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The Court will go Into lull mourning
for Her lato Roynl Highness Princess
Llkellko firm this dntc uulll the dny
niter the Fuucr.il ; nnd will wear half
mourning from Ih it tlmo unll tho ex
plrotlon'of two weeks from the day of
CURTIS P. IAUKKA,
Iolunl Palace. Fell :), 1887.
BCdIIOl' At Co., HANKIfiltS
Honolulu, Hit wMiiiin (stands
Draw Exchange on thu
Baul( ot Cnlii'oi'iilu, H. F.
And their agents In
NEW YORK, BOSTON, HONQ KONO.
Messrs. N. M . Rothschild & Son, London
Tho Commercial Bank Co., of Sydney,
Tho Commercial Honk Co., of Sydney,
Tho flunk of Now Zealand: Aucklnnd,
Christchurch, nml Wellington,
The Dank of British Columbia, Vic.
toria, U. C, uni! I'orllnnd, Or.
Transact u General Hanking Huslucss.
The Daily Bulletin
DAILY BULLETIN SUMMARYJ
Can he lnul fiotn
J. II. Soi-Eii, : :
A. M. Hkwiitt, :
J. W. Hinoley, :
J. Sius, : : : :
: Mi'ieliint Strcot,
: : Hotel Street
Pledged to neither Beet ror Fartj.
Bat ojtabllshei for the benefit of all,
MONDAY. MAK. 7. 1887.
A SUGGESTION EMPHASIZED.
The fire at Falama Inst Saturday
night serves to emphasize a sugges
tion made in the Bulletin, a month
or two ago, that a lire company be
organised in that district and a hand
engine procured. Probably the fact
that it is a neighborhood which has
been remarkably free from lire, has
had its influence in deterring action
in the direction suggested. Dut the
actual occurrence of a lire which
completely destroyed the building
in which it originated, beforo auy of
the fire companies could reach the
spot, because of the long distance
from the engine houses, shows that
that suburb has no more right to
claim immunity from liability to fire
than any other, as well as showing
the wisdom of the inhabitants being
prepared for such a contingency. A
lire company, with a biiiall manage
able hand engine, located in the
neighborhood, might cut short a lire
at thu commencement, Hint would
effect complete destruction before
assistance could arrive there from
the city. The material bone and
muscle for the formation of an
effective brigade, is abundant in the
district, the population being mainly
composed of the laboring classes
men who earn their bread, or fish
and poi, by the sweat of their
brows, at the Iron Works, in machine
shops and planing mills, and on the
wharves. The material is there,
material of the very be9t quality,
and, no doubt, if some ouo with a
little experience would take the
matter in hand, there would be no
difficulty in getting together a
numerous and efficient company.
A meeting room and an engine shed
are also procurable ; for Hon. J. I.
Dowsett has already offered these,
in a central locality, free of charge.
Perhaps the Honolulu Fire Depart
ment may have an old cast-off hand
engine, that would be good enough
to begin with, which they may bo
willing to give. Will someone move
in the matter, without waiting for
anolhor fire as additional proof of
the importance of the suggestion ?
Under the heading of "Educa
tional," a writer in the Anglican
Church Chronicle for the present
month, says "How much in need
we are in the Island of one or two
readers, expressly for Hawaiian
children, dealing with things and
facts that come under tho daily ob
servation of those taught." Every
one who has had any experience in
teaching Hawaiian children English
lias felt this want. The imported
readers for children in primary
schools, although excellent for English-speaking
children, and precisely
adapted to the requirements of
schools in the countries from which
they come, arc not well suited to
primary Hawaiian schools. Thoy
treat no much of matters which it j
Is hard to roako Hawaiian children
understand, for tho simple reason
that thoy are matters which do not
enter into thu experience or come
under tho observation of children
on these islands. Hut perhaps the
greatest defects of theso books for
our purpose is, that they do not
contain a Milllcicnt number of sim
ple lessons. The Hawaiian boy and
girl, in learning English, arc learn
ing a foreign language, and require
a much greater number of elemen
tary lessons, than boys and girls
who arc simply learning to read
what they have learnt lo lisp and
prattle on their mothers' knees. The
Hawaiian is learning the sound, the
written sign, nud the meaning of
the word, all at the same time.
Hence the necessity of a greater
number of easy lessons, containing
nothing but short and simple words,
linked together in every possible
combination, to familiarise them to
the eye and the car of the learner,
and impress their significance on his
The editor of the A. C. 6, in
commenting un thu article from
which wo have made a biief quota
tion, above, refers lo a fault of young
teachers in our schools, of wishing
to "push on, and accomplish more
than Is required," which "leads to
endless trouble to the teachers who
have to build on their foundation."
Continues the editor, "The only
way we can suggest to amend this
fault Is to give the principals of
the large schools where many
teachers arc employed more time to
superintend nud direct the younger
ones." Without touching upon the
question of young teachers attempt
ing to force their pupils on too
rapidly, and not thoroughly ground
ing them in tho primaries, wc cer
tainly think that the principals of
large schools should have little or
no teaching to do. For instance, in
a school like the Royal School, with
three to four hundred pupils and
ten or dozen teachers, the principal
should be exempt from class duties,
aud be solely superintendent and
examiner. No one man can possi
bly teach a class regularly and pro
perly superintend a school of that
size. Thorough supervision has
vastly more to do with the cfllciency
of a large school than inexpciicnccd
i 'j ' ' . .
NO MONEY, NO WORK.
This is a money-loving, a money
seeking, and n money-making age.
Perhaps in these things the present
pretty closely resembles tho past,
only that wc know more about our
own times than the times which
preceded us. Anyhow, very minute
or very extended observation is not
required to discover that pursuit of
money in this age, and among peo
ples claiming to be in the forefront
of advancing civilization, is the great,
all-absorbing aim. Even clergymen
some clergymen who of all men
are supposed to be above the love of
"filthy lucre" and to have their
"affections set on things above" this
sublunary sphere, are sometimes
found showing a preference for
churches and congregations which
pay the highest stipends. Demago
gic politicians, who prate of
patriotism and dilate on their large
hearted and undying lovo for the
dear people whom they yearn to
serve, are found secretly guaging
their patriotism and measuring their
love by tho amount of money they
can absorb from tho country or
squeeze from the people.
Perhaps the world is getting worso
in this regard : perhaps it is not :
there certainly is room for it to
grow better. This part of tho world
in which wo live seems lo have be
come worse decidedly worse. Our
patriots and politicians, for the most
part, do not take any particular
pains to conceal the fact that their
priinnry and ultimate object is
money. They have become imbued
with the belief that tho public
treasury was created mainly, if not
solely, for their special benefit. And
so strong is their faith, that on every
occasion when an opportunity offers,
they plunge their hands in witli tho
boldness of a lion, aud grab all they
can. Everyone, regardless of brains,
education, aud experience, considers
himself a fit and proper person for
a scat in the Legislature, or for. the
highest ollico in thu Government.
That is, he feels himself competent
to draw the pay, which is tho great
duty of position, nml tho higher the
pay tho greater tho ability. As for
tho work; well, in the legislative
hall ho can stand up and blow off
sound for an hour nt a timo, without
saying a singlo thing, or sit quietly
down, and hold up his hand, accord
ing to direction, iyh.cn required. In
,&st jiiif aa i jm i! Mi ), n ij
an official position, ho finds a deputy
to do the work, wlillo he takes his
case and pleasure, exerting himself
to the utmost on onu day in thu
month the last day lo be on hand
at tho treasury. Some unchnrilablo
people have gono eo far as lo say
that two-thirds, or thereabout, of
the representative votes of the
legislature enn be purchased for a
small sum of money, such is thu
love for that commodity among the
nation's great men. This, of course,
must be taken as an extreme view,
and n gross libel on that honorable
body of patriots.
Hut this onu fact is patent, that
the genius of the nation is against
doing auy kind of service in thu
national interest or for the public
good, without pay. To bo sure, the
nation is not so utterly sordid as not
to have some worthy individual ex
ceptions. Unfortunately, they are
extremely scarce. The general senti
ment is, "no money, no work."
Rather let thu country go to the dogs
aud thu public Interests perish, than
render thu minutest service without
money compensation. The idea of
serving in a Municipal Council or on
it district Iload Hoard without a
salary is absurdly ridiculous, utterly
incomprehensible 1 Whoever heard
of such a thing? It is not right; it
is not reasonable : it cannot bo done I
No: why not? Perhaps it is not
altogether practicable to have an un
paid Parliament here, like in Great
Hritain and some other countries,
but wc have a low estimate of a
man's patriotism, who is unwilling
to render gratuitous service to his
country, as far as he is able, without
neglecting his own concerns and
those of his family.
Editou Bullktix: You had
something to say about superstition,
the other day, aud cited some illus
trations of its existence among in
telligent people. 1 can give you
another instance, just hot from the
oven. In company with a few
others, I was invited to dine at a
friend's house the other day. I
accepted tho invitation. 1 always
do when a inenl is on the pro
gramme. Dinner came on in due
cotirbU, and we all gathered around
the table, with stupendous appetites,
judging from after effects. Just as
the woik of demolition was about to
begin, someone discovered that thu
company consisted of thirteen
that unlucky number. This dis
covery necessitated either the re
tirement of somebody or the calling
in of somebody else, and until the
number was changed, tho business
of the occasion could not proceed.
Now, it appears to me that many of
tho native superstitions, at which
we smile contemptuously, are not
onu particle more absurd than this.
Hroken legs arc very prevalent on
Kauai. Almost every week a bul
lock driver, either in Ivapaa, Lihue,
or Koloa, has a leg broken by the
During the recent heavy rains,
there were several freshets. Hnna
lci suffered most ; and the roads in
Koloa are in a bad state.
An unusually large number of
passengers, both foreign and native,
came down on the Mikahala. Three
wagon loads went from Nawiliwiil to
Koloa and that side of the Island,
and four went to Kapaa and beyond.
Mr. Johnstone, the acting Inspec
tor, is making a tour of our Island,
and is examining all the government
schools very closely.
Within the last few weeks, there
have- been several deaths among the
A young Japanese couple, in Li
hue, were recently united in the
liolv bonds of mntiimony by tho
Rev. J. 13. Hannike. The bride is
sweet sixteen, and the happy groom
only 21 years of age.
A new sugar storehouse is being
added to the Lihue mill; audit fresh
coat of paint has improved tho ap
pcarauco of tho mill.
Kauni, March !, 1887.
Work has begun on tho new In
dustrial Building for Hiio Hoarding
School. The carpenter shop will bo
put up first, and afterwards the
main building. All work is to bo
douo by tho boys of the school,
under the direction of tho principal,
tho Kev. Mr. Hurt, who is himself a
carpenter and buildor. Eleven boys
are now at work learning the car
penter's trade. When the building
is up it is hoped that this school will
bo able to give its pupils a good
start towards the carpenters', tho
printers', and the tailors' trades.
Other departments may be organ
ized as opportunities offer.
Severin, tho photographer, still
holds forth in Ililo. He has "taken"
all of tho hchools of tho place dur
ing tho past week. Some of his
negatives are very line.
Tho now British ironclad Henbow
on her recent trial trip averaged 17
knots an hour for four hours.
At York, William Stamp, a brick
layer, the oldest freeman in the
city, has died at tho ago of 100
waaiaHjtfiLtgW!!. six&jjj&MHm!Mn.miLumtti ".flu . i.wjfSiji' njaj'jti?aMMiii
LOST-ON SATURDAY EVENING,
a Lady's Breast-Pin, set with coral
itml Pcurl. Finder will receive iil"vu
reward o it leaving tamo at till office.
SMALL CONSIGNMENT OF
Flue Songsters, for tale cheap.
Cor. Fort & Queen S s.
For Portland, Or.
The Al Brit Mi Hark
Will mil for the above poiton or about
March 9th, 1887.
For fill 'hi in piuoge appiy to
F. A.SCHEFER & CO.,
17 -. Agents.
Peck's New and Improved
All older for the abovo must lie ad
dressed to 1 O. llox '183. 17 lin
Wodnesday Evening, Maroli 9th,
Friday Evening, March I Ith,
Saturday, March 1 2th, Matinee and
The Oura Comp'ny
will, while en route
to 'an Francisco, New York, London
and Paris, give a shot! s-mmiii in Hur.o
lulu. Tills Cunpuny comUts of twelve
peifonn r,, males and females. Their
feats aic marvelous, new and numein,i!,
unbracing thu famous
ACT OF OGAWA,
(tall;lu with lmie feel on the r z tr lib
edge, ui Yiiconln MV' r.l-), wilklng lu
lire w llh bare feet, itc, ele.
The celebrated trick, Revolving a
Hugo Tub, wlih ore perfumier it.side
and one on thu outside, die
Greatly liupioved, Balancing Fms Urn.
hicllns, etc., are also among (he feat.
Doom open at 7:10 p. m A matinee
will bo given at 2 p. iii.,im Saturday,
when admission will be 50 cuiltN lo
nil p'irU of the house.
B1 Entire clmngj of programme
llox Plan open nt A. M HKWE'IT'jf,
XV. II. AMHUCII,
77 lw M.inugcr.
Young Venture, Jr.
TliU flue young Irotting-bnU stallion,
i years old, will stand for the coming
season nt the corner of QUEEN
' TerniH, $25 the Sciimoii.
YOUNG VENTURE Is a black still,
llou, bml by Mr. Horner, of Maul; Ins
dam was n line marr, ha t F .uh'ii and
half Wank Morgan; lie is I bid, gi-iitlc
aud btyliili; no faults wiialevei, and
one of llie closest bred Klitl Hot s in the
Kingdom, which shows slaying power
In ease any maru should fail to havo
a foal by lilm, his services will bo lea.
dcred next hi iuoii free of charge.
For further raiticubirs enquire of
77 lm OAPT. OLUNEY.
JOHN A. SPEAR having this day
tf bought out the i utile inteiest of
CHARLES II PFEIKFEIf. in the late
llrm of Spear and 1'feill'er, begs lo noli,
fv his fonner customers and the public
lint ho Is thuHolu owner of slid Imti.
ness, and will c-trry n the business of
said Into llrm, Holleitlng for himself llm
rntionnge lieretolore aceorded Kill llrm.
All dubt and claims against tho said
late llrm ot Spear & Welder will be
paid by the undersigned.
JOHN A. SPEAR.
Dated March 4lh, 1857. 77 lm
This lino voting trolling bred stallion
will tai.d llu coining lojson at Dodtl'
Stables,, Kaplolanl Park, to a limited
number of niaie?.
TcriiiM, $:tO.OO Senium,
APl'OS CHIEF, lay stallion, by
Spiiitilatinn; hu by llyjdyk'H Humble.
toulaii, out of Martha Washington, by
Hiirr's Washington; bur dam by Abdul,
lull, lit dam by Lady X'ool, by Slciigg'a
Rtltler; hor (lam by Glencoe. Tlio
ahoyo stallion was rabed by Sir Clans
For fui ther inrtiniil'm enquire at tho
FASHION STAHIiE.-, or o F. UUS
TAOti, at I'listaco & RobertsonV oltlce,
Queen Street. 721 in
DURINO MY ABSENCE FROM
this Kingdom my daughter Mis
Roso Adler hint full power of attorney
lo act lor me. as I leave per Alnuuda,
March 11th. LOUIS ADLEU.
On Account of being Over Stookod
Black Sack Suits!
Black Frock Suits!
Hol'l unit Hit II'.
ETC. ETC. ETC.
CSy- Wc will make a reduction on tho
Now is your ehancj to buy Black
Lyneh 11:10 a. m., till 2:'i0 v. m.
Poik Saustigii, Loin Steak.
l'oik Chop, Mutton Outlet,
Vtal Cutlet Bie uled, Welsh Ranbil,
Cold Corned Spiced Ueef,
Cold Ro t-t Mutton,
Fruit, Cake, Lte.
Commeiiuea at ! :!i0 1 jr., tuns till S r. M.
Carriages at all bouts, dny and night.
Saddle lloues, liiig'j'les. Wagonette and
Village Carts with stylish and gjutlo
horses to lei.
A few Ilm.MV, guaranteed. Second
limnl IInclH, Open and Top Buggies,
Carts aud Harness.
PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.
Ring up Telephone U2,or apply to
MIIjKW & IIAYIJTCY.
The Finest Brand of
in the Market nt the
F. II IlillKIt, l'l-opiletor.
Haw. Belljelplioie Co,
Reduction of Rales!
COMMENCING ON THE FIRST OF
J April nix', the icntnl of all instill
mt'iits in use in the District of Kona, Is.
land of Calm, will lie minced lo SC0
l'd'.si.m desliint; lo make nontine.ts
for one year tit this mtu will bo fur
nished with forms on application at tho
olllce of the CMiipitiy.
A discount c,f 10 per cent ill bo al
lowed In subforibirs paving a year's
lent in advance.
Preslduit llnw. Hell Tel. Co.
Honolulu, Febiuary SI, 18S7. 105 lm
A New Lot of
Gigars and Cigarettes
Entirely New in this Market.
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON Ac
count ot tho death of Yong Kong
ling, Manager of tho llrm of Wing Chong
Lung, now doing business on ujinor of
Maunakea and Ho'el streets, Honolulu,
Lin Tail Hoorg Is hereby appointed as
inunngur of said llrm hereafter. Ho has
full power to hlgn thu llrm naino and
borrow money for the benUlt of paid
llrm. 03 aw
rpiIE FIRM OF SPEAR & PFBIFER,
1. having been dissolved byotderof
tho Supremo Com' and Hie undesigned
appointed Recolvrj notice is hereby
given that thu lino stock of Watches
and .lowelry will bo on Ealo ntlho store
of Spear & Pfelfor for a short lime, at
All parties Indebted to this firm aro
notified to make settlement at onto.
W. F. ALLEN,
Receiver for Spenr & PJelfer.
Honolulu, Feb. 10, 1887. 60 lm
fjti1 11 Mfll
Bell Tel. 112.
Mutual Tel, U73.
P. O. Box 107.
Campbell Block, Merchant St,
Employment Bureau & Regis
Accountants, Heal Ef.lato Agents, Cus
tom Houso nnd Money Brokcro.
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE ATTENDED TO.
Leases, Contract?, and nil kinds of Con.
cynmihjr. Tiadcsnicii's Books will,
ten up, Rents and Accounts col.
lected, Returns prompt
CHARGES STRICTLY MODERATE.
Offer the ftl owing:
Houso to Rent and Furnliuro (or fialc.
Lciuo $2!) er mi. nth. llouoctnlalns
8 rooms and bath; also hot and cold
waiei; gaid locility, llo minute'
walk from Post Olliee.
For Sale Hoiifo and Lit. About ?.f
ncie, within llvemlnuUs walk cf Pot
Olllce. House lonlnlmi 0 re onu-, late
ly put in uood lcpalr. Stables and
To Ron!. Three Houses on Llllha Street.
For Sale lOpmSldii Bar BiiL'gy, cheap.
For Salo Choap. I Square Piano, 7. Oo.
laves, In yood order.
1 Upright liauo, 74 Oo'avos, in good
Rooms to Ront. Four vory bun:' omely
l'iunlli(d rooms in largo home; well
tdliinletl on Nuuniiu Avenue. Rent
f.ifi a mouth each.
To Let. Tim bouse mid grounds tdtuntid
in Nun. urn Aeniir. recently occupied
by A. J. Carl wrieh', .)r , En.
To Let. A n.ioomed Cottage, with Cur.
iligo Imhsu and OiithoiiM-', Nuiiauu
Avenue, nuir Uovcuiiusut ro-crvolr,
above lite Queen TJownger Emma's
place, with Mmiit 2 ncre3 of lnud i)4
mllcj fioin town. Rent $10 per month
To Lot. An.iuomed Cc tlage,withkltchcn
attached; upper end of Nnuaiiu
Ate me, oppoMto "Valley Home," in
excellent order. Hunt $l.
For Salo or Loaso -With immediate por.
sis Ion, thai valuable e-lale known as
thu NUUANU VALLEY RANCH,
bllualrd In the Nuimtui Valley. 2J$
miles from the city, and undoubtedly
the inot eligible Bile for n milk or
milk m-d butler dairy In this Kingdom.
To Lot. Two Cottage, situated lu the
Ohine.-e Uhiuch pTcinhcs.
Wanted. A ictpectihlc English or Oir.
man Giil to assist in a small family.
Wanted By u competent Engineci, hold,
iug IlibUcl.iss ctrtillcntcj, and highly
leeoiumciidcd, situation nt sea or oh
Wanted to Ronl. A Cottjige, containing
tmiror Hvo looms. Must bo in good
loia'lly, nnd within . tin' or fifteen
uitnulci' walk of Post Ofllee.
Wanted. A Japanese Nurse.
Situation Wanted By a capable man,
tlioioughly uiulcr-tands the eaie of
lio-sus. (iood driver, if lcquiicd;
married; wife cotd housi keeper and
Situation Wanted By a stinly man, as
cnaeuman, or charge of Mables; hlgb
ly iccommcniUd. Well acquainted
Situation Wanled By Mcndy man; mm
ricd. Understands the cam of stock;
Good driver. Wife jroccl scmuMrcs).
Situation Wanted By an exiericncid
hiirness-.mnkor; not piiticular as to
employment; waijos not m much an
object a n peimanent position.
Situation Wanted By nn experienced
A Toimitmt and 'I ouk.keepor, from
Ji8 Merth nit Street.
A LARGE NUMBER OF BEAUTI
f ill picttucs from all parts uf the
world in ranged for exhibition through
str.mg Icn-o's under a powerful Ilf,ht,
will ko opened at the building known
as tho Astor House, nn Hotel Stieet, on
WEDNESDAY EVENING, March 2nd,
1Ss7, at 7:i;o p m., nud will remaiu open
from 1 till 5 p. hi., nnd 7:30 daily.
Admlsdon 25 rents. S ecial intes for
stlmuls. T.i lw
Issued about the middle and end of
Of Original Matter !
lO Cents per Copy.
$2.00 per Annum.
To any nddiess In Ihu Kingdom.
Subscription to foreign pountries,
$2,50 per annum.
To bo had at
J. H. Soper, : : : Merchant St.
A. M. Hewett, : : " "
Daily Bulletin Offloe, : Queen St.
and form the News Carriers.
fiyHn J "i iV'i'fflfr il'iNfffiy fryr,!-- fkinFnl r V3wMf f' totdlV"'$' 'Zfr M t" rTtfilfr iifrp V iV i iitr fitMJMt'Q
llll'tleiliviiu3!N. v'- "x '"I.
CHAS. T. G'UUCK,
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT,
HnoliN writ len up, Account unit
ItentH Col leel I'll.
Employment nnd Shipplnit Aauicy.
Labor Contract Blanks and Ituvi-ntic
Slumps alwnys on hand. Copying and
traiiKlatliig in all languages uml In this
Kingdom. Drill r- from thu other Ie.
lands will rccdlto prompt attention.
Valuaulo Properties for Salo. 'J Acres of.
Land, splendidly blluatcd in Mnklkl
1 Ail" In Mnklkl, cm Bjielailt street,
tin ci building file.
I,i A will t loom C ."n.rc, o'i Llllha
duet, A lino i h mi e
Kor Lease 10 Aerei of Linn1, S!J. miles
Irom Mobsman's corner 15 lores of
whieh Is sullablo for either Rico or
Tn to, and bus been under cultivation
for tlio last S years. All buildings
necessiry for a UiM-i'Ihh; little ranch
now on ih- premise .
Wanled. A Situation "5y a competent
practical Engineer, who has had ininv
yoari' experience, and can give tho
bet of lefereiicis. Employment on a
For Salo U actci or Choice Taro Land,
(luiate near the Insane Asylum.
Wanted Emplojmrnt by competent
slo dy, hostlo'H who will make tbcin
silvis ut-eful In taking euro of door
jnrdsnid gardens, ami in other light
work required by pilv.Uc family.
Wanted. A Coitngo wi'hln live minutes'
walk of the Po-t Ofilrc, suitably, ap
pointed for the neeommodiitlou of a
Full particulars givcu upon applica
No. 33 Merchant Street, Honolulu.
Lately occupied bv Messrs. Smith &
FOR SALE !
ONE LARGE 1.0 1', corner Pontacola
and Lunnllln Sts , which can bo
dividul into two or moro building lots.
Enquire of G. WEST,
51 Of West, DowJs Co.
Reading Room Association.
Cor. ISolel & Alnkcn fettrvufH.
Open every Day and Evening.
The Library consists nt tho present
time of over Five Thousand Volumes.
The Reading Room Is supplied with
about fifty of tho leading newspapers
and pei Iodic ils.
A Parlor Is provided for conversation
t ud games.
Terms of membership, fifty cents a
Jiouth, payable quarterly In advance.
No formality required in joining except
signing the loll.
Strangers from foreign countries and
vNltors from the other Islands aie wel
come to the room- nt all times ns guests.
This Association having no regular
means of support except the dues of
member, It is expected that lesldents
of Honolulu who deslro to avail them
sehes of lis pilvllcges, and all who feel
an Interest lu maintaining an institution
of this kind, will put down their names
aud become legular contributors.
A. .L CARTWRIGHT, Pies.,
M. M. SCOTT, Vice-President,
II. A. PA11MELEE, Secretaiy,
A. L.SMITH, Treasurer,
C. T. RODGERS, M.D.,
Chairman Hall and Library Committee.
Great Excitement in Wales
about a Marvellous Cure.
Living Six Years Without
Going lo Bed.
Mn. Enrroit: While spending a fow
days at the pleasant seaside town of
Abeiystwlth, Cauligamdiiie, Wales, I
lie.inl i elated what seemed to me cither
a fabulous aloiy or a marvellous cure.
The story wsi Hint a poor sullcrer who
had not bicu nblu to lie down in led for
si long yeais, given up lo die by all the
Doctors, had been bpiedily cured by
some Patent Medicine, it was i elated
with the more Implicit confidence from
the ciicunibtance, as was said, that the
Vicar of Llnnrystvd was taiiiillnr with
tlio facts, and could vouch for tho truth
of the report.
Having a little curiosity to know how
such stoiies grow In trnelling, I took
the liberty while at the village ol J, Ian.
rj ttvil to call upon Hie Vicar, the Rev.
T. Evans, ami to enquho about this
wonderful cure. Though a total stran
ger lo him, both ho ami his wife most
graciously enteitalmd mo in a half
hour's convcrt-atlon, principally touching
tlio eii'o of Mr. Pugli, in which they
seemed to take it deep and sympathetic
inteiest, having been familiar with his
sulloiiugs, und now rejoiced in what
seemed lo them a moit leuimkablecure.
Hu strongly vouched Mr. Win. Pugh's
chaiacter as a respectable fanner nud
woithy of credit. I left thu venerable
Vienr witli a livelier tente of tho happy
l elation of a pastor and people, feeling
that ho was onu who truly t.ywpathltcu
with nil who tuu nillictid in mind, body,
On my leluru lo Abeitstwlth, I was
ImpiCoMd wilh a dctlio to 6io Mr. Pugh,
who.-e reputation stood sn high. His
faim Is called Pnurom-Mnwr, signifying
"abovo tlio dingle," situated nenr the
summit of a smooth louml hill, over,
looking a hcnutiful valley in which is
situated tlio lovely ivymiuitled Church
of Llnmliltdiiol. I louml Mr. Pugh,
iipimieully about -iPycar-. old. of medium
height, iiitlicr slight, wilha pleiibuntaud
iuulllgmit lace. I told him I hud heard
of his gteat alllletion and ot his remark
able and nlmni-t tniiaculous relief, and
that I bad lomo lo karn fiom hisown
lips, what iheiu was of liutli in the lp.
Mr. Pugh lemarketl that hs neigh
bors had taken a kindly and sympr
atliotio Inteiest lu his case fur many
year.', 1ml of late the lr iuu rett had been
Kieatly awakened by ii happy cliungu in
lis condition. What you it-port us Iiuv
iik heard abiond, t-nU he, is siibstnnt
tally true, with one exception, I never
unedi stood that my ensu wus ever given
up as hopeless by any Physician. I
havo been treated by hevtial Doctors
hereabouts, as good as any In "Wales, but
unfortunately no prescription of theirs
ever brought the desired relief.