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HONOLULU, II. I., FRIDAY EVENING, APKfL 1, 1892.
to n'T oeo mMTu
TEE " DAILY BULLETIH"
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DANIEL LOGAN Editor & Manager
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I M. MONSAURAT,
U Attorney ut Law
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l'ublle. No. -12 Merchant street,
w. Schmidt & sons,
Importers & Uommlsston Mer
chants. Fort street, Honolulu. 1-01
HHAOKFELD & CO ,
and Queen streets, liono-1-01
lulu, 11. 1.
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VJT Importers and Commission
f ONSALVES & CO.,
vX Wholesale Grocers and Wine
Merchants. Beaver liloek, Honolulu,
H. I. 1-01
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Importer and Dealer in General
Merchandise. Queen street, Honolulu,
H. 1. l-'Jl
WILDER & CO.,
Dealers in Lumber, Paints,
Oils, Nails, Salt and Building Materials
of every kind. Corner Fort and Queen
- streets, Honolulu. 1-01
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Importers and Dealers In Lum
ber and all kinds of Building Materials.
Fort street, Honolulu. 1-01
HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
Honolulu, i i H. I.
Steam Engines, Sugar Mills, Boilers,
Coolers; Iron, Brass and Lead Castings;
Machinery of every description made to
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Ship's Blacksiulthiug. Job Work ex
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j so. a. smithies,
Auctioneer & General Business
31 n hull fin a. Itohnlu. Hawaii.
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room. Kfr-Tbo plans can be seen nt my
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The Now and Flue Al Steel Steamship
Of the Oceanic Steamship Company will
be due at Honolulu troin Sydney
and Auckland on or about
April 7, 1092,
And will leave for the above port with
mulls and passengers on or
about that date.
ttsf For freight or passage, having
superior accommodations, apply to
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& CO., I'd,
The New and Fine Al Steel Steamship
Of the Oceanic Steamship Company will
be due at Honolulu from sail
' Francisco on or about
April 7, (892,
And will have prompt dispatch with
mails and passengers for
the abovo ports.
EST" For freight or passage, having
superior accommodations, apply to
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Will leave Honolulu at 2 o'clock p. m
touching at Lahaina, JUniilaeu 13uy
and Makcnu the same day; Muhu-
kona, Kiiwnihueand Laupuhoehoe the
following day, arriving at Hilo at
Tuesday April 5
Friday " 5
Tuesday ' 20
Friday May G
Returning leaves Hilo touching at
Laupahoehoo same day; Kawaihtic,
A. m. ; Mahukona, 12 noon; Makena,
6 p. m.; Maalaea Bay, 8 p. m.; Laha
ina, lOrrM. the following day; arriv
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Saturday..' " 23
Wednesday May 4
Saturday " 14
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ut 5 o'clock p. m., touching at Kuhu
lui, Huelo, liana, Hamoa and Kip.i
liulu. Returning will arrive at Hono
lulu every Sunday morning,
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Company will use duo diligence in
handling live stok, wo decline to ns
stiino any responsibility in enso of the
loss of sanio, and will not bo responsible
for money or jewelry unless placed in
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S. B. ROSE, Secretary.
CAPT. J. A. KING, Port Supt.
tJe-wcloi to Vut;lnuuUi'.
KUKUI JEWELRY a SPECIALTY.
King Street, Honolulu, II. I.
kinds of lepalib.
paid to all
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Okkice: Room 5, Spreokels' BJock. i
Mutual Telephone 203. I
Now Designs I Modern Baildicrjs !
Complete plans and siiecillcatinus for
every description of building, Conn acts ,
drawn and caieful siiperluteudeucu of j
const! uctlon given when icqulied. Cull
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Is open now ami offers an un
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Wc make n. specialty of
Stamping Patterns and arc now
ready to take orders in thai line.
A brand new stock of Silk Kin
broideries, Art Linens, TusseU,
Fringes, Draperies and other
artistic floods are offcied to the
ladies of Honolulu.
IN THE MclNERNY BUILDINO,
From Havana Direct.
C. 0. BERGER.
Uring us in it couple of
pounds of those delic.ous
Braakfast Sausages !
This is v hat folks sing out
when ihey see the ('nnal
SlaiKi't .-ail-age Wngou
going pa.t ilieir K"te. If
yim nil's the wagon tele
phone t I lie Mniket and
you be proiupilv al
tenileil to. lleadrliee-i'.
ltuli'giia Sausages and all
kinds of meat always on
CENTRAL MEAT MARKET,
JAS. H. LOVE, rroprittor.
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k X 111 If I li
Children (from :ly : upward") Cla'-s
In Hail iniil Kiiii'-y Diiiclui; and I1ijsie.il
t uliuii! owiry Salurdii.v, from 2, to 5
'. M. Term-, S-i a month in advance.
Visitors allowed on Satin days.
Adults' Class in Bull Koom Dancin;:
every VYdiind i.v, fioui 7::io to lU'iiu
r. m. Gents, S3; J. utiles, $ t a inuiiih in
.v it!N II X i I-..
INt I'ort treef.
Far Tofcobana & HoneKosg.
The S. S. ZAMBESI,
Quo. Euwauds, Mast.v,
Will sail for the above pons on
APHILi 1 O. 1 8l)tt,
tSy For tonus of Knight or Passage
app y to
.1(17 1 in
Sausages ! Sausages !
ITRK-UI Bologna, Liver Pudding.
V lllood Pmlilllisr, Head CIiccm..
Friinkfiiit Miu-ane, Vi. nua huiitagij anil
Fine Pork Salvage always on hiiidnud
delivered to older by
GKO. I) SOUltAKDEB.
132 Foit street, two Uoora ttbuvo iho
Gei mania Mniket.
R- .Mutual lei. 710. aiWm
Island Shells and Curios
WHOT.KSALK and retail, cheap for
cash, at 101 I'ori sticct. beiweeu
Killers di y jjonils
Ueitz's shoe store.
St ore and I-rank i
Firewood For Sale
WEhavojii't lecolved a snui'l lt of
Aigeiob.i Hiewood uliU'h we
offer for sale iu lots lit Hilt con cash,
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and huveyniir Paper llaugiiigdono
promptly and neatly I.S0 Knit street.
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BBUf El luUi S a
APRIL'S MEURY ENTJaY.
A MONTH USHERED IN THE WORLD
OVER WITH PRACTICAL JOKES.
Prominent Sinn Who llrcnll Willi Olcn
tlio MurmlcH Priintd of Tliclr Youth nt
Thld Seiixonor tlui Ynnp Nril Sot1urii'n
(Copyright, 1931. by American Prom Ansooln
tlon.l O ONE in or out
of books can up-
Sj parentiy recall a
I11JIU WI1CII Illt'Jl'
was no such thing
nsAll Fools' Day.
Cliaiincey M. Dc
pow, David Dud
ley Field, ex
land, Bob Inger
eoll, Collia P.
John D. Rocke
feller, Jay Gould.
W. D. Ilowells, George
William Curtis and nil the other famous
men of today look back to the time
when they shouted, "Ah, you April
fools!" with as much enthusiasm as, ac
cording to their writings, did Dean
Swift, Cen Jonson and the other great
wits of bygone generations, when they
bad reached their years of mnidiood and
But neither tho one nor the other, nei
ther the celebrities of the Nineteenth
century nor tho celebri ties of the centuries
that have gone before, know anything
about the day wliero it came from, how
it originated or why it was ever cele
brated, and. being celebrated, why it was
handed down to us just us much an in
stitution as is Christinas or Easter.
Learned writers Iiavo dissected it in
gravo volumes and gay; they have delved
deep down into iiutituiity, exhausted
reams of paper, burned gallons of mid
night oil, worn away scores of .pens iu
every ago trying to trace tho origin of
that day with its queer customs, but in
vain. Whether it camo from France
into Germany and from Germany into
England, or just tho reverse, not a sin
glo one of tho students who has probed
the subject is nblo to say. Chambers,
Brand, Hook, Grimm, all searched care
fully for u trace of its origin without
meeting with a reward for their labors,
and the learned scholars who flourish
now have been equally unsuccessful, un
til the conclusion is forced that tho
greatest "April fool" of all is tho day it
self a big joko that has been fastened
on the world for hnndredsof years with
out rhyme or icuson.
All sorts of theories by all sorts of
people aro put forward to account for
tho practice, but at tho critical moment
all tho writers hedgo and wind up by
saying that "no positive authority can
be found to warrant this deduction," or
something else to that effect.
Sim "PICKUD up" a watch. .
One author suggests that it probably
originated in Frauco during tho year
1501, when tho New Years day win
changed from April 1 to Jan. 1. This, hu
gues. loft tho former dato without sig
nificance, '-a burlesque, an absurdity,
and it was concluded to celebrate it
thereafter in an absurd fashion." From
France, ho thinks, tho custom might bu
traced to England uuil thenco to Ger
many, but ho is very careful not to undertake-
this task of tracing himsdlf.
Another fauv.mt thinks he can dato the
custom back to Biblical times, and opines
that it had it) origin iu tho aimless wan
derings of Christ when ho was scut to
and fro between Herod, Pilatoand C.iia
phas; but lileo the other ho studiously
avoids details, contenting hiiiuelf with
the general assertion of his belief. Prob
ably the most reasopablo suggestion of
all is that tho btrango observance was in
troduced into Europe from Hindustan,
though here, as elsewhere, tho connect
ing link is vague. But it is certain that
u similar custom prevails to this day
among tho Hindoos. Their Hull,, termi
nates on the lllst of March, and on that
day it is tho practice to send neighbors
of! on nil sorts of fool's errands.
The greater tho hardship and disap
pointment involved the greater is the
general satisfaction of all tho victim's
fi lends and acquaintances. Anything
and everything is permissible as a "joko"
on this occasion, and no redress, by
courso of l.av or ntherwlso, is possible.
Tho gravo Hindostune.su for onco relax
their oriental rigor aud shout, "Ah, you
April fools!" How tho observ;"jco could
liavo found its way in tho early days of
limited intercourse to general favor iu
Europe is not by any means clear, but
for want of u belter explanation this
way of accounting for tho day is most
Iu Franco records aro found of it at
an early date, and it is set forth that a
"young woman of noblo parentage"
tried in tho latter part of the Fifteenth
century to iuo tho occasion as u scape
goat for her sins. It seems that, like
inuny another young lady of "noble
parentage," this particular young pcrton
had an itching palm for other people's
property. Onco upon u iiino her cupid
ity got tho better of her discretion, and
6hu "picked up" u watch in tho moU iqt
proved Nineteenth century lcluptomauiao
btyio. Sue waa urrestel unil uoufuMed.
ploivdlug us au uxouse that it was uieruly
uu April foul's johe.
A uvjeiugr was then Euut to her
Sv-il. -4j.rji-&E-4, tJtamiaJi. XvV
c IF" S'A ; 11
house to find the stolen watch, which
the "noble" young lady insisted had been
lost. After n weary search the messenger
found tho hidden timepiece, and then
tho imdaeiouj prisoner called tho occa
sion oace more to her rescue, statlug
that she had merely intended to inako a
poisson d'Avril of tho messenger. But
tho stern magistrate turned tho tablo3 by
sentencing her to dur-,mco vile, thero to
remain until tho following April 1, as a
poisson d'Avril. This poisson d'Avril,
by the way, is a peculiar foaturo of the
French April Fool's day, tho Gauls, for
some reason that is as obscure as tho
history of tho day itself, dropping Iho
fool and substituting instead poisson,
making it an "April fish" instead of an
Tho French, with true polish, never
observed tho day with harsh practical
jokes, but across tho channel, and partic
ularly in Scotland, the April fool always
had a pretty rough row to hoe. Like
the Hindoos, tho Scotch found their
greatest delight in sending some coulid
ing and not overbright fellow on an aim
less and indefinite journey. Sa enthusi
astic did the Scots becotno in this sport
that for several hundred years a Tegular
couplet lnis been in vogue for tho uso of
April fool jokers, running:
On the lira of April
Semi Iho u'ov.1; another mlla.
Armed with this note, addressed in n
Boiled envelope to a neighbor some miles
away, the poor "gowk" would trudge
tho weary distanco only to bo scut
-' Mm, !'iW
;h " jiL-1 w-l)
"sknd tiii: iiowic anotiihu mili
farther along from place to place, until
fiomo one would take pity on him and
inform him that ho was the victim of a
In England, as in America, tho day is
chiefly sacied to tho uses of the mis
chievous small boy. But otio or two
great April fool sells have become his
torical. Tho most famous of all was the
hoax played on the arittocr.icy by a wag
who issued cards iu April, 1S0O, admit
ting tho noble ladies and gentlemen of
London to "tho Tower to see tho white
lions washed.'' It was an overwhelming
success, as far as calling tho invited
guests out by hundreds went.
Tho elder Sothern played n similar
trick on the swell society peoplo of New
York. He issued cards anonymously to
an amateur operatic performance which
was to be "very select." Tho Academy
of Music, according to tho invitations,
had been secured for the occasion. Tho
elect turned out in swarms. Arrived at
the academy they found a sign announc
ing that becaiD-o of u disagreement with
the owners of the theater tho perform
ance had been transferred to Wnllaok'n.
Ile-entering its equipages society was
driven to Wallack's. Thoro the same
kind of a noticostared them iu tho face,
and they were requested to go to the
Union Square. From tho Union Square
they were sent uptown again to the
Standard, where finally they found a
sign pointing out the fact that it was
All Fools' Day. Then thero was soma
strong languago on the part of tho male
members of society and exclamations
of graded fervor irom tho ladies. It
Irauspiied bomehow that Sothern was
the author of the joko, and ho was over
afterward rigidly boycotted by hi3 vic
tims. Chauucey 31. Depow was an invoterato
practical joker in his youth, though ho
always was careful that his jokes should
bo harmless. April Fools' Day was n per
fect feast for him, and tho "oldest inhab
itants" of "Onr Chauncey's" birthplaco
at Peekskill tell all sorts of hair raising
yarns about the famous orator's annual
pranks on that occasion, Moro door
bolls were "ham strung," clothes lines
tied in knots and strange noises created
in strange places iu neighborhoods where
Chauucey happened to bo than have
been known or heard of sinco.
Mr. Depow, when questioned as to tho
accuracy of theso reports, admitted with
a knowing smile that thero might bo
"soinuthing iu them," but added that ho
never iudulged in the practice now.
IJTT1.E CIIAUNCKV AT 1113 l'HANKS.
David Dudloy Field, the venerable
dean of the American bar, is another one
of tho famous iiieu who was fond ot a
joko on All Fools' Day when ho was a lad.
"Wo plswd all sorts of pranks on one
another," iir. Field said recently, "but
never mvo .iplished anything iu the
April fool Jumlhat is calculated tost.rnd
out iu history. As wo grow older wy
had to drop all that sort of tiling and
attend to business, for Now Euglaud
parents were rather strict disciplinarians
in those duyii."
"Hob" iunerholl, too, recalled lively
April fool l iios when ho was a boy, as
did tho oilier well known men who wero
seen, llui ..una of them had over gono
into the thing with the cold blooded cal
culation t.iat characterised Sothsm's
great "aiuataur opara" joke.
jj J L fjtf
hits. imm Go's
TJ.ttK TAHf V.:
Arilvu llonolul.i Leave I'onolulu
from d. F. foi -s. F.
April 10 April 2G
May 17 May 2-1
Juno LI June 21
July 12 July 10
Aug 0 Aug 10
Sept IS S pt IS
Oct'l Oct 11
Nov 1 Nuv S
Arrive from San Sail for an Frau-
Moiinwiii April 7 Alameda
Alniiicilu May o MiinpiiMi
MuiipiiMi Juno 2 ... .MuiKiuui
MiitinW.ii June HO Alameda
Al.iuuda July 2S Manpia
.ManpOMi Aug 25 Mnmiwai
.Uonu.vni Sept 22 Alninedn
Alameda Oct 20 Muiipon
MuiipiiMi .... NoVl7 Miiuowiii
Pacific Mall stsamsbiD Go.
Occidental & GriGutai S, S, Go,
For Yokohama & Hongkong.
Steamers of the abovo Companies will
call at Honolulu on their way to the
above pons on or about the lollowliig
Stmr. "China" May 4, 1892
Srmr. '-Gaelic" July 2, 18b2
For San Francisco.
Steamers of the above Companies will
call at Honolulu on their uay fiom
Hongkong and Yokolrunii to the above
port on or about the following dates:
"Cliini" Juno 21, 1892
"Q30lic" Aug. 17, 1892
CSJT Round Trip Tickets to Yokohama
and return, $.150.
S&T For freight and passage, apply to
H. HACKFELD & CO.,
The undersigned having been appointee
solu agents for tlio Hawaiian
For the Celebrated
From the works of
BURHAM, WI LLI AMS & CO.,
Arc now prepared to give estimates and
receive in durs lor thcae engines, of
size and style.
The llAI.DWIN I.OCOJIOTIVK WOUKS
aro now maiiutactiiiiii a style of Loco
motive paitluul.il ly adapted
For Plantation Purposes,
A number of which have recently been
iccelved ai these Islands, and we will
have pleasuie in fiirulsliiuj; plantation
agents mil managers wltli particular.
The superiority of theso Locomotive
over all other makes Is not only known
heio but Is acknowledged throughout
the United States.
Wm. G. IRWIN & Co., JLd,
Solo Agents for Hawaiian Islands
J.U-.IMT.II,MI.,1I11 W ll.IMl.l,MII., IIDS.
WINTER & WINTER,
Oilleo Hotel st opp. Y. M. C. A., iid
jolnlng the Honolulu Library.
llranch Olllco, i : : -J0U Kearny t., H. F.
LL D"iilal o1eratlons slllfully per
V funned nt S.m I'laiici.-co pilees;
which aruHupeiceiiti'hcapci than luno
liilu pi Ice-; mid If not as good iu tho
be.-t Dentistry In Honolulu no chaigo
will bo made. You need not go to H.ui
Franel.-co toryour UentUti v. Uurgicat
icdiicilou iu prices I he cuieus have do
uuiiihil, ami no will eiipply iliudeuiaiid.
hi: ii.ivi: cojii; iu itr.u.vi
1AT Cull and get pi ices aud save your
money. We tetiirii our tliuuks to the
citizens of Hawaii, Maui ami Kauai lor
Ilieir lilieiiil pationiigoiiud solicit :i uoii
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COMPOUNDS and ROOFING,
Felt Steam Pipe Cohering, all sizes.
BOCK & OULANDT'D
Grade Ctiemlcal Cane Mantua.
Fairbank Canning Co.'s CornocJ
Beer, 1 and 2 lb. tins.
SALMON IN BARRELS.
Hartford Fire Insurance Co.,
London & Lincsshiro Fire Ins. Co.
Thames & Mersey Marino Ins. Co.,
Assets. $6, 1 24,057.
New York Life Insurance Co.,
General Agent for Hawaiian Islands.
. G. MM & CO.,
Win. G. Irwin. .
W. M. Uiltuid...
ineo. U. 1'orter.
..l'resldent X Mnnager
i secretary it Treasiu er
AGENTS OK TUB
Or nun I'ruiii'Ui'u, Cur.
CASTLE & COOKE,
Lilo, Fire & Marino
Insurance Agents !
M England Mntnal. Life Ins. Co., ,
Etna Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford,
OK 8At K11AKC18CO, CALIKOIINIA.
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J. O. Carter l'resldent A Mnnager
O. II. Itobertson Tieasurcr
K. F. llUliop. .Secretary
V. F, .vllcu .' Audltoi
lion. C. It. UUIiop, S. C. Allen,
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showing a lint) lino of Bam
boo and othm stylo Parlor
KiiHnls, Walt lintckets anil
Window Cornices at prices
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