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DAILY BULLETIN? HONOLULU, H. I., MAY 7, 1889.
a" M .153
Plcd&d to iirilko Sect nor Patyt
But tstnhliihcd fot the btntfit of all.
TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1889.
THE HAWAIIAN TRAMWAYS.
The "Financial 'News," a London
dally journal, devotes an article to
"uie,. Hawaiian. Tramways," from
"Ijhtch something new and of interest
to ourselves may be learnt. The
official returns for the first six
ireeks of the cars' running, begin
ning with the first day of the pre
sent year, are given. The receipts
from fares during that period rose
from thirty dollars to one hundred
dollars per day. The passengers
for the first week numbered, 3,lCa,
and the receipts amounted lp f$lo8.
There was a steady increase during
the following five week's tho last of
which shows 9,9G2 passengers'! and
8607. On the basis of these figures
the "Financial, News" estimates
that the completed system twelve
miles of track will return over six
per cent per annum to the share
holders. To show the popularity of
the tramcars the local press is
and J'ParlUc. of the Pacific." The
last named pnpc Ueferred to as a
journal "which 'has taken to itself a
Tlio't'ramcars lijtvc now been run
nidgt.over four months, and had the
"Financial News" the figures of the
last six weeks of that period instead
of those of the first sis weeks, wo
have no doubt the showing would
have been still more favorable ; for
the inciease of traffic, and conse
quentU' of receipts, has continued
from the commencement to the pie
sent time. Although double cars
are now run Saturday and Sunday
afternoons and evenings, they are
crammed to their utmost capacity,
and sometimes it is impossible to
find room to stand on or a place to
Some people predicted that the
beginning was too good to last, and
that when the novelty wore off the
cars would not be so much used.
They who prophesied thus were
neither prophets nor sons of pro
phets, as experience has shown. No
novelty lasts four months in Hono
lulu. The tramcars have long ceased
to be a novelty : they are felt to be
a necessity which cannot now be dis
pensed with. Many business peo
ple 'residing along the route of tra
vel use them regularly in preference
to their piivate carriages, and many
others in various lines of avocation
who "formerly came to town in the
morning and remained there till the
close of the day's duties in the
evening, now go to their residences
to lunch during the noou hour and
return. The cars have thus created
travel. And not only has travel"
been created in this way' but also
- in others, particularly among mo
thers with families, who avail them
selves of an eas', safe and cheap
ride to "tyaikiki, to spend an hour
on the sands and in the sea water.
This kind of travel increases daily,
and is likely to continue increasing
as the summer heat intensifies.
Scores of poor families, who, before
the advent of the tramways, never
daied to dream of the luxury of a
sea bath at Waikiki, have now that
luxury brought within tho reaoh of
their means, and they avail them
selves of it. Wc would hero empha
size tho fact, that, according to our
observation, the surprising travel
for our little town by 'the tramcars
is oily to a small extent travel di
verted from previously existing pub
liu means of transit, such as public
expresses, but is mainly travel that
was formerly by private convey
ance and, above all, created travel.
In conclusion wc would repeat the
regret that tho tramway was not
undertaken by our own peoplo, to
whom the opportunity of doing bo
was presented. There is abundance
of capital in this country uninvest
ed and a portion of it might have
been piofitably employed in supply
ing Honolulu with tho convenience
of streetcars. But our capital was
too shy, and the charter had to go
abroad begging for foreign money.
Our capitalists have nobody to
blame but themselves. If they did
not embrace the opportunity Hio
fault was theits. At the same time
we would say, all honor to those
foreigners who had tho foresight and
pluck to put their money into the
Mchcme. By so doing they have
conferred upon our people a boon,
and in return they reap a reward in
tho shape of good interest on their
invested capital. They merit public
gratitude, and we wish them all success.
OUR LONDON LETTER.
The ecclesiastical court now bo
ing held before the Archbishop of
Canterbury, for tho trial of the
Bishop of Lincoln fer alleged viola
tion of tho canons of tho Church, i6
still considerably agitated over tho
question of the legality of the court.
Quite a bomb was thrown into the
ranks of the Teetotallers by no less
a personage than Mr. Justice Gran
tham. During the Glamorganshire
Assizes, the Justice in touching up
on the drink traffic, expressed sur
prise that after two hundred years
of legislation on the subject, no so
lution had been arrived at. In in
structing the Grand Jury, he took
the occasion to pay, that the drink
question can never bo settled by a
pollc- of extremes. It is tho al
most unanimous conclusion of states
men, magistrates, and other pcr
sotiiPinoat competent to judge, that
public opinion must bo the great
lcgulating force in tins matter, and
not legislative enactments. It is
"far hotter to control drinking by
s wise measures than to attempt its
suppression. If repressive legisla
tion could bo carried, it would be
immediately followed by a strong
agitation for its repeal. Moral
force, example, and persuasion arc
more potent reforming agents than
penal statutes, against which the
sense of the. people rebels; and the
only settlement of the liquor ques
tion that has a chance of becoming
permanent is one based upon these
lines. "Force," as Mr. Bright said
in relation to another question, is
certainly "no remedy" for moderate
drinking; aud the present contto
vcrsy can never be set at rest ex
cept by those temperate measures
which do not brand moderate dunk
ing as a crime.
These are good, solid nuggets of
wisdom for the rabid prohibitionist
to consider. Coming as it docs
from so distinguished and capable a
source it will cairy considerable
weight, in the efforts to do away
with the now prevailing insano de
mands, of those who set themselves
up as apostles of temperance.
Reports concerning the proposed
coal syndicate, with a capital of
100,000,000., go to show that the
pioject is not regarded with any
great amount of enthusiasm. The
subject has been privately before
the coalowners ior some time past,
and lias been inquired into and re
ported upon ; but it is regarded as
extremely unlikely that the scheme
as shadowed out can ever come into
practical operation. Sometime since
a certain number of the South York
shire colliery proprietors gave a
kind of qualified assent to the pro
posal on the condition that the in
terests of coalowneis, lessees, aud
workmen were all provided for in
the bchume, which lias been done,
and any plan which would result in
a greater economy of management,
and an improvement in the market
price, would be gladly acquiesced
in; but these proprietors seemed
now convinced of the impracticabil
ity of the scheme, and it was pro
nounced on Wednesday by a quali
fied authority to be "as dead as a
doornail." And thus ends another
of those gigantic combinations or
trusts, who, under the cloak of cor
porate legal authority, seek to do
that which sound governmental pol
There was quite a little breeze
raised m the House of Commons on
Thursday last, over the question of
the voting of 3,000,000 on account
of the civil service. The "low" be
gan with a speech by Mr.J. Morley,
who in rather violent harangue, sad
dled upon the govemmeut the re
sponsibility of the "Times" case in
the Parncll commission. On the
subsiding of the noise occasioned by
this, Mr. Aithur Balfour, continued
the debate, and after stating that
Houston was the accomplice of l'i
gott, the "Times" was the accom
plice of Houston, and the govern
ment the accomplices of the Times,
said: A more shocking, a more
scandalous, and a more unfounded
libel was never uttered ; and that by
persons who were engaged at the very
moment in protesting that no crime
was so shocking as that of libelling
your political opponents. Why,
those gentlemen revelled in lilicl.
Libel was their daily bread. That
Sir W. Hai court could not go to a
public meeting without making tlieso
chaigcs, and, for not even tho mean
est of which was there a shadow of
proof It would havo been more in
accordance with courtesy and usage
if members had refrained from mak
ing these comments upon the pio
cedurc of the Commission while the
Commission was silting, and he
could only attribute their action to
a desire to discredit the evidence of
the witnesses whose ovidence they
were unable to shake in a court of
law, or whose ovidence thuy did not
at least attempt to shake.
On the conclusion of Mr. Bal
four's remarks, Sir J. Gorst con
tended that tlieso remarks wore
made only for the purpose of creat
ing political capital, and throwing
dirt upon tho government, and their
authois were reckless whether they
interfered with the course of jus
tico or not.
It has been for some time rumor
ed that .Mr. Froudo had declared
himself to bo in favor of Homo Uulo
for Ireland. In contradicting this
report Mr. Fioudc, after stating
that ins opinion on great political
questions would not be of sufficient
importance for (lie notice of news
paper), concluded by baying: Jlimo
liulo will be tho first aud probably
irrevocable step towards tho separa
tion of the ifalands ; it will increase
tho wretchedness., of Ireland, and
will be followed nt no distant period
by tho break tip of tho British Um
pire." Fortunately for the future
of Ireland, and the scheme of those
who aro so untiringly working for
her emancipation, Mr. Froude's re
marks will not carry sufficient
weight to do any very serious dam
age to the cause. Political alarm
ists to a ccitaiu extent can work ir
remediable injury to a great politi
cal movement, but the opinions of a
literary scclusc, and especially one
who is'bo nearly appreciated to that
period when men "babble o' green
fields," will cause no other ripple
than a smile, or a pitying nod of the
London, March 22, 1889.
The Parcels Post Convention be
tween this kingdom and the United
States of America is now in opera
tion. Parcels not exceeding eleven
pounds in weight, nor three
feet six inches in length, nor
exceeding six feet in greatest length
and girth combined can bo trans
mitted. Of course certain regula
tions have to be conformed with.
Upon enquiry at the Post Olllcc wc
find that up to date 105 packages
have been received and 20 dis
patched. ANGLICAN CHURCH IN HAWAII
The first session of the Third Dio
cesan Synod of the Anglican Chinch
in Hawaii will he opened by a cele
bration of holy communion in St.
Andicw's Cathedral to-morrow,
Wednesday, May 8th, at 7 a. in.
Evensong will, be said at A p. m.
Immediately after this service the
Synod will" adjourn to the old Ca
The Bishop will call tho assembly
to order, and preliminary business
will then be taken in hand. The
Synod will then adjouin till 7:30 p.
in., wiien tnc uisuop s aiuiress win
The proceedings of the Sj'nod are
open to the public, unless otherwise
LIEUT. THOMPSON ON REVENUE
The following is fiom the Army
and Navy Journal of the United
States, of tho 13th of April, 1S89:
"Lieutenant P. W. Thompson,
U. S. Revenue Marine, contributes
to the iS'ew Yoik Sun an inteicsting
resume of the woik of the revenue
cuitcrs from November last to the
present month, which he concludes
by saying: The presence of strong,
able, well-found cutters constantly
patrolling the coast, and always
ready to lend assistance where it is
needed, mitigates to a great degree
the perils of coastwise navigation.
This fact is fully appieciated by
ship-owners and ship-masters, and
many coastwise voyages arc under
taken in winter that would not be
attempted were tins element of
Lieut. Thompson is the son of
Col. Thompson of the Honolulu bar.
DEATH OF DROTHER BERTRAND..
Brother Victorino Bertrand, the
printer at the Roman Catholic Mis
sion since 1851, died yesterday af
ternoon at two o'clock, of dropsy.
The deceased was a native of
Franco and 75 years of age. He was
probably about the oldest printer in
the islands. He had also charge of
the church decorations.
The funeral took place this morn
ing at nine o'clock, the Right Rev.
Bishop of Olba singing llie'high pon
tifical mass of requiem, assisted by
Fathers Clement, James and Syl
vester. Ainona those present in
the church weie: Mons. d Anglade,
French Commissioner, and Mons.
Bellaguet, Chancellor of the Lega
tion. The remains were interred in
the Catholic burying ground. The
Very Rev. Father Leonor being the
Supetior of the Mission, acted as
chief mourner. The deceased was
THE GLEANERS' ENTERTAINMEHT.
Long before half-past seven
o'clock, the hour named for the
opening of the doors, the Y. M. C.
A. hall was crowded last evening,
on the. occasion of the entertainment
by thu Gleaners' Society. A larce
number of peoplo were simply un
able to obtain admission, and the
only thing left open for the Glean
ers is to repeat the performance at
an early date. The entertainment
from beginning to end was a grand
Miss Emily llnlslead opened the
programme by playing with much
brilliancy a fantasia on the piano
forte. Another musical number dur
ing the evening was a duett by Miss
Bernico Parke and Mr. A. D. His
sell, which was exceedingly woll
rendered. Miss Parka took Mrs.
E. C. Damon's placo at almost a
moment's notice. Mr. II. W. Peck
drew forth much npplauso for the
capital manner in which ho recited
the "Death of tho Old Squire."
There were two series of tableaux
and it is safe that no liner were ever
seen in this city. Tho representa
tions were almost perfect in every
instance and were greeted with
A pantomime, "Lord Ullin'B
Daughter," was well put on, and
the masque, "Tho Goddess of
Beauty," by little girls, dressed in
dial ming costumes, vns mest enjoy
able. The largo audience retired
more than satisfied with tljo entertainment,
Late Foreio lews.
Lord Francis Cecil, second son of
the Marquis of Exeter, lias been de
clared a bankrupt. His liabilities
A dispatch from Western India
announces the failure of the pearl
fisheries owing to the prevalence of
The Dimltrio Donskoi, Russian
man-of-war, flaghip of Admiral
Schmidt, on the Pacific station, will
be relieved by tho ironclad frigate
Admiral Nahlmoff. She is a vessel
of 8000 tons, carries a crew of 6G0
men, is armed with 18 breech-ioad-Ing
guns, and is fitted with engines
of 8000-horse power.
It is understood that tho Naval
Board selected by U. S. Secretary
Whitney to locate another navy yard
on the Pacific coast have decided to
report favorably on Puget sound,
opposite Seattle, W. T.
Henry Senrli the Australian oars
man, was to leave Sydney on May
Hh for England. On his arrival he
will issue challenges to John Teenier,
the American oarsman, and William
J. O'Connor, the Canadian, to iow
on the Thames for S2,."i00 each and
the championship of thu world.
Michael Lutrcne Chcvreul, the
distinguished chemist,' is dead. He
was born at Angers, August 31,
1820. He attained distinction by
his important researches on colors
in the dye works nt the Gabelins, to
which ho was appointed Director.
Many important chemical discoveries
are due to his researches.
The Rev. Sir Frederick Arthur
Gore Ousoloy, professor of'music in
the University of Oxford, England,
died recently, aged G3.
Rear-Admhal William Rogers
Taylor, died at Washington, D. C,
April 15lh, aged 78 years. From
1809 to 1871, he was in command
of the North Pacific Squadion.
A rising has taken place amongst
the negroes at Demciara. The dis
tui bailees extended over four days,
and the fhops of the Portuguese
were looted. A Portuguese man-of-way
arriving, order was restored.
Many arrests have been made.
Advices fiom Port Louis, Mauri
tius, to the 11th March, tay that
nothing could be more favorable for
the development of the young canes
than the weather of laic. Should
the island not be visited by n hurri
cane next month, the next crop
pi utilises to be exceptional. Impoit
ant purchases havo been made dur
ing the past month for Australian,
Bombay, and Cape markets.
Lieutenant Wilson of the Vanda
lia has telegraphed the U. S. Navy
Department fiom Sydney that he
has chattered the steamer Rockton
for the purpose of transporting the
shipwrecked., bailors to the United
States. The Rockton is due in Sani
Francisco on the lGth of May. The
Rockton is an iron smew steamer of
1198 tons register, 270 feet long, 37
feet beam and 22.7 deep. She was
built in Glasgow in 1882, and be
longs to the Australian Navigation
Company of Sydney. She is a
coaster and can steam about 10
knots an hour.
Auction Sales by Lewis J. Levey.
egusar yesn ms
On Thursday, Rflay9th,
AT 10 O'CLOCK A. 31..
At my Sle-roonis, corner of Fort anil
Quucti el reel", I will sell at
Public A notion,
A General Assortment of Merchandise,
IIuuKoliold Fii i'ii i tn jo.
And at 13 o'clock noon,
100 Pots Assorted
RARE PLANTS, and FERNS !
Raised from imported Block by
Mr. E. W. .Jordan.
LEWIS J. LEVEY.
G. A. R. Notice,'
HKADQUAllTEIlS, Gl'.O. W
POST, NO. 15, DlU'T.
rOUNIA, O. A. R.
Honolulu, May 7, 188!). J
THERE will bo a leuular
X mo ting of ihis Cost
THIS (Tuu-diiy) EVEX.
TNU, In iti Nail, KinW
pticet, at 7:80 o'clock. In.
stnllailon ot Olllccrs for the
enming jcar. A full at
temlunco is i (quested.
Voj.net V. Asuroitn,
Adjutant. 24T It
nPHE lunch part of tho Euro.
R .tin... tt.tittrmil ..111 l.n
SSU icnlwl to a desirable perton.
Counter and tUtines intact. TJiU will
l;o tlio most desirable place In the city,
an it will immediately adjoin tho now
hilliuid pailor. J. 1 JiOWEN,
213 (it European Hestuurant.
JOHN JUTrON seeks offlco employ,
ment, town or country. To bo found
at Messrs J. F, Col burn & Co j oillce
or, ndilrd!. I' O Box " 20. 211 Iw
Heavily Carved Black Walnut
dioom Set. Tenneseco Marble.
Inquire at this office. 240 8l
MAIM OPERA BOUSE
Lessen &, Manager
Lewis J. Lovey.
Renowned Bicycle Rider,
W S. RflAUTBY,
Who was greeted with great applause
on hls flM appinraiicuon Sutur-
liny, anil will by special
Ono More Exhibition
Tuesday Evening, May 7th,
AT 8 O'CLOCK.
Ami In addition .Mr Luv.-y lias secured
the service of
Swiss Tyrolean f arlrs,
Just arrived per htmr Mariposa,
Who will iimUu their first appearance
on tilt- occasion in choice
YOCAL & INSTRUMENTAL SELECTIONS
No Advance in Prices I
CKJVScat'i ran now ho secured at L. J.
Levey's office, corner of Port and Queen
streets. 312 21
FOR, SALE !
200 Headtwaing Oxen
SO Ox Carts.' .
car APPLY TO
E. HACEtFELD & CO.
Borders & Decorations,
j. Larsre Lot !
Latest Styles !
And for Mile at ridnced pricus.
J 0 m
IFJLSS E3 BRICKS
Of beat Scotch innl.e; Square
WHITE'S PORTLAND CEMENT,
In 12-siallon Piitont Drums;
In 12artl'on Patent Prums;
Rocksalt in large lumps
For side tt lowest tales in lots to
" suit at
F. A. Scliaefer & Co.'s
Ladies' & Gentlemen's Boots & Shoes,
Xo. SO Nil u nun Kt ,
All wor 'k'naratileed. Lowest prices.
Tho very best leather kept on lntntl.
Pur S. S. Unmtilla,
Ai The Beaver Saloon
II. J. KOLTK, Proprietor.
FOR SAN FRANCISCO,
Tho Al Steamship
Will have Honolulu for tho above
Friday, ftftay lOth,
For 1'reiulit or I'aS'tigH, apply to
WM. G. IRWIN & CO., Ageau.
10 W0jyL(W l7
88 & SO
Wholesale & Betai!
Correct Styles 0" Latest
B. T. EILlfiS & CO.
EUROPEAN and AMERICAN
0 N. 13 On and after May
of our Dressmaking Itooms.
-OFFER AT BED
Cdliforiiia Hay, Oats, Bran, v
Oil Cairo Meal, Linseed Meal,
Barley, Rolled Barley,
Middling Ground Barley,
"Wheat and Corn Flour.
Telephones, "No. 175.
Tlie Finest Assortment of StyBsl Millinery
ses' Trimmed Siats
Ladies', Mibhes' fc Children's Untrinuned Hats,
Fie Frsicl Flowers, Four Htm Orimeils, Laces,
WILL BE EXHIBITED
This Tuesday, Wednesday and the Rest of This Week.
We have impoitcd the finest claw of Millineiy, icgardlces the cost,
knowing the taste of Honolulu ladies. Tho ladies aro
cordially invited 'to inspect our goods.
The Leading "Millinery House, cor,
New Zealand Jams !
JUST received a consignment of Now
Zealand Jtna, atortul cases. For
valo at low prirps bv
J. E. BROWN & CO.,
V!27 tf 28 Merchant street.
NOTICE of REMOVAL.
AT, SMITH litis removrd his placo
of buMi'ces on Fort s'reet to
ih'tton- in tie McTulyie Blck, just
e'ow Weni ci & Co.', Fort stieet.
h re lie will lvi pleaded to ptrve bis
i-i stymies ii in il hlnnw store iR finished.
NOTICE of REMOVAL.
W. HcGUIRE having moved his
place of business from the oflico
of the Hawaiian Tiansfcr Co., to the
harness shop of F. Philii s, No. 02 King
f-treet, begs to notify his friends and tho
public generally that lie Is ready to con
tinue the express and dray business
under the name of J V. McGiiho. Bull
Telephone No. Ill, Mutual 53. 230 tf
COTTAGE TO LET
N Llllha street
GRINBAUM & CO.,
REAL ESTATE FOR BALE.
AVAILABLE Lot at thu
corner of Fort aud
-chnul Bltei'ls, over Jeofail
aero with ono Cottage Applv in
214 tf J. M. VIVAS.
A HOUSE with 8 largo and
r OlITIiiI! wii ma tl It 1 It
'"?3flM clten .nd bathroom aitaclaU,
on Alakea -t ri-et, (pposlte Ur. Mf-
Wnynu'tf. A) ply t't .IoJiii (,'ooU, on i.ic
inlbcs, or at ihis ollli p.
ROOMS TO LET
J ed Hooms,
linaid if re.
i quired. Apiily
lain lioute," King btreetjonposltu Kn.
waiiilmo Sominiuy. " 181 tf
Furnished Rooms To Let
CLE IN, pleasant Booms to
let ul thu Mt.t'rcw House,
r c enily oecui led by .Mr. King,
on Punchbowl street, opposite tho North
1'uclllu Institute. ii'.i 1m
Carriage For Sale Cheap.
NEW Cutuudcr Car.
riago iutt finished
and handsomely ti i aimed
hi Ural class stylo must be immediately
sold lo cltu-o aii assignment, can lie seen
at W II Pugu'h curlago manufactury,
No. 128 Fort ttreut.
HAWAIIAN! BUSINESS JAGENOY.
-. m2WL. r Xlotol St.
Boots & Shoes.
D. 13. HDiia'EI, Afirout.
15th, MISS CLARK will have charge
Cor. Edinrairg-h & Queen Sts.
Fort & Hotel
Will practice in the lower courts of the
Kingdom as attorney, attend to collect
ing in all its branches, renting of houses
and any oilier business entrusted to him.
Office 01 King Street Upstairs.
R. W. WILCOX,
Civil Engineer and Surveyor,
Also solo agent for the Magic Window
Screens, Combined Bevel Squares, Stan,
dnid, Goodrich, etc., Sowing Machines,
Hicycles, Tricycles, Velocipedes, etc.
Office, corner of Bethel and King sts.,
ELECTION of OFFICERS.
AT a meeting of the Elclo Publishing
Cn. hold in Honolulu, April 10,
1889, the following officers were elected:
T. It. Lucas President,
Hon. J. S. Walker Treasurer,
II. O. Crabbo Secretary.
D. W. Pua, )
T. Hcu, t Directors.
II. G. ORABBE,
Sfcreturv Elclo Pub. Co.
Honolulu, April 10, laSO. 229 lm
San Fhancjsco, Cal.,
Fobiuary 10, 18fc0.
TTjrrE herewith certify that Messiu.
Dorhl & Miller aio our duly au
thoiized and only ugenls for tho Ha.
waiian Islandb for the sale of our Lager
liter in keg-,
JOHN WIELAND BREWING CO.,
100 tf John H.Wieland Bros.
Removal of Barber Shop.
MP. JAItDIM has icmovcd his
chop Ironi Klnir street lo McCar
Ho's Blllliiid Pallors, Fort stieot, where
ho is piepar.-d to servo with tho best
cure and neatness tho avocation ot IiIb
art. Solicits iho Mud patronage of all.
mil 23 89-ly
All. ROWAT, Veterinary Surgeon,
ollico and pharmacy at Hawaiian
Hotel Stables, coiner Hotel and Richard
stieets. Solentlllc treatment in alldli.
eases of dnmtsiio animals Orders for
plantation and much Mqck promptly
altcndtd to, Mutual Tehphono 854,
P.O. Box 320, mli.18 80
Having secured tho services
Cud) House Diniog Room
tfaggS) King Street,
I'JlHt CIllHN Cook
And made many other changes In the
management wo are now pre
pared to put up tho
Best Bill of Fare in Honolulu,