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School Vnciittoii Notice.
The regular Christmas vacation of
nil public schools in the Kingdom,
will extend from T?IUPAY, the 21st
of December, to TUESDAY, the 8th
of January, 1889. In future, the
vacations at Lnhaiualuna Seminary,
will bo at tho same timo as those of
all other Government Bchools in tho
By ordor of tho Board of Education.
W. .IAS. SMITH,
Education Offico, Nov. 21, 1888.
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Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But established for the benefit of all.
FRIDAY, NOV. 2S, 1888.
The town is on tho tip-toe of ex
pectation. Seldom is the coming of
the San Francisco steamer looked
forward to with such universal in
terest. We expect to sec the AUx
meda along bright and early to
morrow luoining, and if she disap
points us, (which wc do not believe
she will) we shall bo greatly disap
pointed. The community is eagerly
waiting for news of the Presidential
election and for the American base
ball players, both of which are on
the Alameda. The news of the
election will be received with joy by
the sympathisers with whichever
party has won the victory, and
naturally with feelings of disap
pointment by the other side. The
baseball players will be heartily wel
comed. Preparations have been
and are being made by the gentle
men having the matter in charge, to
make the day one of enjoyment to
our visitors. We feel sure that the
party will have no cause to regret
their visit to our shores on the
score of treatment. Several promi
nent business firms have intimated
their intention of closing their estab
lishments at noon for the balance of
the day, and most white men's busi.
ness houses will probably follow that
commendable example. The pro
gramme of the day will be found in
another column, from which our
readers can lcaru how the time is to
Miller street is a little street lead
ing from Beretania street to Punch
bowl sticet. It is n thoroughfare
which has considerable traflic, owing
to its being the shortest route from
the principal part of the town to
the Queen's Hospital and to the
most populous part of the Portu
guese settlement on the slopes of
Punchbowl. Notwithstanding this
fact, Miller street has never had
much attention from the Govern
ment not because it is not in need
thereof, but fiom some cause un
known to us. Portions of it arc al
ways in frightful condition after
rain. At the present time its upper
end, near Punchbowl street, is a
perfect quagmire, almost absolutely
impassable. It will be in that con
dition all winter' unless the Road
Department bestows some practical
attention upon it. We hope, how
ever, that the needed attention will
not be withheld so long.
TEMPERANCE IN NORWAY IN
Editor Bulletin: I have just
finished reading one of tho most
pleasant, and I believe truthful
books ever written. It is called
"Midnight Sunbeams," and is a
record of a trip through Norway and
Sweden in 1888, by two gentlemen
well known in New England. The
author, Edwin C. Kimball, says on
page 300 anibsequcl: "Formerly
there was scarcely any restriction
placed on tho sale of liquor in Nor
way, and in 1833 the consumption
of strong liquors amounted to
twenty-eight quarts per head of the
entiro population of the country,
and there was a vast amount of
drunkenness with its attendant
misery, poverty, and crime.
But, owing to the raising of tho
duty upon liquor, and the work of
temperance societies, the consump
tion was greatly lowered, and tho
introduction of what is called the
"permissive bill," has still further
restricted the traflic. By this law
the authorities of a district may, by
a majority vote, refuse to grant n
license for the sale of liquor, or
they can give tho monopoly of tho
liquor .trado to a companyj who ore
bound to pay theni all the profits,
after deducting expenses and tho
payment of. a dividend of five per
cent. In many of tho conntry dis
tricts no licenses liavo been granted,
with tho result that drunkenness is
In Bergen, and somo of tho other
cities, tho license is given to a com
pany, who control all tho shops
where liquor is sold, and tho surplus
profits of tho business are turned
into the city treasury. A fine road,
called the "Drammeusvei" Dram
road extending along the side of a
hill back of Bergen high above the
city, has been wholly constructed
from the profits of the liquor tralllc
paid into the municipality ; it is one
of the pleasantest drives in the
vicinity, in fine weather, command
ing most extended views of tho city
and surroundings. During the
whole time we were in Norway wc
never saw n drunken person."
The abovo extracts arc i espect
fully presented to our temperance
societies, of which wc have many ;
wo have many grog shops, also, and
last but not least a good place to
build a "dram road," viz: Punch
bowl hill, etc., and enjntssatit, a rc
commondation to our worthy Police
Judge to lino all drunkards and
allow no more forfeitures of bail of
the incorrigibles, which is done every
week. Fine them and double the
fine each repetition of the offense.
ABOUT CHEAP LABOR.
Editor Bulletin : Having troub
led you already with manuscripts, I
do not feci inclined to impose too
much upon your kindness. Still,
considering the subject of no small
interest, especially to working peo
ple, I will, with your permission,
offer a few more remarks.
The principal theme I should like
to write about, tho life and treat
ment of contract laborers on the
plantations, I will at present not at
tempt to discuss, at least not until
I am invited to do so. The only
subject at present will be the ex
ception'taken to the term, "starva
The Daily Bullltin has at all
times been, and still is, about the
only paper in the Hawaiian Islands,
which generously opens its columns
to all matters of public interest, no
matter whether the subjects talked
on are in accord with the editor's
views or not. The fact is generally
recognized, especially by the work
ing classes, who would like to see
the subscription lists of that
paper swelled, so as to contain the
names of 100,000 subscribers.
The Daily Bulletin claims, and
with right, that it is the working
man's paper. This claim is ac
knowledged and undisputed, for the
woiking classes have always found
the Daily Bulletin to be the
"champion of the workingmen's
cause and rights."
But then, Mr. Editor, you surety
do not intend to say that $1G per
month is a magnificent salary for a
man and his family to support them
selves on. If Chinese and Japanese
can manage to live and save money
besides on SIC per month, it is cer
tainly not expected that a white
mau ought to do the same. I know
j'our sentiments too well to believe
such to be the interpretation of your
words. If the law allowed I would
go with you to the Postal Savings
Bank, to examine the books and ac
counts of some of those laborers
who are workiug for 812 to S17 per
month. Tho several amounts cre
dited to their names, sometimes
more than the total amount of wages
earned by such individuals, ,,i truly
astonishing. But how did they come
to possess such amounts? From sav
ings of a monthly salary of say 810?
"Wo know bettor. From the sale of
opium, samshoo, beer, whiskey, gin,
etc. Thus did they live and save
money besides. Is it desirable that
people of other nationalities should
Finally, I will mention another
fact. Let us take, for example, a
party of German contract laborers,
immigrants. An agent arrives at
their homes, praising up everything
and anything pertaining to the Ha
waiian Islands. Castles in' the air
arc built before their fancies until
their heads swim with all kinds of
notions; they bind themselves to
ship to these Islands, here to work
on plantations at a monthly salary of
810, (SIC the first year, $17 tho
second, and $18 the third, fourth
and fifth years), house rent free, as
well as the uso of about acre of
land, besides freo fuel. But what
these peoplo think is that $1G is
equal to about 05 marks, frhilo 818
is equal to about 78 marks. I will
uot say that there are not any good
plantations or managers, for I know
there are, were there is all dono
to insure all possible comfort to la
boieis. Now then let us lake the total
value of wages and perquisites re
ceived by these people at 820 or $22
per mouth, or about 80 to 00 marks
in German coin. There is no one
who will dispute that 25 cents in
Germany will buy at least as much
as $1 will here, or in other words
you will have to pay here $1 for
what you pay in Germany only 25
cents ; or, if you like, your expenses
hero will be at least four times as
high as in Germany. This is a cal
culation which docs not enter into
the brains of those duped to sign a
labor contract for a period of 5
years. Now then, taken on tho abovo
scale, a man gcttingon anaverage$10
per month or 40 marks, would have
to get hero, so as te evenly balance
the value of his earnings, the sum of
$40 instead of $20. Here it is, where
I say that tho parties have been im
posed upon. I3ut then somo one
will come with tho excuse, that tho
wives and children can cam u little
by stripping cane. True, this is so.
But arc wo, as citizens of that free
country of our prido, the United
States of America, or all who believe
in liberty and justice, aro wc going
to uphold ono of thoso barbarous
customs of some of tho old countries
where the husband is considered
only as the lord and master of his
wife? where the mother has to
drudge along with heavy loads, or
work like a horse in tho fields r
Which is the mother's, tho wifo's
place, the kitchen and the house, or
the field and plow?
As In one of my former articles,
treating on "Capital and Labor," I
again repeat here that tho principles
of personal rights and liberty de
mand that all parties shall have the
indisputable right to offer and ac
cept such wages as can bo agreed on.
SVo cannot blamo very well those
who arc on the constant hunt for
cheap labor. But this can be car
ried to excess, so as to become a
public evil and curse. There is
abundance of labor on these Isl
ands glad and willing to work, but
notonSlG per month,which they can
not do. If employers wish to obtain
help at that price, let them get it,
providing parties at this place can
be found to work for such wages.
If they are then willing to labor at
that rate, they enter a bargain with
carsand eyes open. .Give the dup
ed ones living here the first chance
to make a living, instead of import
ing foreign labor at wages on which
which a person accustomed to a free
country cannot live. For this rea
son let us try to get the laws relat
ing to the Contract Labor System
and Passports abolished. Let us
agitato this, so as to cause prosper
ity once more to return to these Isl
Honolulu, Nov. 23rd, 1888.
THE MOTIVE FORGE OF THE WORLD.
The Bureau of Statistics, Berlin,
presents some remarkable facts, to
gether with the interesting general
statement thai four-fifths of tho en
gines now working in the world have
been constructed during the last
twenty-five years. In round num
bers, France has 50,060 stationary
or portable bolleis, 7,000 locomo
tives and 1,000 boats' boilers; Ger
many has 59,000 boilers, 10,000
locomotives and 1,700 ships' boilers;
Australio, 12,000 boilers and 2,800
locomotives. Tho force equivalent
to the working steam engine repre
sents, in the United States, 7,500,-000-horse-power,
4,500,000 in Ger
many, 3,000,000 in France, and
1,500,000 in Austria. In these
enumerations the motive-power of
the locomotives is not included,
whose number in all the world
amounts to 105,000, representing a
total of 3,000,000-horse-power,
which amount added to the other
powers, gives a total of 40,000,000-horse-power.
As a steam horse
power ib equul to throe actual horses'
power, "and a living horse is equal to
beven men, the steam engines of the
woild may be said to represent,
therefore, approximately the woik
of 1,000,000,000 men. rS. F. Bul
A GIRL to take emu of child 4 years
old. Apply nt "Cotta," Dr.
McGrnw's yi.rd. 1072t
Royal Hawaiian Opera "House.
For tho Performance
Can be secured at tho
OFFICE of li. J. .LEVEY
to 12 o'clock Saturday Horning.
mportanf Notice !
JB. GAYLORD, tho Australian
Manager, with iho Still; Family
(2 gents, 2 Indies and 1 child), tlm
Greatest Bicyclo Troup in the world )
tho 3 Girards (1 lady and 2 gents),
Oliamplon High Kickers and Grotesque
Dancers; a troup of .Holler Skaters will
ai rive on the Alameda. Mr.,0. Bilbon
bus arranged to give
One Grand Gala Performance,
At tho Royal II luuiian Opera
Saturday, 2Vov. JS4tli,
AVilh these Artists and the 81) lion Com.
puny combined they will make the very
strongest combination iver witutbscd in
CSV Two Distinct Troups the samo
niu.Lt. Noiio slituid miss this oppor
tunity. lOt Sit
For Sale Valuable Taro
LAND off Llllha street, di
rectly in tho rear of J.
11. Black and Clark premises,
consisting of building lot and
threo largo taro patches, area
about I . acres. There is a lease upon
this laud which has tluc-o years more to
run, at an annual reutul of $100, puya.
ble semi-annually in advance on tho 1st
day of July and January. Lessees pay
taxes and water rates. This property
was formerly owned by Kconi Kapu.
Vineyard s'reet when oxtendel will,
after crossing Lilllia street, run along
tho makai slue of this proporlv givlnu
it a frontage on tho street. This pro',
perty.ls now reached by a lane running
from the 12 wa sido of Lilllia street.
Title perfect. For further partlculaiu
enquiro of J. M. MONSAKRAT.
Auction Sales by James F. Morgan.
Regular Gash Sale !
To-morrow, Nov. S
AT 10 O'CJ.OCIC A. .It.,
At my Salesroom, Queen street, I will
sell at Public Auction
Bbls Beef, Salmon Furniture.
And at 12 o'clock noon:
ONE BJL.A.CIC IXOrtSJE I
Broken to Siulillo & Harness.
Also, 1 large Mule,
Broken to llnrncss.
JAS. F. MOKGAN,
On WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, '88,
AT lO O'CLOCK A. 31.,
I will tell nt Public Auction, a Large
Assortment oi'F;tiicy Cloths
Black Diagonals, Blue Serges,
Lawn Tennis Cloths,
And h Fine Aorlmcut ol
Now Patterns and Styles.
Just tli 8 tiling for Christians
uud New Year Snils.
CSTGoods on view
Remember that all the Suit Pieces
must bo Sold at Any Price:
JAS. Jb MORGAN,
105 -It Auctioneer.
Umu.d States Luoviios,
Honolulu, II. 1., Nov. S3, 188. J
rpiIE President of the United Mat s
JL ot America hiving designated
THURSDAY, lltu r0th in-l, as a day oi
Thanksgiving and Pniyei v. I'll a iicimi.
mendatmn that it be o served by the
peoplo in reluming thinks to God Inl
ine, continuance of Uis I'lottclion and
When-fine, I invito all American citi
zens tojoi rning on these -lands to
make an obscivanco of THURSDAY,
the 29th iust, as a day of 'i liauksgivin
and P.aisu in harmony with tho people
of the United S'nlcri
GEO. W. MERRILL.
Services will be held at ( ent'nl Union
Church nnd St. Audio's 'n O.itii cir il due
notice ol uhich will lie it en anil a
geneiul "invitation is cende.l U tho
public w paitieipuic.thi'itiu 105 if
Consulate or SwKDbN fc Nouway, )
Honolulu, Nov. iiU, IhfcS. )
EXTRACT from Norwegian Law, re
luting to Norwegian Slnle-citi.tn
snip dated April 21, ltfsS:
Anv Norwegian state citizen having
loft Norway, nnd hnv ng the rights of :i
Norwegian botn state citizen in virtue
of l2 tf tho Constitution, may retain
his rights as a Norwegian state-citizen
by making a declaration of his inten
tion to remain as such, bcfoio the local
Norwegian Consul pi evious to April 21,
lt-89, or within ono yeai after his depar
ture fiom Norway.
This declaiatlou shall bo valid for the
space of ten years, within tho espira
tton of which tirra it may be renoncd
for a fimllar pciio-l.
In all cases in which tuch right is re
tained, if applies likewibe to the wife
and to his or her childicn under age,
who reside with their paronlp, or aro
educated and provided for by them.
Any Norwegian not complying with
the above verbally or in writing, will
loso his state-citienship.
II. V. SCHMIDT,
104 lw Consul,
crub Exterminator !
TnB "SCRUB EXTEnMINATOfl" is a
tpeolllo leceutly discovered and
patented, which will mo-.t Completely
Destroy all Noxious Weeds or Serub to
which it may bo applied, nnd will not
injure the fertility of tho ground nor
prevent either vegetables or seeds of
any kind fiom growing immediately
after eradicating tho weeds or teruh.
its extensive uso in other parts of tho
world has been attended with great suc
cess, nnd it is certain to prove of great
value to the land owners of these Islands
whoso property is infested by lnntana or
other scrub or weed.
The manner of using tho "SCRUB EX
TERMINATOR" is very simple, being
merely to sprinkle it over tho leaves or
apply it to tho stumps in liquid form.
The first shipment of this preparation
being small, curly application for a
supply is necessary.
101 Bt THEO. II. 1)A VEIS & CO.
3 WHALE BOATS; 1 Decked
WhnlQ Bout, ao feet long, a feet
deep; 8 feet vide; 222 feet Surf Boats:
1 18 foit Surf Boat; 2 Decked Plunger,
10 feet long, 0 feet 0 inches wide, 2 feet
0 Inches deep, with mast nnd sails all
complete! 1 23 feet Sailing Scow, with
mast and sails all complete. Apply to.
E. R. RYAN.
Boat Buildor and General Jobber, 51 U
Sale of Oiotos
Auction Sales by LoyIs J. Levey.
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A Rare Opportoiy !
Under instruction from iho lion. II. A.
Wdcmanti, I will oiler for sale
nl Public Auction, nt
On Monday, Nov. 26,
AT IS O'CLOCK SOOX,
If not previously disposed of at prl.
vato talc, Hint certain pro
perty known ns
"THE PAU LANDS," Waikiki
Comprising i!7 -10.100 Acres, more or less
in Fee Simple. About 12 Acres of tho
nbovc nre stt out in Fish Ponds and arc
plentifully Flocked with Mullet, Awa
and Carp, which ore now ready for
mat Wet. Of the remaining Lniuh about
8 Acioi are planted with Mnnicnio Grass
from which U crops are harvested an.
nually, yielding upon an average SO tons
per year. The placu is well provided
with Mowing Machines, Hay Presses,
Wagons, etc, nnd over) thing t lint up.
pertains ton well equipped farm; there is
A One-Story Frame Building,
Upon tho premises (nearly ncv, con.
lulning 8 Booms with all conveniences,
and at present occupied as a managers
residence. In ndditlnn to the ahovo
there is a Leasehold of about 1 83-100
Acres, with Buildings thereon, in the
rear and imui'dlately ndjoinlnp the pro
petty, -which Is at present well stocked
with. Pi gn mid Poultry, for which pur
.pose it is peculiarly adapted.
On account of its nearness and easy
ac(.cH lo Honolulu, and tuo early com
pletion of tho Tramways to Waikiki,
this property offer.- unusual inducements
to paities wishing n safe aud profitable
Theic are numerous Out-Buildings on
tST For further particulars apply to
F. V. Aluoferlane, or to
LEWIS J. LEVEY,
f 8w td.101 lw-d Auctioneer.
crugneil liaving ueen duly
nteil ndminisiralnr of the
JL appointed ndminisiralnr
Estate of Manuel Viretile, Jr., late of
Mnkawao, deceased, notice is hen by
given to all persons to present their
claims against the ista'e of raid Minucl
Vietntc, Jr., duly auihenticnud, whi ther
Fi-cured by mortgage or itherwiRe, to
the under-iirpoil m Uinoinc f II Ilack
fehl & Co., Honolulu, within -i. months
from the ilatn hex-of, ir Mu'v will bj
forever larrid; nnd all pitbonCiudibted
to sild etnt- are hc-tehy r.ipiesle.l to
make iuime Mate payment.
J. F. 1IACKFELD,
Adnriiis'ratoroi the I.Hxtunt Aluuuel
icR-ite, Jr , d rented.
Honolulu, N v 21, 1S3H. 103 ltoaw
rpiIIS is to trr ify that t"e. L'irge and
JL Commodious Dining Bootns'of the
Will be vhoitly extinslvtly altered,
hereby g'ealor nnv(niMico and coni
foM will Un atlon'.ed in paiinns, while
tho tnlika will be snppliid with tvery
luxury obtainable, at ilic- mmket, to
:'iliir with Iho vorv lie-t of Teas and
Coder. CgT'lirmi, T pir week.
88 2v Proprli tor.
For 30 Days
fiBAl CLEA1IM SALE
Mis3 Chillburg will hold a Clearing Sale
for 30 days to make room for
Hew Holiday Goods
To arrive shortly.
i wi 11 L,18wtiBi
Ladies' $20 Hat will be sold. ..for $8 00
" 15 " " " ... " 0 00
" 10 " " " ... " 5 00
" C " " " ..." 2 fiO
$12 Ostrich Plumes " . . . " 7 00
4 Tips " " ... " 1 50
FLOWERS,-. BIRDS and WINGS,
At Half Price.
The abovo Hats are all New and of the
Latest Styles, and Trimmed with
the very best materials.
Port Street Llin
Just received a small consignment of
Choice French Clarets,
Prom the well-known firms of Dubos
Preres, and Lanusse & Pancol,
AUo, from tho cellars of Romans & Co,,
Koch Fils Champagne, 1880;
(In Quarts & Magnums)
Chateau D'Yqueui, 1S5H; '
Dry Ciii'ucoij, H "Veui'M Old:
Oliuteuu Murcaux, 1877;
Grande Fine Champagne Brandy, 1811.
CQf-The abovo comprises tho Choicest
Brands of Wines and Llquois ever im
ported to this market.
-FOJt wali; nv-
MACFARLANE & Co.
HT BARGAINS TBJ
Lamps, Chandeliers & Lanterns,
At Locr Prices than fvtr before. New lnolce of
SHEH-HARDWAii, PLOWS KEE IE11CHA11.
Novel tioH mid Fmicy GSootlN, Ixi liiu'jsc Variety.
See i. F. Emm & Co.'s Slock
Toys &z DDolls,
GLOYE & HANDKERCHIEF BOXES
And a few Choice Carved Ornaments.
In future, Mrs. E. Small will be prepared to ilo
Cutting sunt Fitting.
(1 II O.N;
FItOM SEbWIO & liANOE.
18 & 30 Chambers 18 & 30 Chambers
Which have proved a gi cat "metes nt II liku Sugar C i , Lihtic, Ilanamaulu, KeUaha,
"VYaimcn, Kolon Lnlialna, l.aupnli eho. o'.f. , einn and which
are provided wilh the Latest Improvement0.
SPARE PARTS OF
AT LOWEST KATES BY
H. HAOKFELD & CO., Agents.
On Account of Be
GENUINE CLEARANCE SALE.
Plush Sets, Ladies' Work Baskets,
Tn Plush &. Leather j Uhiquo, Glustf it Parian "Wnro, Opora &
Marino GIubhcs, Tclcbcopcs,
ilMCiiHie Boxes, Toys, JBooIcn, .A.lliims,
And other things loo ininioiouH lo mention. All tho above
Goods will ho oHored tit the
LOWEST PRICES EVEH aUOTED IN THE KINGDOM.
gjaF"Tho above Goods aro New,
beon imported ex recent an ivals and
W. H. 0RAENHALGH,
lOO JToi'L Street, Honolulu,
THE ABOVE PRESSES,
for tlie same.
Fioeh nnd of tho Latest Design, having
were telccted oxpicesly for tho trade.