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Preh Goods on Ice by each nrrival of the O. S. a. Oo'a Steamers. Gooils delivered
to idl purls of Horn lulu.
Island orderBollnlted and packed with cure, uml shipped to any parlnf the Kingdom
(Formerly with Samuel Nott).
Import ci mid Uojilor in
STOVES, CHAK5DEL6ERS, LAMPS,
CROCKERY, GLABSWAHK, HOUSE KUKNIBHINU HARDWARE,
AGATE IRON AND TINWAllE.
Agent HalFs Safe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - Fort Street.
UT Store formerly occupied by S. NOTT, opposite Sprocket & Co.'a Uank."M
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE
House Keeping Goods,
PLUMBING, TIN, GOFFER AND
993. SHEET IRON WORK.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., L'd.
(Successors to Dillingham & Co., & Samuel Nott.)
New Goods for the Holidays! Silver Plated Ware
in New Designs.
GJELJkJSrSJEIJJLJElIttS AJSX lliAJMOPIS
From the very bes makers.
o CUTLERY o
A. Complete Wtoelc of Goods in J3viy TjIuc.
FORT STREET, HONOLULU. 5
THE DAILY BULLETIN
BOOK AND JOB PRINTING
K- , OFFICE 5f
WM,. QUEEN STREET HONOLULU. V,
jBKv Every Description or
I Book and General Printing
yKmi., Executed with neatness and ilispatcli.
B; .New Type, Borders, Ornaments, k, k,
fKffii: $ v Of II10 Latest Dcslgiw.
1. 8 KilflllllMll
She Is 11 Intty who, hy tho merest accl.
dent, has mnilo a most valuahhi discov
ery, end she W creating tho wlldcct on.
Ihu-lasm all oven the cimntry, ami every
body is talking about her and inking
WHAT IS MOTHER SEIQELi'S REPU
TATION? 11111I she tells them to lead the thousands
of Idlers, something like the following
from Mr Perkins:
A WO.NIIKUFUI. TKSTIMONIAI..
"Giovo l'liariiiHcv, Killing, W,
.lull. V, 1885.
"Your medicine must be the most
wonderful, for during my experience of
111010 than twcniy years. 1 never knew
any proprietary or paten medicine lit
such universal favor 11ml demand. It Is
fclmply extraordinary, and Iflweioto
send you tin account of every slatomcnt
iniido to mo in Its favor, you would have
lo iu ttl lsli a supaiiile buoU to contain
my tc'tlmonluls alone.
(Signed; "'I iidmas J. I'iiiiki.nk"
And then people ink
What doe Mother seiqel do?
iivj:s iii:i,u:p a onci:.
"0!), BlooinlloldMoud, I'lumstoad,
"Jan. 7, 1833.
"1 11ml the salu of your medicine In
creases every yea, mid everyone spenks
well of them that tries them. I know a
lady that attended the Kemalo Hospital
In tioho-stqtiarc for tome mouths, with
pains In hack and, side and bilious, and
could take no food, but got 110 benefit
from nny of the medicines thoy gave
lit r. Before she had taken all the con
tents of oiio bottlo of your Hyrup the
felt iclief and is now quitu well.
(Signed) 'mV. K. IlAKKit."
THE KFI'KCT WAS MAUVIII.LOL'S.
"Medical Hall, llangor, .Tan. ft, I880.
"1 beiir I'tojnu loiistantly siicaking
very highly of Selgcl's Syrup. There Is
it case of a young inariled lady In An
gle oy who hail been sulleiing from
stoiiuich asthma for 11 long period, who
had consulted foinc of the best physi
cians of the da)', but without deriving
any benefit. Who was dally getting
woise, but at lait a friend persuaded
lieu to try S( Igol'fl Syrup. She procured
a bottle, ami tho cll'cct was marvellous;
slio rapidly improved, ami now sIm is
as sttong uud healiiiy as ever the has
(Signed) "II. Lu)yii-Joni:s.
What is Mother seioeij good
hoes not ucvrokk tub ijkai), 3iut pavks
Tin: li vino.
Mr. J. AV. Savii.i,. of Diinmow, Ksse.v,
writes Sc)tembcr 1831; "J introduced
your medicines into Uuiimow almost as
soon as they were brought out in Lon
don. I sold in a shoit time elghteeu
pounds' worth, 1 hao known many
grand cases of permanent ciiics; and, as
yet, no case af falluic. KothwIthMiinil
ing ninny competitors, Mother Solccl's
Syrup holds its own ground. 1 believe
it a good medicine It will not restore
the dead to life, but appears to save
the living from dying."
A CASU OK (lllAVi:i, CUUKI).
"It has always given 1110 pleasure to
recommend your medicines to my tusto
mors, and the results of their lite have
invariably been most satisfactory. 1
could furnish you many testimonials.
One case just now occurs to my mind.
A constable of tliu police force of Toot.
Ing, S. W., where 1 for many years had
a shop, was a patient of mine, sullcrlng
from a bad attack of gravel- He was
persuaded to try 'Mother Siegcl's Syrup.'
lie puicliased a bottle at my .shop, and
by the time ho bud taken half of it he
reported ulin.-df 10 mo as (juite cured.
The effect was simply miraculous.
(Signed) "J. I). FJ.OUANOI3."
is Mother SEiGEii reliable?
"Would reseeclable chemists write like
the following if not?
A HUItOlCAt. OI'JillATION AVKIlTKO.
"Ticchurst, Dec, 188 1.
Mr. KiWAitn Coukk, Chemist, writes:
"Your medicine maintains a steady sale
In this district, uud is well established
in general favor. I know an old iran,
over seventy, who some three or four
year ago was advised to submit to the
operation for stone. lie caitiilnly was
stillo ing from omu distiossing symp
toms, and could snaicely walk. Instead
of taking that advipc ho tried Siegel's
Syrup, Willi tho result that after one
bottle, he could walk about fairly well,
and, having taken three 01 four' Us. 0.1.
bottles, he was completely cured. JIo
is still about, halo and hearty for his
years. If any f the symptoms of the
old trouble como on, ho takys a few
doses of the Syrup, and all is well
what people say about
an ;.i'Kitir.Ncn ok forty yuaiis.
"Uosliam, Hants, Jad. 2, 1835.
"My customers, over a wide country
district, are not very demonstrative, and
1 have no written testimonials to send j
tuitvcibal admiration of your medicine
is in tho ascendant, and my experience
of foity years' assures 1110 that no pre
purntlon has so rapidly acquired a pop
ularity, and so llrmly mainlaint Itsrcpii.
tatiou as Mother Selgcl's Syrup.
(Signed) "Thomas II. Bakkii."
For Sale or Lease.
rpiIOSE I'ltKMlHKS SITUATED ON
X runahnu Street called "Kaiianllo.
hbi," tho piopcitv of ('. II Judd, are for
Hale or for lease for a Krm of years.
For particulars inquire of
A1EX. J. OAimVIUQIIT.
Honolulu, Dec. 13, 1880. 1C08
The Inter -Island Steam
Navigation Co., Limited,
Keep constantly on hand for salo
Steam Family and Blacktmith Co a
and a general assortment of
4i Bar Iron. y
lw fflilji gttUrtitt.
TIUTItSDAY. Al'IUL 28. 1887.
CURIOSITIES OF TAXATION.
Jinny strange methods of taxa
tion have been adopted in this
country (Kiiland). The first tax
ever Imposed was the 0110 levied by
Julius Cit'sar. When this brave
warrior had subdued the warlike
races of Southern Britain, I10 or
dered tho chiefs of tlio various clnns
to send nnnunlly lo Koine a given
number of men and wild animals
the former, lie said, would bo re
tained its hostages j and the latter
would be used lor the great lights in
tho Colosseum. Hut very often the
men and tho wild animals wero put
on an equal footing, and forced lo
light witli each other in sight of the
bloodthirsty and applauding Ko
maus. When the Knglisb, in the reign of
Kdgar the Peaceable, conquered
Wales they luvied a tax on tho
Welsh. It was 11 very unique one.
Instead of a money tribute, tho
conquered people had nnnunlly to
bund over to tho English King 300
wolves' heads, n plan which in four
years, cleared their forests of these
wild animals, and thus tnoro safely
was secured both for man and do
About the Fourteenth century
another tax was imposed ; this was
the poll-tax. It consisted in tho
payment of 1 shilling annually by
everyone above the ago of fifteen.
No distinction was made; rieli and
poor were amenable to the same
amount. Great discontentment fol
lowed its imposition, and the discon
tentment spread into open rebellion.
Nothing in these bygone days seem
ed to escape taxation ; tints, wo find
at one time wool was heavily taxed.
The cause of all these demands for
money arose from the ambitions
desires of the English Kings. They
longed to rule not only England,
but France and other continental
nations as well. Taxation in kind
was also common. An English King
or General passing through any part
of England with his army could pro
vide for his soldiers and horses
simply by demanding supplies from
tho people who happened to be in
the line of his march, and for theso
provisions no money was given in
return. Labor was also taxed in
kind; laborers and tradesmen had
often to give their services gratis to
the King, and sometimes even to
the nobles. It was in this way that
many of tho great palaces in this
country were built. Windsor Castle
may lie cited as nn example.
But of all tho taxes ever imposed
on the people, the "birth-tax" was
the most odious. It lasted thirteen
years, dating lrom l(!i)o. Every
person not in receipt of alms was
required to pay 2 shillings for every
"little stranger" that came into
existence. Tho tax was a great
burden to the lower orders; but the
nobility and gentry were subjected
to still heavier payments than their
poorer neighbors.' Thirty pounds
had to be paid on tho birth of the
child of a duke. This sum gradu
al' diminished according to n cer
tain ilxed scale, until it reached 10
shillings, the amount levied on real
estate of i'jO or personal estate of
X'GOO and upward.
Contemporaneously with this
"birth-tax" there existed another
called "the bachelor's tax." It was
not a very heavy imposition, and
was probably intended to bo as
much a reminder of their duty as 11
means of "raising the wind," which
William III so often stood in need
of. As soon as n man readied the
ago of twenty-five years ho was
liable to the lax, which was one
shilling yearly till he took to himself
.1 spouse ; but it did not stop with
bachelors, and here wc think it was
unjust, for it taxed widowers with
out children. Besides tho shilling
every one had to pay an amount
according lo his rank for tho luxury
(or otherwiso) of single blessedness ;
thus a duke or an Archbishop was
amerced 111 tho yearly sum of .12
10s; an esquire, i'2 fs; 11 gentle
man, 5 shillings. Social distinc
tions wore niccry drawn then.
In the reign of Queen Elizabeth
tho English Parliament passed an
Act of Uniformity, ordering all
those who should refuse to bo Epis
copalians, or should absent them
selves from church on Sundays, to
pay a lax of 1 shilling per year. In
those days religious toleration was
at n vpry low ebb.
There is nothing British people
pride themselves so much in as their
desiro for sanitary arrangemehts
best suited for the health of tho
general community. Air, light and
cleanliness is the triad of tho re
formero. "Introduce these," say
they, "and many dilllciiltios regard
ing heath will be simplified." But
what would such ardent reformers
say if a proposition wero to arise
advising tho taxation of window
glass? The idea would bo epurncd,
yet thoro was a tune when glass was
taxed, so Unit light, free to all, did
not penetrate tho Briton's house
without being paid for. Tho tax
was a graded one, according to the
number of windows.
In the reign of George III tho
national debt of England grew to an
enormous sum. Tho almost per
sonal fight betweon Pitt and Napo
leon brought about this; nnd.lt may
be guessed to what straits tho Gov
ernment of tho day was reduced
when thoy were forced to tax funcr
nls, Clmmbers' Journal.
A NEW PETROLEUM SHIP.
A steamer, built especially for
carrying petroleum in bulk, was suc
cessfully launched from tho works of
Messrs. Palmer's Shipbuilding Com
pany, Limited, Jarrow, in the pre
sence of a largo and distinguished
company. Tho vessel, on leaving
the ways, was named tho Era, the
christening ceremony being per
formed' by the daughter of the gen
eral manager. Tho ship has been
designed and built under tho per
sonal superintendence of Sir E. .T.
Hoed, K. C. B., M. P., tho well
known and eminent naval construc
tor, while the supervision of tho de
tail! of the work have been entrust
ed to Air. S. Hudson, of Loudon,
his chief inspecting olllcer, in con
junction with the very ablo survey
ing staff of Lloyd's Hcgistry, sta
tioned 011 the Tyiic. The principal
dimensions of the vessel nre:
Length between perpendiculars,
271 feet; moulded breadth, JJ7
feet; depth of hold to main deck,
lo feet G inches. She lias been de
signed and built so as to receive tho
class that can be obtained in Lloyd's
Kcgistcr for vessels constructed to
carry petroleum, and is capable of
carrying 2,000 tons dead weight of
oil in the compartments below the
main deck. The hull is built gen
erally of steel, although certain
parts are of iron, and is divided
into twelve oil-light divisions by
means of transverse and longitudi
nal bulkheads. The coal bunkers
at the end of the oil compartments
nre so arranged as to be capable of
carrying petroleum fuel if desired,
while at the ends of the oil com
partments double water-tight 'bulk
heads are fitted, forming water
spaces, as is usual and necessary in
this class of vessel. She is provided
with triple expansion surface con
densing screw engines, fitted with
ail the latest improvements, and of
sulllcient power to drive the vessel
nt a sliced of fully ten knots per
hour when loaded. The whole of
the machinery is fitted abaft the
petroleum compartments, so that
nearly the whole of tho remaining
portion of the vessel is avnilobla for
carrying oil, the aft and fore peaks
being fitted for water ballast. Tho
vcsel will be rigged us a three
masted schooner, and ample accom
dation lias been provided for the
olllccrs and crew. The oil pump
ing arrangements are of a very
heavy powerful and extensive char
acter, and nre capable of delivering
1,000 gallons per minute. Owing
to the well-known penetrating
power of petroleum, the greatest
care has been exercised during the
construction to ensure perfect oil
lightness. The whole of the rivets
in the shell in range of the oil com
partments hnvo been closer spaced
than usual, while in the bulkheads
double riveting has been adopted
where singlo is usually sulllcient,
and to obtain still greater efficiency
countersunk headed rivets have
been used, and the shell caulked on
the inside in addition to tho outside
caulking. Each oil compartments
has been tested with 11 pressure
equal to n 20ft. head of water above
the top of tho filling tubes, or equiv
alent to a pressure equal to a head
of water fully JlOft. above the top of
the oil compartments. Home News.
O. S. S. COS TIME TABLE.
Arrivo at Honolulu from San Francisco.
Australia May S
Mariposa May IS
Australia , May SI
Zealaudia June 10
Australia Julie 28
Alameda , July 8
Australia July 20
Mariposa August 5
Australia August 28
Zealaudia September 2
Australia September 20
Alameda September 30
Australia October 18
Mariposa October 28
Australia November 15
Zealaudia November 25
Australia December 13
Alameda December 23
Lcavo Honolulu far San Francisco.
Zealaudia May G
Australia May 10
Alameda June 3
Australia June 7
Mariposa , July 1
Australia July 5
Zcalandin July 20
Australia August 2
Alameda August 2G
Australia August 30
Mariposa , ...September 23
Australia September 27
Zealaudia October 2 1
Australia October 25
Alameda November 18
Australia November 22
Mariposa , December 1G
Australia . December 20
Zealaudia (1888) January 13
It A. I llall..
:.tnl. 1S75. Hum! fop
704 B AO'MENTO BT. , HAW Fit AV CIBCO, bAIi!
riiUKvwn every nm.
if rrui Pnmtitttii. K'n '.
Feb. lb, '87.
AVEItY FAIH CIIANUK IS OF
fered to 11 sobar mill Industrious
man to become a partner (in half) of a
newly established business in Honolulu.
Small amount of capital required and
the prospects for a good and paying
business first lalo. For particulars in
quiro of J. MAQOON, Heal Estate
Agent, Merchant street. 10 lv
crzt Mfl-'H' KTfrv1
iTvrMrfiwwt Utneem nrm
New Goods !
Mr. LB. KERR
Has received ami opened up his Now
Compiling a largo and well selected
Suitable for tho Benson.
These goods were (elected 111 England
by Air. Kerr personally, nnd are guaran
teed to bo of tho finest quality.
Mr. Kerr, having seemed tho services
of n XKW CUTTKH, he is pre
pared tn fulfil ordcis with thu utmost
23 Merchant Street.
Open ovory afternoon and
Music every Saturday Night.
THOMAS JC. TV-iVX,!;,
1C01 Proprietor. lyr
JTut; lieceived !
In liari'clM and Half IlnrrclH,
For Salo by
OH :iv CASTIiE & COOKE.
J. IIOPP & CO.
74 King Street.
Manufacturers and Importers of all
Furniture & Upholstery Goods
FINE BEDDING A SPECIALTY.
All kinds ol Jobbing promptly atlendod to.
CHAIRS TO RENT
F Bills or Pintles in small or large
891 quantities. ly.
TF YOU FIND ANYTHING,
JL advertise it in the Daily Uw.i.ktin
Lit orders for Cartage promptly nt
xJL tended to. Particular attention
paid to tho
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. 10.
Reading Room Association.
Cor. Hold At Alukva NUrcerfn.
Open every Day and Evening,
Tl.o library consists at tho present
time of over Five Thousand Volumes,
TJie Heading Ilnoin is supplied with
about fifty of the lending newspapers
A Parlor is provided for conversation
Terms of membership, llfty eonts a
jiontli, payable quarterly in advance.
No formality required in joining except
signing the roll.
.Strangers from foreign countries and
visitors from the other islands aro wel
come to tho rooms at all times as guests.
This Association having no regular
menus of- support except tho dues of
members, It Is expected that residents
of Honolulu who desire to avail them
selves of its privileges, aud all who feel
an Interest lirmaintalulng an Institution
of this kind, will put down their names
and become regular contributors.
A. J. OAHTWHICH1T, Pies.,
M. M. SCOTT, Vleo-l'resldent,
J I, A. PAItMKLEE, Secretary,
A. L. SMITH, Treasurer,
O. T. HODOEHS, M.D.,
Chairman Hall ami Library Committee
JOB PRINTING of all kinds cxe
outed at tho Daily Bulletin Oflleo
- rynrm - nrngyr T- ---.-. . j ,
LEADS THEM ALL I
Your wives and children will rejoice,
Having found tho Samptor Cigar your cholco.
ENGELBRECHT, SON & CO.
21 First Street, S. 1', 8ft
For sale Everywhere.
Taluli LeiMlfi Uouot,
Telephone, a0. l.O.IIox 4tf.
THE BEST AERATED WATERS
Thoroughly pine and mado by steam, in
Kv hum's Anti-Atmosphuric Apparatus
with glass pumps. All copper dls.
persed with. The newest patent In
Ci'ywtul Vulvo ItattlcH
Only in tiso for Tahiti Lemomuldc, Urcn
adino and Perfect Ginger Ale, at 75 cents
per dozen, delivered to nny part of tho
city. And Codd's Patent Gluts Stoppers
for the celebrated plain dry
So highly elllcnciotis for dyspepsia, as
supplied to all the principal f.nilllcs in
Honolulu, nnd exclusively to H. li. M.'s
vesseh of war.
iHlniKl order jiroinptl. attended to.
SUNNY SOUTH STEAM WORKS.
April 1,18-7. 15510 ly
C. E. FRASHER,
Hay, Grain, Etc.
Oil Cake Meal'
Oat 1, Bran.
Order left at Office, with N. F. Bur
gess, t?4 King Street, will bo promptly
uttended to. G9ly
S. M. CARTER,
Has' on hand for snlo, In quuntltles
Departure Bay Coal, Newcastle Coal,
Hard and Soft Wood, Sawed and Split.
Wheat, etc. '
Orders nre hereby solicited and will
bo delirercd at any locality within tho
No. 8 KINO STREET.
Ilotli Telephoned. 1N7. CI .
Health is Wealth !
Dr. K. 0. West's Nkevk and Brain Tjikat
Mknt, n Buanmtml swolfip for lljrterlfi, IJIizl
nwn. Convulsions. Fits, Vferroua Nouralglo,
lIo;ulnclit,NerTouaProtratlon,cueol by tho duo
of alcohol or tobacco, Wakurolneti, Montal De
pression, Bottoning ot tbo Brain, resulting in in.
Hanity and lending to misery , deony uud dentin
l'romnturo Old Ago, Darronno", Loss o( l'owor
in oiUicr sex. Involuntary Losses and Bporrautor
rhaca, caused by oycr-oxertion of tlio bruin, self,
abuse, or ovor-in,dulRonco. Each box contains
ono month's treatment. 81.00 a box, or nix boxes
tot $5.00, Bent by mull prepaid on receipt ot price.
Yl'E UUAItANTEK SIX BOXES
To euro any caso. With onch order rocoiTed by us
for ulx boxes, accompanied with 35.00, wn will
oond tlio purchaser our written uuaruntoo to re
lund tho money it tlio trcntmmit doea no (. otfoct
u cure, tiuiirmitooa iusuej only by
JIOXljlHTiait fc CO.
WE will fir III bOT tmti lot Uf "" "' tlTtr Compl.Ut'
P;,p.l., 6lck llwUcli, loJIjmlon, Cuitlpttkn Of CoU.n.ti,
Wl Miuol cat. wlUi W.u'i V.pUbl. u,.r lllll, wbm tU dim
Ikttt.t. tukllycofnplud with. TU y r puttly tg.UU,o4
Mv.rftU to lrt utUlKtlra. Bojir CiM. Urn bom, to..
Lining 90 J.I1U. 19 nun. tn Ml. by .11 drofiUu. Ik..,, ef
JOHN O. WEST A CO., HI 4 UJ W. llUoa 8U Cliwi
Iim If 111 picUif. msI tr nuU !. j.ld nannipUUSnaliuup,
Uolllster ifc Co.,
80 Cm Wholcaalo and Retail Agent
irax !. xa.;Mt y
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