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EVENING BULLETIN, JANUARY 15, 189G.
MRS. NETTIE COKE, NOTARY OF
The ITntKliomett Woman In London.
Daughter of the Confederacy Id
Dad'ey Humble Start A Hello of Dr
barlim The VT of Women Mntlclan.
Of nil tho oonsorTativo towns In con
servative California Fresno takes tho
load, if tfaero is n leading placo in con
servatism. Tho warm llttlo city is do
cidedly opposed to innovation, oxcoptj
railroad innovation, which is received,
with open arms. Consequently Fresno
turned hot and thon cold, although not
very cold, when Governor Uudtl recent
ly appointed a woman t6 bo notary pnb
lio in tho placo. When alio sot np her
doak, tho wholo town suddenly discov
ered that it noodod an nflldavit of somo
sort, and nil tho city enmo round to boo.
Tho now notary reaped a sheaf of shin
ing silver, grnvoly affixed soals and ad
ministered onths and profltod by tho
Tho new notary is Mrs. Nottio Coke,
who has tho distinction of being tho only
fominino holder of snch au ofllco in tho
southern portion of tho state. Sho has
been a thorn in tho sido of tho Fresno-
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MIIS. NETTIE COKE.
ites, who prated of puddings and pie
plates as tho prerogative of womankind,
for somo time. Sho has nlways been
possessed of what Mary Wilkins calls
"faculty, " and has helped nil hor lifo
at offering inducements to tho wolf to
sit at somo ono olso's doorstop.
Sho was bom in westom Illinois,
whuro they grow pcoplo of indomitable
pluck, and her father was ti frugal
farmer with a largo family, whichwas,
as Bill Hyo would say, "composed prin
cipally of boys and girls." Tho children
wcro nil healthy, with tho normal nppo
tito of childhood, and thoso who ob
sorvod found out what it mount to
havo your liabilities and your nssots n
This ono particular daughter was an
exceedingly studious child to whom
books wcro a dolight and tho chimnoy
corner, with a magazine, n haven of
rofngo, Sho ranked high in tho district
school and had collcgo aspiratious after
tho fashion' of girls in tho middlo west.
But tho much coveted prize of a classic
al education always dangled just bo
youd hor roach. There was not educa
tion onough to go round, and in tho
equal division botwooninany applicants
tho shares woro not lingo. To,rovenge
herself upon fato the girl, who pre
forrod oven a fresh wator collcgo to nono
at all, has boon a stndent all her lifo,
setting apart a certain hour, no matter
bow busy tho days, for hard study,
After awhilo thero was n wedding on
tbo Illinois farm, and IS years ago Air.
and Mrs, Coke, with thoir child, camo
to California. They went to Woodland,
whoro they lived on a little ranch for
soveral years. In order to assist hor hns
baud Mrs. Coko b'ocarao n bookkeopor in
a dry goods store. Presently sho wont
to Frosno to accept a bettor position in
tho saino lino which had been offered
her, and whilo thero was left a widow.
With her own support and tho support
and education. of hor daughtor to pro
vido for Mrs. Coko looked rather sori
ously into tho future Tho problom was
no longer how to cko out tho living the
small ranclt supplied, but how to feed
two months and fill ono small head
with loaruing with two hands that were
very quick and capablo, but not over
skilled. Whilo clerking in a storo Mrs.
Coko began to study shorthand and
typewriting without a teqehcr. It was
not such tin easy task. After waiting on
tho pcoplo nil day sho brought n rather
tirod hoad to hor coif appointod task
each night, and without a teacher to
guido and inspiro.it noodod, all tho Illi
nois courago and tho eohooling of lifo
on a small farm to koop hor from be
coming disoonrogod in hor attempt to
master tho mysteries of hooks, crooks,
dots and anglos. But somo pcoplo thrivo
it on obstacles, and Mrs. Coko is of that
speoics, rapidly becoming extinot
After acquiring a degroo of proficiency
sho entered tho law ofllco'of Frank H.
Short, where sho now 1b, and daintily
picked her way through tho legal jnr
(gon, at first stumbling over "incor
poreal hereditaments," "oortiorarl"
and other sweethearts of tho common
law. But sho stuck to it, and is now
ranked among the most profloient law
stenographers in California. Son Fran
XjUrar mntUtry, '
A literary dentist has been argning
in a contemporary that if you want to
know a man yon should treat him ns,
you treat n borso eu.4 look at his teeth,
lie has found amour? hii patients vain I
teeth, oourngeoui teeth, rocklew teeth,1
truthful teeth and doubtless false teeth.
Phrenolomr. It seems, is to bo bud.
planted, and tho future delineator of
eharaotor will not bo tho tramnlgt,jra)
Chocolate Emulsion is for sale by tho
HOLLISTER DRUG CO,
13G-U Agents for tbo Hawaiian Islands.
R. I. MOORE,
Omen nouns 0 a. m. to 3 r. m.
No. 90 Hotel St., Honolulu, H, I.
Dr. C. B. Cooper
Has removed Ills ofllccsnnd rcst
denco to Bruce Cartwrlslit-s pro
misee, corner of Alnkca anil Bc
Book and Job Printer
Morolmnt Stroot, Honolulu, H. I.
Over Hawaiian News Company's
Book Storo. my 13.
For a Hack,
For a Carriage.
FRANK J. KRUGER
For the Holidays
Repairs of all kinds.
Fort and Merchant
HO YEN KEE & CO.,
and dealers In
CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, ETC., ETC.
Water Pipes, laid and repaired,
and plumbing neatly executed.
143- No 41, Nuuanu street.
M. S. LEVY.
Wm. G. Irwin & Co.
Wm. O. Irwin, - Frcaidont and Manager
Olaus Spreokels, - - - Vico-Presldent
W. M. Qiffard, - Seorotar Treasurer
Thco. 0. Porter, ... Auditor
AGENTS OF THE
00EANI0 STEAMSHIP COMPANY
OF SAN PllANOISCO. OAL.
GONSALVES & CO,
WHOLESALE GIIOOERS AND
' WINE MERCHANTS.
225 Quoon Btroot, Honolulu, II. I,
Steel and Iron Ranges,
YEE ON CO., .
317 Nuuanu St. P. O, Box 143.
Watchmakers and Manufactur
Repairing oi Watches and Jewelry, ALI
Importers of Watches and Clocks oi Finest
I. MORI, M. D.,
Office, Fort Street, near Borotania.
Residence-, Arlington Hotel.
Hours: 7 to 8:30 t m; 4 to 8:30 p m; Sat
urday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p m. Tel. 630.
AN "ED. WESTMATEn" BERLIN UP
rleut Piano In excellent condition will be
sold rhan. Address. X.
138-tf Bulletin Office.
H. HACKFELD & CO.
Havo just rocoivotl a now Supply of tho
Celebrated "Danish Beer"
Of tho following Brands :
AIbo, Just to hand largo consignment of
Genuine Bavarian Hops!
Xmas Groceries , . .
ATMORE'S MINOE MEAT, ORANBER
RIES, BLOCK BUTTER, HAMS, OAR-
OLINA SWEET POTATOES, YELLOW
TURNIPS, APPLES, DATES, NUTS
Fresh Cakes $ Crackers, Etc.
FOR SALE BY
II. UACKFELD & CO.
QeNEBATj CoMMIbSION AGENTS.
Cor. Fort and Queen Streets, Honolulu.
- LEWERS & COOKE.
tuPOHTEHIt AND EAfcItItS IK LVUBSB
AND ALL KI 33 OF BuiLDINO
Fort Btreet,, - - Ilonolnln.
H. WY $ CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Groceries.
98 Fort Street, Honolulu
Telephoner 2ii P.O. Box 470
318 Fort St. - Telepbono 91.
Jas. F. Morgan.
AUCTIONEER AND STOCK BKOKER
No. 45 Queen Street.
Expert Apprnisemont of Real
Estuto und Furniture,
Cook's Music School.
PIANO, HARMONY AND
Thirty years experience enables Professor
Cook to economize tho time of the pupil.
Ring Up Telephone 705.
Corner Boretanin and
HUSTACE & CO.
WOOD AND COAL
Also White and Black Sand
at tho very lowest market
rates. Telphono No. 414.
THE WONDERFUL FOOD PRESERVATIVE.
fHAS NO TASTE. NO SMELL.
HARMLESS. IT IS EFFICACIOUS AND
Only costs Twenty-five Cents a
-i l'or Sale Only
HAT VE DO
E DO WELL
IN EVERY VARIETY
LEWIS & GO.
211 Fort St.,
J. S. WALKER.
QejJel qEflj fo TrE HAHft lai-MiDa
ROYAL INSURANCE COMPANY, LIVERPOOL,
ALLIANCE ASSURANCE COMPANY OP LONDON,
ALLANOE MARINE & GEN. ASSURANCE CO. OF LONDON
SUN INSURANCE COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO.
WILHELMA OP MAGDEBURG GENERAL INSURANCE COJ
NORTHWESTERN M. LIFE INS. CO., MILWAUKEE,
SUN LIFE INS. CO. OF CANADA,
LIFE, FIRE and MARINE RISKS,
TAKEN at REASONABLE RATES.
Rooms 12 SPREOKELS BLOCK Honolulu, H. u
r-: AT TOE:-,
Citu Furniture Store,
Pn trior nf Vrtrt ami 7lnatnnln ..-
(Corner oi Fort and
Just received Ex.
Bk. Albort a. neBortment of
H. E. McINTYRE & BRO.,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Groceries, Provisions and Feed.
New Goods Receded by Every Pookot from the Eastern States and Enrope.
FRESH CALIFORNIA PRODUCE BY EVERY S
AU Orders faithfully attended to und Goods Delivered to any
Part of tho City FREE,
Island Oudkus Bouoited, Satisfaction
EAST CORNER jfORT AND KING STREETS.
AND IS PERFECTLY
Fish, Game and Poultry.-
523 Port Sti-cett
H.H. WILLIAMS, (Manager)
Undertaker and Emhaimor
P. 0. 110X 145 &
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