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DO you drtto iiion the foil,
In wlintovor pnth you go,
In whntetn plnce you ulnnd,
Uotlnx nnlft or motlnjc ulnw,
With n Arm nnd honest linnet
BliotiM iipKinriitH IkhIro ) our way,
Work by night, or work hj d(iy,
BtniRK'o manfully nml woll,
Ix-t no olwtnclcn oppmoi
Nona right fOilcMed, over fell
liy tlio wcnpotis of hfo foes.
Mnko) our mark
Whnt thouKli lorn n pwwtnt' mn,
Mnke four mark;
Good by poor men can bo ilouo;
rensnntH' porbs mny warm tha cold,
Peasants' word mny cnlm a fenr!
Better rnr than hoarding (told
ts tlio drying of n trar:
Mako your mark.
Llfo li fleeting oh a fthadet
Mako your mark;
Marks of somo kind must bo mads;
Makes your mark;
Mako It whllo tho arm I strontr.
In tbo polJen hours of youth;
Never, never nrnl.o It wrongi
Make It n Ith tlio htamp of truth ;
Mako ) our mark
THE OLD CHIFFONIER
My Louis XV chiffonier is a very hand
some and graceful picco of furniture. It
is inlaid und polished, with locks of bur
nished copper, nnd always seoms to bo
smiling, as if its red and white mosaics
were merry rosy lips.
It was given to mo by my grandmoth
er, who inherited it from her grnndfa
, ther, and 1 verily boliovo that it onco
stood in a boudoir of tho palnco of Marly.
Never was an innocent little piece of
furniture abused and rated so merciless
ly as my chiffonier was when 1 chanced
to think of it ono day during my sojourn
at the Perseus In Qieeco. You will no
doubt ask why I thrust . my trembling
hand through my hair and cried out,
"Misorablo idiot." without stating
whether tho epithet was applied to my
self or to my chiffonier. Good heavens,
the only wonder was that I left a single
hair on my head! Judge for yourself.
1 had been so fortunate some time
before as to be loved by the most charm
ing of women. 1 shall not attempt to
describe her, not even by tho color of her
hair; it is sufficient to say that for two
years 1 called her "my angel" and
"bright image of my dreams." At tho
end of that period 1 ollowed ono of my
friends to say to mo in speaking of her,
"How could you be such u fool?" She
sent me back my letters, and I neglected
to return hers, but put tho wholo lot
into a drawer of my old chiffonier,
without thinking to turn tho key.
That chiffonier was in my room; my
room was in my mother's chateau; my
mother's chateau was eight hundred
leagues away, in the middle of Pro
vence In setting off unexpectedly on
a diplomatic mission 1 had completely
forgotten to destroy those remains of an
attachment which had been delightful
as long us it lasted.
When i accidentally called out the
memory of those letters from some ob
scure corner of my bram, I started up
In surprise and shame, for I knew that
my thoughtlessness might seriously com
promise a woman who had done noth
ing to deserve such treatment at my
hands. I felt that my conduct had been
unworthy of a gentleman, and in a fine
frenzy I rushed out of tho house, in
quired for the first steamShip bound for
Marseilles, took passage, and listening
to nothing but the voice of my con
science retain. ed to France.
A week later 1 arrived at the maternal
abode, and 1 will spare you a recital pf
the ejaculations, tho "What! Yon'
Georgel Why! So soon?" which greeted
me as soon as 1 appeared. My mother
nearly stifled mo with her embrace, and
was sure that something dreadful had
happened to me, and I had great diffi
culty to reassure her. When she had
grown calm 1 said in as indifferent a
tone us possible:
"Will you have my valise sent to my
room, mother deur?"
"Certainly, my son; you must be tired
out," she answered. Then summoning
a servant, she said, "Take my son's bag
gage to the blue room, Pierre." '
"You mean the greoh room," I added.
'No, the blue room," persisted my
"But the green room is my room."
"It was yours once, George." she said
"And whose is it now?" I asked in sur
prise, and my mother pointed to the
door, saying merrily:
"Hero comes tho present occupant."
'Gabriellel" I cried, going to meet my
cousin, the loveliest and most charming
of girls, with abundant blonde hair, eyes
as blue us heaven, a smile of childish
innocence and teeth like pearls. It wits
she, of all persons, who was occupying
the green room, and who no doubt hod
ransacked the drawers und cupboards.
Unfortunate, thrice unfortunate man
that I -wast
Uiibrialle. t?av. artless nnd confidino-.
though a trifle shy, gave mo her hand,
looking delicious ns sho suid:
"How do you do. Cousin George?"
My faco must have betrayed my con
fusion as 1 took her hand, and looked
isearchingly for some sign of dissimula
tion in her soft eyes. Had she found the
letters; had she read them? To tell the
truth Mrs. had loved me ardently,
and had been so imprudent as to express
her Bentiments in writing, running the
gamut of ohs und aha with plentiful ex
clamation points attached thereto. And
suppose little Gabrielle had read them?
1 blushed at the thought.
But quite calmly she said, "How do
you do, Cousin George?" That was all,
and in my great palm lay a soft, cool
maidenly littlo band.
Ah, but whufabyas is deepor than n
woman's heart? us the psalmist says;
suppose she had read the letters! The
only way to mako sure was to go into
the room and look for them. Gabrielle's
room! Wliut sweet molody in tho words,
yet I felt that I dared not enter that
sanctuary, although I hnd known my
cousin sinco she was a child.
"Come, Goorgo, nnd seo how prettily
I havo arranged your room," she said
Joy, bliss, ecstasy filled mo as she
spoke; I was saved. Innocence had come
to tho rescue of dupravlty!
Lightly and gracefully sho ran up the
staircase; whntupiotty llguro sho hud!
I followed her llko u culprit, fccrihiK id
most afraid U go, but yut I must ut ull
hazards got my letters.
My former room wiw perfect) (Imriii
lug, docked out in blue und white, und
wiUimxxlwof chitu L&ywLr Tho
llttlo bed Wits inoileMly drnpwl Willi
snowy curtains which looked lllio tho
wings of ((tinnllnn ntigels. I looked
round nnxlously for iho old clilftoulort
there it stood an initial.
"Mny 1 have boiho Water, Cousin On
brlello? I mil dying or thirst," I said.
Bholook up tho earnffo, but 1, artful
demon, had already observed that it was
"Wnlt a minute. 1 will get you soino
water." she said, and left the room.
I rushed to tho chiffonier and opened
tho drawer. Horrorl It was empty.
Tho next infant my cousin returned,
gnvo mo a glass of water, then showed
mo her album, and then wo talked mer
rily, just ns wo used to when we wore
Uut where were my letters? Had sho
found them, and hidden thorn away, or
had sho burned thent? My head seemed
to swim as 1 wondered.
As soon ns I could think of n pretext I
left Gtabriollo, nnd in tho hallway 1 mot
my aunt, her mother. She greeted mo
joyfully, then shook her linger at mo in
a mysterious way, nnd with a very know
ing air whispered:
"Come with mo, you nnughty. nit.
boy." I followed her into her own 10011,
where sho opened a drawer, saying me.ui
while: "When wo first arrived hero it for
tunately occurred to mo that before put
ting a young lady into a bachelor's room
it would be well for mo to look about it
a little, t have had somo exporieuco of
young men and their ways."
Hero sho put a packago into my handB.
Heavens und earth, my letters!
I throw my arms around my aunt's
neck, kissed her rapturously nnd con
fessed everything. Oh, how happy I
wasl My dear littlo cousin Gabrielle
how happy I wasl
A week passed. Ono morning when I
got up I found a tiny picco of paper ly
ing on tho floor, as if it had boon slipped
under my door. I picked it up. It was
"What does this mean?" I thought,
and then I unfolded it and read:
"DnAit Cousin Why do you not tell
mamma all about it?"
"All about it!" What does she mean?
"Dear cousin." It is from Gabrielle.
I did not understand it at all, and
wuited anxiously for tho breakfast hour.
When L heard my cousin go down stairs
I darted out and was going to speak to
her, but she blushed, turned her faco
away, and putting a piece of paper into
my hand said hurriedly:
"Tako back your letter and speak to
My letter! I rushed out into tho gar
den and read tho missive. Thunder and
lightning! it was my writing, my style,
"Yon are adorable, therefore I adore
you. Will you listen to mo? Will you
let mo devote my life to you? A word
from you and I throw myself at your
It was indeed my letter it was num
ber one of my effusions to the ex-queen
of my heart. It had slipped out of tho
packago of letters, and Gabrielle, find
ing it in the chiffonier, thought that I
had placed it there for her, and her an
swer was, "Speak to mamma." Tho
result of the accident was I spoke to
"mamma," and I married Gabrielle. 1
adore her and am the happiest husband
in the world.
The christening will take place next
month. Thanks, thanks, old chiffonier!
Translated for Epoch by Isabel Smith
son from the French of Jules Lermina.
A Skeleton Behind tho Pulpit.
The First Baptist church, situated at
the corner of Third avenue and Sixteenth
street, West Troy, was the scene of a
shameful and sacrilegious disturbance
during tho services Sunday evening. Tho
pastor, tho Rev. A. M. Prentice, was in
tho pulpit preaching his Sunday even
ing discourse, when suddenly a noise
was heard in the vicinity of Ids laigo
chair, immediately behind tho pulpit.
Then, with a jump, a Bkoleton appeared,
with dangling arms and legs, directly
over tho chair, having come from below
instead of above, as would be imagined
,of one appearing in a house of worship.
The congregation were dumfounded,
some screaming and others laughing.
The Rev. Mr. Prentice continued his
discourse without further interruption.
Investigation showed tho skeleton to
bo of paper, neatly and correctly ar
ranged, and was evidently the work of
boys. They could enter tho basement by
a side door, and having tho skeleton ar
ranged with a cord fastened to the chair
the latter was thrown down stairs, and
at the same time the skeleton appeared.
Ono of Our Rural l"l lends.
Some amusement was caused in a car
on tho Sixth Avenue elevated road Fri
day by the unsophisticated pomposity
of a young man from somo rural retreat
not known to the interested observers in
the car. The young man was apparently
escorting two country lassies about
town, and ho felt that tho task was one
of great importance to the public as
well as of pleasure to himself. He talked
in a very loud tone of voice and essayed
to explain everything that passed in
T view to his companions. After ho had
succeeded in attracting tho attention of
all of the other passengers to his own
party he unconsciously furnished an in
centive to general merriment by rising
pompously just after the train hud left
Eighteenth street on its down town trip
and drawling in an affected tone: "I
say, conductor, stop at Fourteenth
street, please." New York Times.
At tho Chrysanthemum Show,
Mrs. Bulbous Root I aupposo it's
stealing, hut I'm going to take n leaf out
of that lovely .specimen there if I got
killed for it.
Mouuluur do Iloucliuro I huf not to
pkluir of so lady'fl HtfvuliiUiuxj. Puck.
GUn Ms for
Pacific Harrtwarp 0o.'s Art Rooms,
New Engravings, Photogravures,
A large invoice of which lins been received iliiect from the manufacturers.
GurnGy k Uy Ice Ctats & Mfipraiors,
RUHHER HOSE, SPRINKLERS and
HOSE REELS, STOVES & TINWARE.
A NEW INVOICE Ex
Paints, Oils, Vami
BS) During occupation of temporary quarter's, lines are being Isloseil
out at special lates.
AST New Goods expected by the "Australia."
liTiiiCT street Near Fort.
SPECIAL BARGAINS THIS WEEK IN HOLIDAY GOODS !
Gentlemen's Furnishings, Ladies' & Children's Hosiery,
Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Lnccs, Scarfs, Linen, Tray Cloths,
Splnshers, Sideboard Coveis, Tea Cloths, Hand Satchels, Purses,
Ladies' and Gentlemen's Silk Umbiellas, Parasols, Manicure and
Dressing Cases, Albums
AND A FINE LINE OK
Ladies' & Children'b Jackets, Bugs & Hain Coats, Etc., Etc.
P. S. Will be open evenings until after Christmas.
B. F. EHLERS & CO
Toys, Dolls, Musical
BLACK HOSIERY, C. P, &
J66TOPEN EVENINGS -a
Diamonds, Watches & Jewelry
A FINE SELECTION OF-
Pins, Bracelets, Etc., Etc.
Lais' & Gent's M s Silver teles,
OF FIRST-CLASS QUALITY.
KST All kinds of Jewelry,
ffiTGoods warranted as represented and
MESSRS. HOLLISTER & CO.
HAVE JUST RECEIVED Ex "AUSTRALIA" ANOTHER SUPPLY OF
M. A.S eed Dry Plates !
Best Photographic Plate Tixtant,
HOLLIGTER & CO.,
IOt) Toil Nirt'ut,
the Holidays !
5 Ex "EDWARD MAI
'PACIFIC HARDWARE CO., LI.
Temporary Ofllee in Mclnerny Rloek, Fort street.
Boxes, Dressing Sets,
D, P. CORbETS, Etc., Etc.
B6T OPEN EVENINGS-a
suitable for the lioliduyn, at reasonable
uiaiked in plain figures. "55a1
PROFESSIONALS AND AMATEURS
i Honolulu, II, I,
TOYS & DOLLS
NOT FOR SALE BUT GIVEN AWAY !
104 FORT STREET.
COME AND SEE OUR IMMENSE VARIETY OE FaNCY NOVELTIES SUITABLE FOR
WE HAVE JUST OPENED A FINE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF
Of every description, which wo offer at extraordinary low prices.
Hand Painted Porcelain Placques,
In a variety of shapes and sizes, and illustrated with a variety of subjects, mnoiig, thorn Animals, Flowers,
Landscapes, etc., etc.
Plush. Embroidered Table Scarfs & Table Covers,
IN THE NEWEST DESIGNS.
FANS! FANS! FANS!
Lisse Fans, Lace Fans, Painted Fans, Evening Fans and Fans of ever' description.
Kid Giovos, Hand Satchels, Shawls & Scarf Shawls.
SPECIAL BARGAINS IN
Linen Embroidered & Silk Embroidered Handkerchiefs !
In this department we are showing an
TORCH ON LACE. SCARF TIDIES
INSPECTION SOLICITED, -a
iili T a? ft i
Cash Assets, : :
f&r For full puiuculurs apply to
THEO. II. DAYIES & CO.,
TRUNKS & VALISES,--TAILOR
HATS & CAPS,
BOOTS & SHOES,
STOCKHOLM & COAL TARS,
- PAINTS & OIL, CYLINDER OIL,
ROPES, ANCHORS & CHAINS,
CHARCOAL TIN PLATES,
KoroHune Oil ALOHA."
Groceries, Feed Stuffs, Hardware, Cutlery, Crockery & Glassware,
FERTILIZERS:-Ohlcndorf's Dissolved Peruvian Guano, Ohlemlori's Special Cane Mainuo.
LONDON PURPLE: Effectual destioyer of Potato, Cotton & Canker Wouns, Etc.
SCRUB EXTERMINATOR: Destioys all Noxious Weeds is Scrubs.
BAGS:-Sudiir, llicc-radily. Coal. TWINE, HEMP CANVAS, NAVY OAKUM.
FILTER PRESS CLOTHS & BAGS: EmbraciiiR the latent Improvements in material and texture.
flue line of
Carriages at 1 Minute's Notice.
AJwo Ssuddlo IIoi'HOW.
Carriages, Buggies, Brakes or Carts,
DAY or .VKJ1IT.
Proprietors. Ililo, Hawaii,
jar Ordei 8 received by Telephone -U
G, MULLElt & Co.,
PBAriCAL GUN & LOCKSMITHS
lJethel btreut, "l)umoii' Mock,"
Surgical & Mimical Instrument neatly
icpulii'd ut lenxoiiuhle riitch. Holn
Machined anil rcpuiiliu; of nil klmU n
Hiu'ulalty. All Kindt of tiutcn & Seulus
M'li.ilit'il, lloiui'hold boning Machine
snd New Year's Present
In flillr TTmkwnllnn 0 TlntinTT
s m uiMWds a he)
IN GREA'" VARIETY, AT VERY LOW
immense variety, and the latest designs, and at prices that will astonish
& Cassimere Cloaks & Baby Blankets,
IN GREAT VARIETY, A NEW ASSORTMENT OF
and BED SETS.
(733 tf) 8-
ISSUED BY THE
OIF1 NEW "STORES:
Corrugated Iron, Fence Wire, Pipe Fittings, Etc.,' Etc.
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,,., B.'SrCw. 8 Page folio Newspaper, . ;
BBDWABD & HOWELL, WILL BE ISSUED Vl ' Wt 1
Con t rumor A- IliitWU.r H-. Q ,lfVftM TniV 1 'HI Hl I
Iliick, Mono ami Womlen liulliliiiBM "11 tt 111 101 UQll. JLj-'uJL K
cttlumtcii geii. Johhlni; proinntlv at- M .
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phone No. J, P.O. Ilox.l, aji-ft-ly l Jl JflEf
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next door to J. "Tlni Dallv Diilltitlu," ftu niitx A M iftW lK
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HONOLULU, H. I.
wf Great Attractions I
General Accent for the Hawaiian Islands.
SADDLERY & HARNESS,
LAWN TENNIS & CROQUET SETS,
RUBBER COATS & OIL SUITS,
FLAGS, FLOWER POTS,
SOAP, ETC., ETC., ETC.
WELSH STEAM COAL,
RED BRICK, ETC.
ChafT Cutters & Cnno Knives.
to this trade. r$n
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