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H. HAOKFELD & Oo.
Having ccuial tin; Scrvkes of
Geo. C, Stratemeyer
we nrepreparcd.to execute all
House or Sigfii
HONOLULU PLANING MILLS.
JT. HOPP Ac oo.
74 lilng Street.
Manufacturers and Importers of all
Furniture & Upholstery Goods
FIRE BEDDING A SPECIALTY.
All kinds oi Jobbing promptly attended to.
CHAIRS TO RENT
ForBnlU or Panics in email or largo
891 quantities. ly.
The Inter -Island Steam
Navigation Co., Limited,
Keep constantly on hand for sale
Steam Family and Blacksmith Coal
and a general assortment of
415 Bar Iron. iy
A LL orders for Cartage promptly at
J. 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
982 ly Mutual Telephone No. 19.
FRIDAY, FEB. 11.
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the BULLETIN OFFICE and
from the News Carriers.
Reading Roqrri Association.
Cor. Hotel & Alaken Ntreeta.
Open every Day nnd Evening.
The Library consists at tfio present
time of over Five Thousand Volumes.
The Heading Room is supplied with
about Hfty of the leading nowspopers
A Parlor Is provided for conversation
Terms of membership, fifty cents a
jiouth, payable quniterly in advance.
No formality required in joining except
signing the roll.
strangers fiomfoiclgu countries and
visitors from the other islands aie wel
come to the rooms nt all times as guests,
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8. B. DOLE, President,
M. M. SCOTT, Vice-President,
fl. A. PARMELEE, Secietary,
C. T. BODGEHS, M.D.,
0tairaan Ball and Library CommltUo.
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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 1887.
CUllIOt'H MTTI.i: HONK THAT ACTB
A3 IK IT WEBB ALIVE.
14 Yes, wc keep eycsloncs," said
nu uptown druggist, "but wo don't
have a cull for one once in live
ycais. Ycl there must bo quito a
demand for llictn, for wholesale
dealers purchase all Hint arc brought
them by sailors, who make a busi
ness of collecting them on their
voyages. l)id 3011 ever see un eye
stoncV" 'No," said tlic reporter, "but
they aro found in the stomachs of
crayflsh, I believe."
'"'Then your belief is about as far
wrong as it could be," said the
druggist, as lie took a small bottle
from the drawer. It was half-full
of what seemed to lie a very small,
round, flat pieces of polished bone.
Emptying a few of the pieces on the
counter, he picked up one and hand
ed it to the reporter to examine.
There was nothing notable about the
little bono except that one side was
composed of numerous concentric
"That is an eyestone," said the
druggist, pouring some liquid out o,f
a bottle on to a smooth place and
diluting it with water. "And this
is a weak solution of lime juice."
Tito druggist took one of the cyc
stoncs and put it into the bolulion.
Presently the stone began to move
as if it wore alive. It made its way
slowly about in different directions
in the liquid in a mysterious
"That strange movement of the
eyestone when placed in a weak
solution of lime juice or vinegar
has given rise among ignorant and
superstitious people to the notion
that it has life and that it
vinegar, anil loves to swim
above all tilings. Hut there
more life in an eyestone than
is in a paving-stone. It is
posed of calcareous material, and
when placed in the solution named
is made to move about by carbonic
acid gas, which is evolved by the
contact with the liquid acid. These
little stones and other genuino eyc
sloncs once were the front doors to
the shells of a littlo molluscous ani
mal that lives along the Venezuelan
and other South American coasts.
The shell is a univalve. This cal
careous formation is on the tip end
of the little animal, and when he
draws himself into his shell to escape
danger or go to sleep, the end, of
course, is the last part of him that
is drawn into the cavity or mouth of
the shell, where it iits so closely and
is so hard that it affords perfect pro
tection to the animals against ene
mies from without. The native in
habitants collect the eyestoncs in
large quantities and regard them
with great awe. Sailors engaged on
the fruit-trading vessels that visit
these regions obtain the stones and
fetch them to New York for sale to
the wholesale druggists.
"There arc two little bones found
in the head of the crayflsh, just back
of and beneath the eyes, which re
semble the eyestone, except that
they aro smooth all over. These
arc called eyestones and are used as
such in Ohio and other Western
States, but they have noun of tho
virtues of the real eyestone. The
proper name for the stone found in
the crayfish is crubstoncs. In Po
land and parts of Kussia quite a
trade is done in collecting crab
stones. The crayflsh are buried in
deep pits and left there until they
rot. Tho refuse is then washed and
the stones are picked out. They arc
used in many parts of Europe as a
corrective of the stomach.
There Is nothing better to remove
foreign substances from the eye than
one of these South American eye
stones. Before using them many
people think it necessary to put
them in vinegar to give them life,
but it is not necessary. The stono
is inserted at one corner of the eye,
with tho grooved sido next to the
lid. Tho prcssuro of the eyeball
forces it to movo about in tho eye
and the gioovcs collect the foreign
matter and retain it. After making
a thorough circuit of the eye tho
stono will come out at the corner of
tho nose. No incouvcnicnco is
caused by its presence in the eye."
ftf. Y. Sun,
THE TRUE CROSS.
The story which attributes tho
finding of tho actual cross on which
Christ suffered to the Empress
Helena, mother of Constantino the
Great, rests upon the concurrent
testimony of four Jlyziuitino histori
ans, named Rufinus, Socrates, Theo
dorot nnd Sozomau, who wrote be
tween scvcnty-llvc and one hundred
years after tho incidents related.
These authors agrco that the Em
press being urged by a dream to
proceed to Jerusalem, went thoro ;
and, having called together tho chief
Jens, fixed upon one bearing tho
ominous name of Judas, who, as it
turned out, had been told by his
grandfather whero tho truo cross
was buried, though on 110 account
was he to reveal his knowledgo to
any onoj for, to quote the "Golden
Legend," "after that hit shall bo
founden tho Icwcs shal reygne no
mowr; tho cristen men that wor
shypped the Crosso ehal then
reygne." Judas for a long time
followed tho commandments of his
grandfather, but upon being put in
11 dry well and threatened with starv1-
ation, he relents, and points out tho
spot where the crosses arc buried.
Theso aro found, and, opart from
them, at some littlo distance, a
board with Pllato's inscription in
Hebrew, Greek nnd Latin. The
dilllculty now evidently was to dis
tinguish the true cross from those
upon which tho thieves had been
cruclfled ; but a ready solution of
the question presented itself, inas
much as one of which the Empress
was in search had tho distinct power
of working all sorts of miracles, that
not being tho case with other two.
Helena afterward deposited a por
tion of tho cross iu Jerusalem, a
second portion In Ityxanltiim, and
the third she gave to Constantino,
who placed it in the Church of Santa
Croce at Koine. At theso places
festivals and pilgrimages were es
tablished, and fragments of the
wood were sold at fabulous prices
to lich pilgrims, who, no doubt,
thought they possessed tho gift of
working miracles through their aid.
When this anticipation was not veri
fied by the facts, the priests gave
out that the wood retained not its
viituo through the vices and follies
of mankind, but that instead it as
sumed the power of self-multiplication,
a convenient and highly re
munerative fiction. At the present
time a large number of Continental
cities arc said to possess fiagmcnts
of the true cross, and oven in Eng
land au occasional rclie may bo met
with, as, for example, at St. Mary's
Convent, York; at Plouden Hall,
in Shropshire ; and in tho Church of
St. Gcorgo's, Southwark. London
Australian Mail Service.
VOlt SAX FltAKCISCO,
The new and fine Al fctccl steamship
Of the Oceanic Stciumhlp Company, will
be due at Honolulu from bjdnoy
and Auckland 011 r about
March I Ith, 1887,
And i leave for the above port with
malls and passengers on or about that
For freight or passage, having SU
PERIOR ACCOMMODATIONS, apply
. WM. G. IRWIN & CO., Agents.
For Sydney and Auckland,
The new and lino Al steel steamship
Of the Oceanic Stcnm'hip Company, will
be due nt Honolulu from San
Francisco on or about
February 19th, 1887
And will have prompt dhpateh with
malls nnd piiFsengeis fcr the aliovu port.
For freight or p.isFiigo, having SU-
PElUOIt ACCOMMODATIONS, upply
7 WM. G. IRWIN & CO., Agents.
Tho well-known Al Iron Steimthip
'City of Rip de Janeiro
W. B. COBB, Commander,
Will fenil for Yokohama and Hongkong
on or about the
MARCH 12th, '87,
Ottering superior accommodations
ifiy For Ficlghtnnd Passage, apply to
II. HAOKFELD & CO.,
CO tf Agents Pacific Mail 8. S. Co.
The Pantheon Stables will run daily
un Omnibus known as
Beginning WEDNESDAY, Junuaiv 19
lc&7. 'fhu'Bus will slati from thufool
of Port street, erfner of Queen, ro along
Port to Btret'inla, Ilerttalila.toNuuanu,
and thence up the Avenue to Jaty's old
place. Following Is the time table,
0.00 A. M.
7. 00 .'
2 (00 "
5: 0 "
I.BAYK l'ATY I
OiM) A. M.
4 do i
For Yokohama&Houg Kong
III BUS LIE
0:00 a.m. 0:30 a.m.
10.no " 10:0 "
13:10 p.m. 12t45r. M.
2.00 " 2:!10 "
4:00 " 4;!S0 '
0:80 " 7:10 "
8:40 " 0:10 "
S. I. SHAW,
O, S. S. CO.'S TIME TABLE.
Arrivo al Honolulu Irom San Francisco.
Mnriposa February 19
Australia March 0
Zcalandla. March 1'J
Australia April G
Alameda Api il 1G
Australia May 4
Mariposa .' May 14
Australia June 1
Zcalandla June 1 1
Australia Juno 21)
Alameda July 9
Australia July 27
Mariposa August G
Australia August 21
Zcalandla September 3
Australia ..September 21
Alameda October 1
Australia October It)
Mariposa October 20
Australia November 1G
Zealandla November 2G
Australia December 14
Alameda December 24
Loavo Honolulu (or San Francisco.
Alameda March 11
Australia March 1G
Mariposa April 8
Australia April 13
Zcalandla May G
Australia May 11
Alameda June 3
Australia June 8
Mariposa July 1
Australia July G
Zcalandla .July 29
Australia August 3
Alameda August 2G
Australia August 31
Mariposa September 23
Australia September 28
Zealandia October 21
Australia October 2G
Alameda November 18
Australia November 23
Mariposa December 1G
Australia , December 21
Zealandia (1888) January 13
fc5Uintexii. 1?e J
Just rrcelvul ex Australia.
J?UJKE JAlA.: XI3A,
In Mb. and 2-lh. tins and -ll packages.
For sale, lower than nnv where t.Ue in
town, wholesale and retail, by
HANG MOW CH0NG & CO., Agents,
03 Nuuauu Street, Honolulu. Pu
Competition the Life of Trade.
Tie Mini Carriage Go.
EESPECTFULLY SOLICITS A
continuance of the pntronago of
tliote who occasionally riqulro an ix.
pi CIS for SHOWING, MAKING CALLS, .C.
&c. The manager also desires to state
that tho Company's drivers have earned
a reputation for careful diiivino, civil
ity and stiiict adiiishknck -io the
i.I'.ua:, itATKs of fare, thereby avoiding
the necessity to use caids, showing the
tho time they have been engaged and
the amount received for fares.
Tho pioteciion which this Company
oiler tho public ag.unt-t overchoiging,
incivility, cr hcedUs driving, lies in
the fuel that the majority of their Oliv
ers have, by steady application and strict
attention to business, become owikm of
tho teams they drive. Furtherinnio tho
numerous calls for tho Company's Oau
iiiaqks, demonstrate beyond u doubt,
that so far, satisfaction his been ac
corded to tho public. Parties who de
sire to ride behind n certain horse or
driver, can always suit their choice, as
the drivers are not iu the habit of chang
Ing about from ono stablo to another.
Discretion in charging, is a special
feature of tho Company's policy.
No Extra Charge for Carriages or
dered by Telephone.
For a Hack, Ring Up
TELEPHONE No. 290!
United Carriage Company,
OKl'ICKAND CAltUIAOK STAND:
Cor. Kins: & IToirt HtrootN.
FOR PUBLIC PROTECTION!
NUMEHOUS COMPLAINTS FROM
time to time, appearing in the
daily papers of liuiivllliy, overcharging,
otc, by hacluncn,
The Hawaiian Hotel Stables
Beg to notify thir patrons that all their
drivers on leaving tho stand have the
time taken, and on returning thci drivers
Mil out n card with faro charged while
away, by which means tho public aro
piotected and the proprietors aio ablo to
Investigate any overcharges and com
plaints. KINC TJJ? No. 3.
Will bo open cvpry afternoon and even,
ipg as follows:
BlouUuy, TucHitny, AVeitiit'Hilny nud
To tho public in general,
For ladies and'gcntlcmeu.
For ladies, gentlemen and ehildri n.
Lessons in Fancy Skating.
Friday and Baturday Evenings.
WILLIAM WALL, Manager.
MMawrtirnffii-itaaj iir r 1 1 in -,t TnrhitMTwnrrtrwrfnrirTwnnT-wrrit"niirrrrfMMMwa n
JOHN ITT, !. 8
Granite, lion and Tin Ward
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIM, CCPER AND
993 SHEET IRON WORK.
(Formcily with Samuel Noll).
Impoi-Lei. uiu.1 JDeulci in
STOVES, CHANDELIERS, LAMPS,
OROCKL'HY, GLASSWAHK, 110USK FUKNI8I11NU UAItDWAltE,
AGATE IHON AND TINWARE.
Agent Hairs Safe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - Fort Street.
ISP Store formerly occupied by S. NOTT, opposite Sprcckels & Co.'s Bank. -i
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., L'd.
(Successors to Dillingham & Co., & Samuel Noli.)
New Goods for tho Holiday o! Silver Plated "Ware
in New Designs.
From tho very bes makers.
o CUTLERY o
A. Complete Stoelc oi Goods in JEvcry Line.
FORT STREET, HONOLULU. 05
Hollister & Co.
HA YE JUST RECEIVED A FULL LTjSTE OF
The First and Only
Ever published in this Kingdom
Is Now Ready for Delivery
The DAILY BULLETIN OFFICE
Over 700 Pgaes with Index I
This is tho Only Original, Correct and Complete Record,
in Book Form, of the Business and Debates of the Legisla
tive Assembly of 18SG.
THE BULLETIN KEPOHTS
Have been Strictly Impartial, and. have contained during
tho greater part of tho session
PHONOGRAPHIC VERBATIM REPORTS
Of the Principal Speeches delivered in the House.
REMEMBER ! The Only Hansard is to be
had at the
DAILY BULLETIN OFFICE,
J. H. SOPER'8 and T. C. THRUM'S.
ri Era a W
m Mnrin LiffSi S I
LEADS THEM ALL l
Your wives and children' will rcjolco,
Having found tho Sampler Cigar your choice
ENGELBRECHT, SON & CO., . -21
First Street. S. F, 80
For sale Everywhere
mm & co,
The Leading Gents'
Clothing and Fur
SOGTS & SHOES
C. E. FRASHER,
Hay, Grain, Etc.
Whole Barley, ;
Oil Cako Meal
Older left at Olllee, with N. P. Bur
gess, 4 King Street, will be promptly
Ktttuikd to. 69ly
S. M. CARTER,
Una on liaud for tale, la quanlltips
to suit; '
Departure Bay Coal, Newoastlo Coal,'
Hard and Soft Wood, Sawed and Split,
Orders arc hereby sol lotted and will
bo delivered at any locality within the
No. 8Q KINO STBEET.
lloth Telephone, 187. M
Health is Wealth !
Dr. E. O. West's Ntotk and rtrtAtN Tihcat
lTENT,n iriiarnntcod Bwclho for II j storm, Dizzi
boss. Convulsions. 1'its, Norvoua Nonralgin,
Houuaclia, NorYous Prostration. oau.MXlbjr thouwj
at alcohol or tobacco, Wakclamoes, Montal I)e
prosiilon, Sottonlng or tho Drain, resulting In in.
winily and lnadmg to ruisory, doray anil (loath)
1'rcmntDra Old Aro, Uarronncau, Loo of l'oner
in cither nex. Ini oluntary Loasca and Spermator
rhoea, caaaod by ovor-oxertion of tho brain, m!(
abuse, or ovor-lnualaonco. Each box contain
ono month's treatment. $1.00 a box, or six boxes
for 35.WD, eontby mall prepaid on recolpt of prico.
WE GUA11ANT13E SIX BOXES
tor six bozo, nccomponlod with S5XO, wo will
Bond ttio purchasorourwritton ffuaromoo to to.
tand tho money if thotreatruontdoo not offect
u euro. Guarantees issued only by
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Djrptl( tlcle llfftJkrhi, lodljMtion, ConiVtpttlcn or CoiUvmvii,
wcftuaotCQriTUhVit'Vff;UlliUfirl11l(itba lb dkti
tlc&i ftrt ttrlctljr cotnplU d wltb Tbey art prly Tffttbl, m4
biTtrfall a kIto ifttUfActtcn Bujir Co4Ud. Largt Uifi,co
Ulnlug CO (41)1,15 ccati. Tr iJ by all drvnlai, fiirrtof
toanUrflU tad lmluiloni, Tht (cduM mnufrtor4 oalr kv
JOHN O, IVUT A CO., HI A M W, U.jl.oa fit, ObkwX
If h UU1 )ftcir tnt l null rf pftU cu nipt cf k 3 csltSVk
IIolllHlor & Co,,
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