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By virtuu of tho nuthority in mo
vested by tho Constitution ntul tho
Statutes of this Kingdom and deem
ing it essential to tho promotion of
justice,' I- do hm-hy order that tho
Regular Term of t'io Third Judicial
Circuit to'b'o held at Wuiolilnu, Kim,
Hawaii, on tho iirst Thursday, of
September, 18'JO, bo heieby post
poned until MONDAY, tho 15th day
of sai'tl Sbptember, 1800, at 0 o'clock
Witness my hand and
tho Bcal of the Supromo
Court at Honolulu, this
14th day of August,
, A. F. JUDD,
Chief Justice Supreme Couit.
Ai.vked W. Gaktku,
-j 2nd Deputy Clerk Sup. Cit.
Foreign Oilico Notice.
SPECIAL ORDER NO. 10.
Whereas, by Special Order No. 0,
issued on August 23rd instant, tho
First Battalion of Hawaiian Volun
teers have been, and are dissolved,
Whereas, the Field, Staff, Lino
Officers and Privates of said Battal
ion have, well and faithfully diseharg
cd thcirmilitary'duty while holding
their respective commissions in, or
attached to, said Battalion, therefore,
in recognition of their iidolity to
duty, the said Field, Staff, Lino Offi
cers and Privates of said Fiist Bat-
of Hawaiian Volunteers arc
be permitted to retain
their uniforms aud equipments, and
arelhercby (honorably mustered out
and discharged from the Hawaiian
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Given under my hand and the seal
of the Department of Foreign Af
fairs this 2Sth day of August, A. D.
J. A. CUMMINS,
. Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Honolulu, H. I., Aug. 9, 1890.
Holders of Water Piivilegcs or,
those paying Water Rates, .ue hereby
notified that the hours for using
water for irrigating purposes arc from
0 to 8 o'clock a. m., and 4 to 0 o'clock
Chas. B. WILSON,
Supt. Hono. Wator Works,
C N. Si'ENCEIt,
Minister of the Interior.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But established for the benefit of all.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1890.
A TALK WITH A MUMMY.
Among my ancient experiences
there is one which, at the time, im
pressed cio, profoundly, and .al
though an event of the distant past,
even now, at times, t lie recollection
thereof comes vividly to my mind,
and I often feel an impulse to put it
on record for the perusal of the pre
sent and future generations. One
reflection, above all others, has hith
erto deterred me. It is this : that
unbelievers and scoffers would de
ride .my recital as a nightmare, or
the production of a disordered
brain. At this very moment, how
ever, the impulse again seizes mc,
and I yield to the unseen force be
cause it is irresistible. The facts
art, as nearly as I recollect them,
about as follow :
I went one evening to see a friend,
whoso name I will not mention for
old acquaintance sake. He made
iiie feel that I was welcome, and we
sat smoking our pipes, hipping wine,
aud chatting to-gether about tho
treaty, the Chinese pioblcm, the
idiosyncrasies of the Legislature,
and various other live qnestioiia un
til a Jate hour. Looking at the
clockvluliscovered that tho hour of
midnight was passed, aud intimated
to my friend my intention to va
moose. S.iid lie, "There is no ne
cessity for anything of the kind. I
can give you a shake-down for tho
balance of the night, providing you
don't object to cuinping in my art
gallery." "Not at all," said I, "as
long us you will furnish mc with a
mosquito bar; for I would much
rather stay here than attempt to
grope my way to my tent at this late
hour. I am not afraid to be out
alone, but I hate to run any risks."
My friend Conducted me to his art
gallery and expressed the hopo that,
the surroundings would not militate
against my soundness of sleep.
"Not muuli," said I, "as many dead
men and dead animals as you please,
onlyprcserro me from tho living.
He took tho hint and forthwith van
ished. ! Closing tho door und turning the
key, 1 made a suivey of tho room,
and found myself in strange com
pany. There were Egyptian mum
mies, diicd crocodiles, the skull of
Abel, chunks of wood from the Aik,
n calf with twenty-nine heads, skele
tons of all ages from Adam down,
a lump of dessieated mortar from the
tower of Babel, the brains of a Ha
waiian politician stuck on tho point
of a needle in a glass case, labelled
very rare," etc. A table occupied
the centre of the room, on the top
of uhicli was a sarcophagus contain
ing an Egyptian mummy in a state
of rcraaikablc preservation.
1 began to disrobe myself for bed,
but had only partially accomplished
the task when 1 became so impress
ed by my surroundings that 1 sat
down on a chair at one end of tho
table, and began to muse on the ob
jects around me, fixing my eyes par
ticularly on the sarcophagus.
How long I had been hi this posi
tion and this rellectivc mood I can
not tell, when I was startled by a
movement in the sarcophagus. 1
tried to persuade myself that it was
only imagination on my pait, but
wasn't long in being convinced that
the movement was a positive fact.
Gaining control of myself, I resolr
ed to sit still and sec it out. Sure
enough, in a few seconds, the
mummy sat up in the sarcophagus
and looked about with apparent as
tonishment, muttering to himself,
"I seem to have had a long sleep.
Wonder what o'clock is it? Any
how, it is time to turn out. There
is light enough in tho room to show
that the sun is up. Well, here goes.
Tight breeches these. A curse on
all fashionable tailors." So saying
he stopped out of his stone resting
place and came and planked him
self down on a seat opposite me.
"This s jolly," said he, "I feel
wonderfully refreshed by a good
night's sleep. What's this?" pick
ing up my coat one of Treglonn's
best and examining it carefully,
slipped it on. Then he took up my
hat a brother lo the one Cunha
wore on his return from San Fran
cisco stuck it on the side of his
head in a jaunt' manner, and made
a survey of himself in a large mir
ror. "By the sacred cats of Mem
phis!" he exclaimed, "lam jigger
ed if I don't show up at Alexandria
to-dav in this rig, and astonish the
natives! In the meantime, heic'sfor
a comfortable smoke."
So saying, he got hold of my pipe
that was lying on the table with a
package of Nolte's cut plug beside
it, filled the pipe as if used to it, drew
a match across the posterior portion
of his nether garment, and, balanc
ing himself in his chair with the
front legs raised from the floor, and
his feet perched on the edge of the
table, blew out a cloud of smoke in
silence. Alter a few minutes he be
gan to yawn and stretch himself in
a very energetic manner.
Now was my opportunity. "Gen
tly, my dear friend," said I, "or
you will crack your jacket. Long
ages in that sarcophagus in a warm
climate' have shrivelled up your
epidermis until it has become like a
piece of parchment. Take care you
don't burst up and make a mess of
it." The mummy looked at me
"llullo! said lie, "arc you
alive? I thought you were stuffed
for exhibition in Hutchinson's stu
dio. Native of some distant coun
ty, I presume, from the cut of your
jib. Just arrived in Egypt, sir?"
"Not much. We arc not in Egypt
"Then where on earth are we?"
"We are in the prosperous city of
.Honolulu, the capital of the Ha
"Why, you don't say so! Ah,
well, any place will do for me as
long as it is prosperous. Ever been
in Egypt, sir?"
"Ever seen the pyramids?"
"Oh, Jupiter! You arc a sav
age!" "Probably," said I. "Have you
ever been in Merchant street?"
"Ever been in the Legislative
"Oh, holy poker ! Whythen you
are another... I suppose you lived in
Alexandria before they put you into
"Ah, yes. I begin to realize that
I have had a long sleep, and havo
been carried away from my native
land while in a state, of coma. True,
I lived in that beautiful and refined
city, and enjoyed the society of the
wits, poets, and philosophers of the
ago. Art, science, and the myriad
concomitants of a refined civilization
atoned for the corruption of tho Court
aud tho general looseness of the
people. Lcarninp was going to seed
in tho time of Ptolemy Philadel
pluiB. As we used to say in the
great library, under the Pyramids
Greek philosophy was born, under
the Pyramids its lasc utterances are
hcaid. It Hashed up like a brilliant
meteor in the land of tho Pharaohs,
and vauished in darkness on the
waters of the Nile."
"Ah," said I, "you arc quoting.
J remember Polliodorus used nearly
tho same words."
Tho in u m my looked at mo for
some minutes without uttering a
Bvvtfpgu' 'Iw'wy m 'w rwaggwtwM't'wwJPWWwmwwwwa ii
word, ins mind evidently dwelling
in sadness upon revived memories;
then resting his head upon his hand,
with his elbow on tho table, still
remained in silence Wishing to
draw this antiquated specimen of d
wonderful ago into ftuthcr confi
dential talk, I disturbed his rovery
by remarking interrogatively, "You
knew, porhaps, something of tho
great men of that lime?"
"Knew thorn? I should say I
did ; but what know you, my savage
friend, of Polliodorus?"
"A very little nothing moicthnn
we moderns gather from what is evi
dently only n fragment of his wiit-
mgs. llio barbaiians who destroyed
tho splendid Alexandrian libraries
have left us only tho remains of the
broken vase that once contained all
the fairest flowers of a literature
which no nf tcrlime has even .faintly
Tho mummy suddenly sprang to
his feet, straightened up his diicd
carcase until it creaked and cracked
like an old wooden ship in a storm,
making me apprehensive that he
would break into a thousand pieces
and thus end our talk. "Look at
mc," said he ; "behold my wasted
form, my shriveled skin, my attenu
ated limbs, the features that mock
humanity; do! look like ono who
has cut a figure in the world, or con
tributed to load the shelves of learn
ing in Thebes and Alexandria?
Would you ever suppose that the
miserable- mockery of mankind which
now stands before you was once the
arbiter of ethics, physics, and can
onics in the land of the Pharaohs?
And yet, my now friend, allow mo
to inform you that I am Polliodo
rus." . "Jcewilikins," exclaimed I, ris
ing, "allow a pigmy scribbler of tho
nineteenth century to do homage to
a literate giant of the Thebaid."
"Literate fiddlesticks!" rejoined
the Egyptian; "don't make an ass
of yourself; resume your seat, and
we will havo a little. talk together."
I obeyed orders, and he followed
The interesting conversation which
followed I must leave for another
occasion, having already taken up
too much space in the foregoing re
The Projected Steam
Tariff Matters in the Senate.
San Fkancisco, Aug. 23.
SAN P5EOO AND IllLO PACKETS.
Considerable amusement has been
caused by the publicity given to the
sanguine anticipations of the pro
moters of direct steamer trade Jje
tween San Diego and Hilo. Among
other things it has been stated that
tho Hawaiian Legislature would
pass a bill giving S24,000 to $45,
000 a year to establish such' a line,
the Farralon being the pioneer ves
sel. The Farralon is a screw coast
ing schooner of 28G tons, and is one
of a type of vessels which has come
into favor on the Coast in the past
twe or three years. Her return
trip from Honolulu was made in
eleven and a half days, and it is
doubtful if she could do better. It
is not considered probable that the
Farralon will be subsidized, first,
because such a vessel cannot be re
lied upon to develop direct trade
between San Diego and Honolulu ;
secondly, because conditions of
commercial interchange between the
two places are wanting; and thirdly,
that if there were a reasonable
prospect of developing a paying
trade between tfie ports named
the opportunity would be seized
upon by strong commercial people.
Moreover, the Farralon has only
been leased to Livingston, Clarke &
Co. for five months, according to
the San Diego Union of Aug. 15th,
and if the charier had been delayed
for another day, the same authority
declares, the vessel would havo
been sold to the Guatemalan Gov
ernment for use as a Coast trans
port during the war. The agent for
Guatemala was quite willing to buy
the lease or charter, hut freight
contracts having been made this
trade could not bo consummated.
These facts show upon what a
flimsy and precarious footing this
enterprise stands. Before a conces
sion is granted and the country is
bound to pay a subsidy there should
be a guarantee that the beneficiary
is in a position to successfully carry
out the undertaking.
Tho Hilo-Honolulu-San Diego-San
Francisco steam packet route can
never be available for mail purposes,
and therefore has nothing to offer in
return for a publio subsidy. Why
should tho people of Maui and
Kauai bo taxed to cheapen freight
for Hilo and Honolulu shippers? If
it 'opened a now trade in a new
market there would be some excuse ;
but it does not. It is said that tho
initial trip was a pecuniary loss, al
though its promoters claim the oppo
site, aud have managed to secure a
good deal of free advertising from
the press in tho shape of interviews
und outlines of business policy.
THi; TAHITI MAIL SK11VIC1S.
Private advices from .Tahiti of the
12lh July have been received at Sun
Francisco. The Auckland subsid
ized steamer Richmond had arrived
at Pepeete lull of cargo. Tho orders
for cattle were too largo for tho
3tcamer lo carry. New Zealand i
bullocks average SCO per head at
Pcpcctc. Tho Tahitian merchants
are anxious td Open direct trado with
Honolulu, and are willing lo do their
part in tho way of subsidy, depend
ing upon Hawaii to do tho rest.
Thcro is n good outlook for stock
raisers on tho Hawaii group in this
trado, besides merchandise ex
changes. The vote on tho Tariff Bill will
probably bo taken on tho 6th Sept
ember ; meanwhile Senator Edmunds
has proposed, tho following amend
ment, which has been referred to
tho Committee on Financo:
"That whenever tho President ef
the United States shall bo satisfied
that tho sugar producing country
whence sugar is exported into the
United Stales has abolished, its
duties on taxes in tho importation of
tho principal agricultural products
of tho United Slates, lie may by
proclamation diminish or wholly re
mit tho duties imposed by law on
sugar pr any grade of sugar pro
duced in and exported directly from
any such country into tho United
Slates, so long as such products of
the United Slates aro admitted free
of duty or tax into sucli., country,
and no longer.
Edmunds also gave notice of
another amendment whicli he intend
ed to propose, authorizing the' Pre
sident, whenever satisfied that un
just discriminations wcro made by
any foreign country against any pro
duct of the United States, to make
a proclamation excluding such pro
ducts from that country.
This shows that the reciprocity
idea is gaining strength throughout
the country, because if the trend of
opinion had been opposed to it
Senator Edmunds would have been
the last man to do anything to back
up Blaine's fight.
Auction Sales by James F. Morgan.
On TUESDAY, Sept. 2," 1890,
AT 1 O'CLOCK NOON.
At tho stables at rear of the onlce of
Hon. .1. 1. Dowsett, Queen street,
I s 111 soil at Public Auction,
ABOUT 10 HEAD OF FINE
MARES & OOLT
Broken to Saddle and Harness.
1 Fine Driving Mare,
Suitable for family use.
J AS. F. MORGAN,
A. R. Rowat, Veterinary Surgeon,
GrailuataMcGill College, Mont
Residence : notel
Olllcc: At the Hawaiian Hotel
Sfiy- "X'elepliouo No 3)3 -fl
N. B. First-class aconunodations for
patients at the Hawaiian Hotel Stables.
A YOUNG Woman to take care of
young child. German woman
prefeired. Apply at Buli.ktin Olllue.
MR. Walter M. Giff.ird will acl for
me under power of attorney diir-
Incr my absence from this Kingdom.
Honolulu, Aug. 21), 18'JO.
i G14 2w
lURING the temporary absence of
our Mr. W. (J. Irwin, from tlio
Kingdom' Mr. E. I. Spalding will act for
him In all business matters contceted
with our Hank.
OLAUS SFRKCKELS & (20.
Honolulu, Aug. i0, 1800. G14 lw
LLT2 Deutsche, WclchoZurEhrrich-
' tuug den Nalional-Deiikinals fur
ilcn Fiirsten von lllsmacck m Ueilln
bekiitrugeii wuuschen, werileu crsucht,
etwuijju JJoltraego fur dlcscu Zwcck an
das iiiitciv.eichueto Konsulat ausiu
Saoinnillicho Gabon werden unter llel
fugung dur BeitragsllsUm an das Cen
tral Coinite in Builiu uburiiiittolt wor
den. Kaiskumcu Dkutsciiks Konsulat.
Honolulu, 7 .lull, 1800. f.Oil 8t
Special Co-partnersliip Notice,
NOTfOE is hereby given the Special
Co-paituersliip heretofore exist
ing between John F. Colburn aud S,
Rolh, both of Honolulu, under tho firm
name of "John F. Colburn & Co.," for
tho btiylug and selling hay, giains and
feed, litis been extended under the same
linn name for the fuithcr term of nuo
year from tho 80th day of Juno, 1890, lo
expiie on tho 1st day of July, 1891, and
that John F. Colburn is tho general and
H. Roth tho special pal tuer. ' 03'J -It
HONOLtfJLU, fl L AUGllB 10, 181)0.
iii iiwajiiimi i immniwt'Hii
OA IVDES W Y03R.K:
Cash Assets, : : : : : Over $136,000,000
KlHAItl A. HcCUKOY, President.
For full particulars apply to
ECS51 r3 AYS -fl K3 30 XA.YS a
13th Annual Great Clearance Sale !
KS COMMENCING THIS DAY
Our Entire Slock at a Sacrifice ! Not a" Special .Reduction, but
Every Department 1 ,
All New Fadts to TIiosb Already Known ! Tib Groat Retail Center for Bargains !
We Will Sell Commencing This Day
22 yds of the besl Calico, medium dark colore, for $1. 10 yds of good quality Gingham, for $1. Ladies' Diamond
Dyo Black Hose, only GO cts por pair. Wo guarantee thorn absolutely fast black and stainless, size from 8 to 10
Wo have a few muro Box Suits on hand, which wo aro selling out at cost. Great runs on Corsets, which wo aro
tolling at 00 cts each, they are good value for $1. Gents' Fino White Shirts, linen bosom and cuffs, DO cts Gents'
l-uiu oniv hub, uuiy mi ui until, jusi
Step m our store and price our
and you will think bo too.
21 doz of Ladies' Chemises, at 25o
Fine White Victoria Lawn, at 75o
White Linen, cold, bord, Napkins
Fringed, 3 for 25c.
200 Pieces of all Silk Neck Rib
bons, all good colors, G yards for 25c.
Best quality of Mosquito Netting,
90 inches wide and 10 yanls long, foi
$2.25 per piece.
India Silks, immenso assortment,
i educed two G5c. These are all new
goods and no two patterns alike. ,
Commencing SATURDAY, August "lb, our entire slock of Seasonable Goods will bo offered at prices that must
attract immediate attention. Wo need more room lo piopcrly display our Euiopuan purchases now on tho wav
hcie, and havo lesolvod, that our present Block MUST GO. Cost has not been considered. Prices have been marked
on tho Goods tojsuit YOU and not US. Wo are bound to keen trade livelv. Visifonr tKt.ililisimi,.it .,( i, .:,.
fflSf-Necefrsity knows no law, and our necessity cuts prices. Cost has no contiol over what necessity demands
While we during this sale sacrifice our profits, this sacrifice gives us a reputation for low prices absolutely necessary
on which to build the great business wo are after in tho near future. "" '
BJSTOnr Millinery Department, will bo a great attraction next Monday; it will bo a rare chanco, Tho entiro
stock of Trimmed Hats and Bonnets, all marked in plain figures, already much lower than elsewhere at a reduc
tion of 33.V percent. That is a $3 Hat costs you $2, a $9 Hat costs you only $G, a $15.00 Hat onlv cost you $10 00
and so on.
fjFAXwxi nientioucd priccswe guarantee for 30 days only, and all goods sold for catli.
gjST A complete stock of White, Cre.un Figured Mulls, Fancy Figured Cambrics, Sateens, Ginghams. Boy's Suits
from $4.00 up lo $22.00. Bo sure and bo on hand in time. Dressmaking Department on tho promises.
The Leading Millinery House of 0. J
Fresh Cakes, Pies, Buns, Rolls,
Plain & Fancy
J&IJL.J., ol FARE: '
Coffee, Tea, Chocolate & Milk,
Steaks, Chops, Fish, Ham & Eggs,
ON. : CREAM
Solo Proprietors of BAILEY'S SARSAPARILLA & IRON WATER,
Ghpr AIb, Hob Mb, Britain, MMmii Sarsauarilla, Mineral Watw, Etc.
Mrs. Bya M. Jolmsoii, Artist,
Studio, No. 27 Alakoa Btroot.
Formerly of Now York, would Inform
tho publio that she Is prepait-d to 1111
all orders for Pastels, Oil, Water Colors
and India Ink Poi traits.
Elf Samples of work can bo seen at
Studio mill Hamilton House I'ailoif,
ISSUED BY X"E
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
rccoivcu a line uno 01 uniuiren's Dicssos, Misses' Dresses. Clocks nml T.n.Iii.a'
Ladies', MisBes' cSfChiUrcn's Trimmed
We Protest Vgaixiw; Hiali
G8 do of Ladies' Silk Mitts, in
cream, white, black and cardinal, at
25c pair; worth 75c and $1.00 else
where. Black Goods, no use to quoto prices,
variety too largo. Havo been selling
cheap, but present stock will go for
a more song. New Goods in this de
partment suffer albo this week.
Ladies' Cold. Bord. Handkerchief,
5c each, nice patterns.
Ladies' Unbleached Balbriggan
Hose, silk clocked, only 20c pair.
CORNER HOTEL & FORT STREETS.
ivuiltl rv O eTAVR 13
ALWAWS ON HAND AND TO ORDER
Jumbles, Coffee Cakes, Crackers,
And will be DELIVERED FREE of CHARGE to any
irona 11:30 a. m.
O. rr. BAILEY. Manager.
ranch PLAIN :
and order. s should bo addressed lo
BENSON, SMITH & CO.,
CLIMAX'' BAKING POWDER
Without a IJival in Price & Quality !
One-third the Price of the Royal ! '
Every Housokoeper Should Uae It !
g0T A Saving of 33 Pur Cent in Cost and Quality tho Very. Best. f
SPECIAL RATES TO JOBBERS.
Agent for tho Hawaiian Islands.
Clean Sweep in
and Untrinmied Hats.
Peisian Mulls, new patterns, G yds
for $1.00. '
Extra good quality of- White Bed
spreads, only $1.10 each.
Linen Table Covers, 5Gx55, assorted
Turkoyrcd Table Cover, all linen
extra size, $1.35.
Fino assortment of Ladies' Silk
Handkerchief, new shades, 3 for$1.00,
former price 75c, but wo aro over
stocked and go they must.
Ladies' Small Size but, oxtra good
quality, '3 for 50c.
part of the city.
Slows, Soused Fig's Feet, Etc.
..m.....v.i-j 1VV VIIU ll 1LVD
HENRY DAVIS & CO..
Exclusive Agents for tho Hawaiian Islands,
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