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EVENING BULLETIN, OCTOBER 8, 1896.
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Postal Savings Bank No-tico.
Nollrc l hereby ("lveu that from anil after
.Hmiary ), 1337, tlic rate of Interest allowed
on I'oMil Saving Dank nccoimts will be
four anil cue half (4) per cent per annum.
JOS. M. OAT,
425-:tt. roatinaoter General.
Tj. K. McORHW U hcroby empowered to
R(linluinter oitlm for Gustonm purposes.
F. 11. McSTOCKER,
Deputy Collector-General of CuhIouir.
Sl Euet)iij$ Bulletin,
DANIEL LOGAN, Editor.
THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 189G.
THE STAR ON STREETS.
Aftor having told n wondering
world that Honolulu had about
the next to tho best streets of any
city on tho globe, and attributing
that oxcellout local condition
mainly to its own exclusively
scriouH discussion of the subject
of streets, tho Star switches out of
tlio orbit of ilattery and with ill
concealed bitterness asserts iu
effect tlmt tho street-makers of tho
present regimo do not know their
business. Tliis is "serious" dis
cussion with a vengeance and it will
bo an arohipolago's wonder if the
Minister of the Interior docs not
rosont tho impertiuenco by plac
ing the btar on lus blacklist tor
boycotting. That membor of tho
Executive, the Star is apt
t find out, not only does not in
rito criticism of anything done
iu his department, but will not
brook tho faintest roilection of
public opinion adverse to tho
work of any bureau under his
feuprirvieion. It would bo pre
mature, however, simply on ac
count of tho break montioucd, to
welcome tho Star into tho ranks
of independent journalism whore
it might resist executive tyranny
ovi-r publio opiuion'. More likely
that paper may be expected to
'take it all back" rather than have
the boycott confirmed against it,
which is tho only response tho
lntorior Department has in storo
for any complaint or criticism
from the public through the press.
In its discovery that "there seems
to bo quite a radical fault in both
the theory and practico for street
surfacing in Honolulu," tho Star
is followiug tho initiative of tho
Bulletin a great distance in tho
rear. For fourteen years, undor
different ownerships and con
duotorships, tho Bulletin has
hammorod upon tho same "radi
cal fault." If tho Star should
surprise itsolf and its owners by
porsevoring in tho campaign so
bravoly opened, it might do worse
than reprint some of tho practical
discussions of tho mat tor which
have appeared somo within a few
weeks past and somo in years be
fore tho Star twinkled in tho
columns of tho Bulletin. There
aro many miles of stroot in Hono
lulu as woll mado as could bo
according to tho system in
Togue, nud those not subject
to- conditions making them pe
culiarly liable to damago from
Htorm floods aro maintained
with credit. Yet ovory year wit
nesses a tromondous destruction
of costly stroot work by storms,
whioh could be avoided by scien
tific road engineering. Iu grad
ing, draining and surfacing, suoh
iu each aud all as would obviato
devastation by storm waters, there
is room indeed for radical im
provement. War brpught about by tho
marvoloiiB oloquonco of a retired
statesman, tho "grand old man"
Gladstono, who when holding tho
reins of power was denounced for j
liis "poaco at any price" policy,
would indeed be an incongruous
end of century spectacle Thcro
does not Boem to bo any ground
for suspicion, however, that Glad
stone, in tlio sero find yellow loaf
of aco, is not animated iu bis ox-
' prossions by humane regard for
tlio outrageously down-trodden
1 Armoninns. It cannot bo sup
posed tlmt, crownod with all tho
honors tlmt ho ovor would accept,
the aged stalenuan should do auy-
thing, without cause- deeply em
, bedded in his conscience to pro
! duco an embarrassing situation
for his oldtimo political opponents
now charged with tho destinies of
; tlio Empiro.
Attornoy-Couoral Smith is quot
ed on tho Coast against tho silver
cause. This is quite- flattering to
Hawaii, but our Minister of Jus
tice shouldn't 'a' dono it should
not have given tho opportunity
for quoting him. There is a
chance, if a slim one, for a silver
administration at Washington on
March -1 next, and then it might
bo remembered to Hawaii's disad
vantage that a member of her
Govornmont hud worked against
Great Britain seoms to have de
rived oven less satisfaction from
the visit of the Czar of Russia
than from that of the Viceroy of
China. Tho northern autocrat
loaves only a blur of impenetrable
stolidity in tho British recollec
tion, whilo tho Oriental chancellor
loft a savor of polito gratitude for
honors shown him, boaidos a pic
turesque trail of interrogation
points to recall his interest in Oc
Ono of tho corps of correspond
ents of tho United States press,
quoted in this issue, tells of an
effort to poison tho minds of peo
ple, especially tho Portuguese, re
garding tho Government's atti
tude toward annexation. Tho
faculty of nows-gnthoring that en
ables its possessor to discover an
"effort" or onythiug.olso, which is
inaudible, invisible and impal
pable to tho community at large,
ought to command big ponny-a-lino
Texas furnishes the supremo
presiding officer of tho Odd Fol
lows, and Grand Sire Fred. Carl
ton must bo a worthy mau in the
ordor, seeing that ho was elected
by unanimous voto. Hawaii does
not appear to have been repre
sented at the sovereign grand
lodge. Representation of tho isl
ands in tho supremo councils of
benevolent and fraternal organi
zations is of great value in spread
ing correct information about tho
If the now Government of
Canada got reciprocity with tho
United States, it will bo a very
good thing for both countries.
Tho greatest interest of all in
each country is tho agricultural,
and in both that interest suffers
from tho ChinoBo wall of tariff on
Gold is flowing into tho United
States across tho two mightiest
oceans on tho globe. When tho
steamor Mouowai touches hero
next weok thoie will bo more gold
under tho shadow of tho Ha
waiian flag, probably, than was
ovor tho case at auy time before
"Will the Govornmont nover see
tho desirability of having proper
street crossings and keeping them
clean ? Privato owners aro com
pelled to maintain decent sido
walks,but tho Government fails to
establish connections between
Complaint is mado to the Bul
letin of bioycle riding on side
walks, a proptico followed in
eomo casos oven whoro tho road
way is good for wheal ing. It is
not safo and ought to bo stopped.
MEAT CHOPPERS, BIRD
CAGES AND RAIN
Before Whitelaw Reid be
came Minister to France he
devoted a good deal of his
time to the conduct of his pa
per, the Tribune. The copy
editors who put up the head
lines of stories of the day fell
into the habit ol making most
of them interrogative, as, for
instance, "Was it murder or
suicide?" or "Did she kill him
for love?" or "Will the Presi
dent sign it?" etc.
The whole paper was speck-1
lerl with intprrnrrntivp nninrs.
The thing had been going for
weeks, till one day a postal ar
rived, addressed to Ar. Reid,
and marked personal. It read
"I'm getting awful tired of
your questions. Why don't
you find out something? A
great newspaper is supposed to
know eveiything, and ought
not to annoy its readers with
needless inquiries. This morn
ing you asked: "Will Mr.
Piatt consent?" How the h-I
do I know?
That night an order came
that the Tribune must ask few
In spite of Whitelaw Reid's
experience we are tempted to
ask the people of Hawaii a few
leading questions, just an even
half a dozen of them.
Question 1 Haveyou seen
the new improved . American
Meat and Vegetable Chop
per? If you haven't it will pay
you to call and take a look at it.
It has an automatic rotarymove
ment as well as the up and
down chopping motion. They
are simply and cheap and a
child can operate them.
Question 2 Haveyou seen
the newBRASS. Bird Cages
we have just received? They
are beauties and they only cost
from 2.0 to $4.50 according
Question 3 Have you seen
the Painted Bird Cages we
are offering at $1.2 S to 2.00?
Question 4 Have you seen
the Hartman Steel Wire
Mats we are offering? The
rainy season is coming on and
they are just what you want.
They are cheap, cleanly and
Question 5 Have you seen
the Rain Gauges we have
lately imported? With one of
these little instruments you
can laugh at the Clerk of the
Weather and give him a point
er after every storm.
Question 6 Haveyou seen
the latest thing out? It is a
portable bootblack stand, made
of iron, which can be screwed
to a p'ost anywhere and moved
in any direction. Aust be seen
to be appreciated. Complete
with brushes, two kinds of
blacking, etc., only $2.50.
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
Opposite Sprockols' Bank,
NO. 307 FORT STREET.
that wo aro propared at
all times to do your Copper
Plate Eugraving and Printing
on Caids,Arodding and Society
Also, Fine Mouojrmm Em
bossing, Address Dies and
Stamping in colors or plain.
Cards from your plato S1.50
H. F. Wichman,
Don't you need a watch?
One that you can depend
upon. The kind we sell.
Wo aro selling Walthams
in a dust proof ouse for
and fully warrant them in
Wo sell other makes,
some as low as $5.00,
others as high as 200.00.
Our stock is so large, wo
would take pleasure in
helping you to a watch at
so low a price your pocket
would not feel the lift.
No pie plates sold, ut
most reliability in every
Light and Serviceable.
Castle & Cooke
"TOE S3 n&E"
'a r& m f
?fl m m 3
i1 -4gL "
the best slioomakers in tlio world
trade and wo don't know of anything too good for tho people
of this town.
The Manufacturers' Shoe Co,,
13ir 5hoe Store.
a a a
. WW-WWjr J
If you aro thinking of cottinc a
Bicycle, now is tlio time to get
ono while they laBt. This offer of
KamhIiEHS at $75.00 is not a cut in
prico, so don't wait expecting to
seo tho prico come any lower. Wo
are offering 1895 wheels at this
prico and there aro but a fow loft.
This whool is fitted with tho
Great G-. &. J. Tiie
which has proven so satisfactory
in this land of tho
Wo also have n stock of thol89G
wIiooIb both ladies and gonts which
wo aro offering at a low figure and
on easy terms. Como in and have
a look at our wheols and satisfy
yourself that we aro in tho Bioycle
Stop and think how many Nick
les and Dimes you migiit savo
had you n wheel. A ride to "Wai
kiki is not only a pleasure but a
sure saving of health and strength.
You will find now vigor by thouso
of muscles uevor before brought
WHEELS THAT LAST AND DONT COST YOU
THEIR VALUE FOR REPAIRS.
E. 0. Hall & Son
Take an Outing
Trains will leavo at 9:15 a. m,
and 1:45 P. M., arriving in Hono
lulu at 3:11 and 5:55 r. M.
. .. .'K - V
ROUND TRIP TICKETS:
let Class !M CIbbb
Pearl City $ 75 ? 50
Ewa Plantation... 1 00 75
Waianao 1 50 1 25
and our knowledge of the
shoo makers and their pro
ducts gives us the power
V4 L Ulv tllc uest Mats
nmde with mit,y cnsh in
nx& wo can and do go to
and nick what best suits nnr
Ci 1 0 Fort stroot.
fJIassss are Glasses
and the best can bo obtain
ed only where the dealer makes
a specialty of the lino. Wo
have moro glasses on our sam
ple tablo than somo dealers
haA'o in their entire stock, and
there is not a sample there
but what has a stock from
which orders tnny bo filled.
Gceek Star Pattern
that never sold in Honolulu
for less than $2.50 per dozen,
may be hnd of us for a dollar.
They aro tumblers fit 10 grace
any tauie, antl tlioro is nothing
better in quality unless Doi"
dinger's cut is selected.
Tyjo Other Styles
Engraved, fine quality, clear
flint, not a defect in them; go
to you at the same prico.
These are new goods.
emo3 Squash Glasses
built to hold a long drink,
nro in demand in a warm clim
ate. We have small ones too,
onlv hold a thimble full
! Sometimes it is all nn mm f
take. Then there are others
j which hold more, suited to
medicine or somothing else.
( You know the sizo and maybe
you know what they are used
Sherbet or Custard Cup?
may bo had in cut glass for
$4; plain ones for $2. y
Von Holt Building.
Puunui Tract !
A Lot 50 feet by ioo feet
On the Instalment Plan and 10 Torcent
Discount for Cash.
fjW Apply to
JAS. P. MORGAN,
Or W. 0. AOIII, Real EstateUroken"
beptombor 21, 1890. A1M
NOTARY PUBLIC and TYPEWRITER
Offices 208 Merchant street, Campbell
Wook rear of J. O. Carter's office, if, Q,
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