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to 778,250, or. more than twice the
cost of the two cables laid from
Singapore to Port Darwin. The
Eastern Extension Telegraph Com
pany, which now connects the dif
ferent Australian colonies with Asia,
has a watered capital upon which it
pajs seven percent dividends, its
stock selling at 1(30, and its four
percent debenture stock at 110, Tbo
Great Northorn . Telegraph Com
I pauy, operating in tho same terri
I tory. pays ovor eight porceut divi
dends, aud its stock is selling at 200.
i This demonstrates that there al
i ready exists a large and profitable
business In this territory.
The laying of a Pacific cable on a
sound business basis should result in
, securing the same success on the
Pacific Ocean that has been attained
by the Eastern aud Great Northern
Companies, aud also by such Atlan
tic companies as are managed and
, financed on sound commercial prin
ciples. A heavy tratliu already ex
. ists, and tho completion of the cable
, between Australia aud Dritish Co
lumbia would immediately divert to
j this missing liuk an immense busi
ness, which is capable of the great
est possible expansion. Vancouver
is now in close telegraph communi
I cation with tho leading laud lines
I aud existing cable systems through
out the world, the establishing of
which has taken millions of money
anil years of experience to perfect,
aud this makes the Pacific cable a
H. Hackfeld & Co.,
Ofl'or to tho trade on the most liberal terms their largo
ami varied stock of Dry and Fancy Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Hats, Shawls, Clothing, Saddler', etc., etc.,
Furniture and Hardware, Bags, Bagging, Building.
Material, Crockery and Glassware, Groceries, Wines,
Liquors, etc., etc.
for Golden Gate Flour,
Flour, Merchant Flour
Sporry's Flour, Diamond
Manufacturers' Shoe Co.
J. T. Waterhouse, Queen St. Store.
Haviland China, plain and decorated, Glassware,
cut and engraved, Flower Globes, Baskots, Vases,
and u great variety of other useful and ornamental
articles. Expected to arrivo shortly from Eng
land, four new patterns of finest Limoges China,
consisting of Dinner Ware, Tea Sots, Fish Sots, Bon
Bon Plates, Olive Trays, Sidad k Ice Cream Sots,
etc. Beautiful lino of Semi - Porcelain Ware,
plain aud decorated. By Australia: Small lot of
Crown Milauo Ware, somothing new for Honolulu.
This department is under tho management of Mr.
Dimond, who will always bo found ready to show
goods and quote prices.
Groceries and Bottled Goods.
This department is filled to tho coiling with fresh, now goods,
such as Hams aud Bacon (Cedar Rapids), Teas, Coffees, Sugar,
Spices, Soaps, Pearl Oil, etc. Bottled Goods in great variety, Eng
lish Pio Fruits, Leo k Porrin's gouuino Worcester Sauco, Olives,
Catsups, sour and sweet Pickles, etc., otc. CANNED GOODS
for Soups, Tablo Fruits, Tomatoes, Corn, Peas, Asparagus, Chicken,
Turkey, Curried Oysters, Ox Tongue, Lunch Tonguo. This de
partment is under the supervision of that genial aud well known
salesman, S. J. Salter.
This heading covers a multitude of articles, and means overything
from a knitting needlo to a plow, but wo have thorn all in stock, you
don't havo to wait a month for tho goods to como from tho Coast.
If you don't believe it, call and seo for yourself. Mr. Henry or J.
T. Watcrhouso, Jr., will always bo found at tho Queen St. Store,
and will give you tho attention your patronage deserves.
No 10 Store,
on Fort Street is keopt open solely for tho accom
modation of qui customers who do not wish to come
as far down town as Queen St. A great variety of
goods "ih constantly kept in stock, such as dressed
aud undressed Kid Gloves, Gauntlets, Mitts, otc.
Figured Silks and Satins, India aud Surah Silks, all
shades, Ileal Laco, Hdkfs., Lace Curtains, White
& Ecru, Down Pillows, all sizes, Leather Goods of
Now Designs, and Toys from a Jumping Jack to a
Velocipede. No. 10 Store is under tho manage
ment of Messrs. .Ionian and Murphy, who under
stand their business thoroughly.
J. T. Waterhouse, No. 10 Store
much simpler aud safer
than it would be, were t
svstem of feeders vet to bo created
) Through government subsidies,
, exclusive rights, auu oilier auvau
tagos, Sir John controls, through his
eastern compauies.tliooxistiug routes
I to tho far east, aud it is to the Pa
1 cific cablo that the various countries
1 Interested must look for relief.
1 Sir John aud his associates fully
realize that when once attention is
directed to the Pacific Ocean as a
Geld for cablo enterprise, the Van
4 couver and Australian cablo will be
but the commencement of extensions
that will connect Vancouver with
South Africa, aud even India is
among the possibilities. Japan is
1 today dependent noon Ohiua and
ltussfa for her telegraph outlet.
Four million dollars, the cost of a
first-class ironclad, would give her a
cable of her own between Japan and
Vancouver, aud five hundred thous
! and dollars tnoro would continue the
cable to Vladivostok, Russia, giving
' Vancouver a connection with the
KiiRiiau laud system in Asia aud
I Within a few years Montreal will
' bo one of tho loading telegraph con
! lers of tho world. It will. In fact, bo
the telegraph 'hub' of the universe.
Montreal, Nov. 21, 181)1.
HEARD ON THE CORNER.
Two SuspocU Discuss tho Singular
Smith Tho Government has got
Wery sharp looking for royalist
arum and ammunition.
Stiickt Yes, and it couldn't do
without a Tiuker since Kiimielulh
has retired from tho cares of state.
I Smith They say tho Marshal is
I tired of looking out on the bare pad
uoek iu front 01 tin fetation, auu
wants to start a garden there by
planting something, if it's only a
bush and a Weed, iu tho lot.
Sthukt -And Parker is going to
Kluuimo reward for diggiug them
SiiiTit llo'll get a Crick iu the
back if ho doesn't let up on such
Sekkkt They say Nawahi has
takeu tho Irishman a choice iu au
Smith What's IhatT
Stmkkt To baug on a Uur.li and
wail till it grows.
Smith Nal w'y. he'd live longer
if ho selected .a Wood.
Sthect We'd tatter look out or
we'll bo arrested for conspiracy if
we staud hero talking. There's the
senior captaiu coming and he'll
Waipa'B iuto tue cooler.
fn the ears, sometimes a roaring,
buzzing sound, aro caused by cat
arrh, that exceedingly disagreeable
and very common disease. Loss of
smell or hearing also result from
catarrh. Hood's Ssrsaparilla, the
great blood puriu'or, is a peculiarly
successful remedy for this disease,
which it cures ly purifying the
Hood's Pills are tho best after
dinuer pills, assist digestion, pre
Preparing for Christmas.
Mrs. Boardman's "Ka Maile" stock
is nearly all sold aud anticipating a
hea7y demand for Christmas goods
she ordered a fine lino of Faucy
Articles, etc., they will arrive on
the next Australia. Her large
aud commodious lauai will be fitted
up as a bhow room. All her old
customers and the Houolulu people
iu general aro invited to iuspect this
maguiliceut stock of Christmas
I What Wan tho Matter r
When bIio had got out of the chan
nel yesterday ovouiug. tho steamer
! Lehua bound for Muloiuit was uotiu
! ed to wear ship under sail alone.
She turned round to a point near
1 tho bell buoy, then after a pause
headed out to mui under steam.
1 What the cause of the evolution was
1 will remain a nivMery until the Lo-
i uiia'ii return. "Man overboard" is
i one of tho water front theories.
Al Williams' Studio are to bo seen
i Portraits on Watuh Dials, which he
is making a specialty of, Lantern
' Slides for lecture by the set or
11, G. iiiurt, who was for ton years
the prnntical Jeweler for Weiiuor
Co,, has opened a new place at III
King street, corner Alaken street.
Watchmaking, Hoinenlr spoons, and
jewelry of every description madooii
I short uotlco,
Fort and Queen Streets.
Henry May & Co.
Wo make a specialty of the following brands of TEA:
Ceylon, Flowery Orange, Pekoe, iu 5 lb. boxes.
Attain Primrose, in 2ft lb. boxes.
English Breakfast Congo, 5 lb. boxes.
Shilling's Blossom, I lb. canisters.
Comet Oolong, 15 and HO lb. boxes.
Silver Stuto Oolong, 18 and ,'JG lb. boxes.
Formosa Oolong, ft lb. boxes.
Japan, uucolorcd, 5 lb. boxes.
China, different grades in Chests.
SHORTLY EXPECTED : CHOICE KOIUTA TEAS.
Fine Old Selected, in bags of 100 lbs.-
Fine Selected, one year old, bags of 100 lbs.
K&. Cofl'eo roasted and ground daily.
begs to inform his
patrons and tho
that he has moved the entire stock of shoes out of tho corner
store, aud has placed an entire now stock of the following "roods
on tho shelves: A new line throughout of the celebrated Stetson
Hats, all sizes and of tho very latest block; Wilson Bros.'
Neckwear; .Faeger's sanitary Underwear, etc., iu fact a com
plete lino of Gouts' Furnishings of tho best quality and tho
latest styles. Steamer Trunks, Valises, Hand Bags, etc.
f hum e" suits. Fort and Merchant Sts.
I TRADE 1
The undersigned has just received
direct from the manufacturers in Ire
land a fine assortment of new goods,
consisting of Ladies' Embroidered Hand
kerchiefs, Tea Cloths, Sideboard Cloths,
Linen Damask Sets of the Celebrated
Shamrock Linens, Etc., Etc., all of which
are suitable for Christmas Presents.
W. C. Sproull.
Desiring to reduce our large stock
wo odor for one month, beginning December 1st, our entire stock, at the
following prices :
Men's Seamless Socks, 10 k I if. per pair.
" Heavy Undershirts, 2ftc. or ft for 1.
Gaiter Shoes, fine finish, l.ftO per pair.
Silk Handkerchiefs, all sizes, 1ft to ftOe.
Good Huck Towels, !l for 2fto.
Men's Blue Serge Suits, reduced from $7.ft0
Men's Black Diagonal Suits, reduced from
11.00 to $8.00.
Ladies' Kid Slippers, 7ftc Worth Sl.'Jft.
Ladies' Button Shoes, in great variety, from
8 1. SO up.
Urown Cotton, 21 yards 1.00.
Brown Cotton, heavy, JIG inches wide, 13
Bleached 10-4 Sheeting, 2ftc. per yard.
Blue Deniine, 7 yards 1.00.
White Cotton, soft finish, tffi inches wide, 13
Farwell White Cotton, 'M inches wido, 9c.
Ladies' Fast Black Stainless Hose, 20c. pel
pair, 2.00 per do.en pairs.
Men's Fast Black Stainless Socks, 20c. per
pair, 2.00 per dozen pairs.
Men's White Uulauiulered Shirts, Linen
Como early and avoid the rush, and remember: these prices hold good for one month only,
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