10 per cent.
Entries close at 2 p.m. on MON
DAY, Juno 0th, at the olllco of C. O.
Races commence at 10:30 A.Jt. oil
Hist day, and 12 :30 p.m. secoud day.
Admission, B0o; Grand Staud, 50o
and 81; each horso within tho circle,
O. O. BERGER,
Sco'y Hawaiian Jockey Club.(
WELDER'S S. S. CO.
Leaves Honolulu each Tuosday at
4 p.m., touching at Lahaina, Maa
laea Bay, Makena, Mahukoua, Ka
wuihae, Laupuhoohoo and Hllo.
Returning, will touoh at all th
alove ports, arriving at Honolulu
each Ratnnlav afternoon.
ALL ordeis for Cnrtago .promptly at
tended to. Particular attention
paid to the
Storing & Shipping
of goods in transit to the other Islands.
Also, Black and White Sand
in quantities to suit at lowest prices
Office, adjoining E. P. Adams & Co.'s
983 ly Mutual Telephone No. 10,