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Vol. II. No. 452.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER G,
1896. Pbiob 5 Cents. w
THE EVENING BULLETIN.
Published every doy except Sundny nt
210 Kins Street, Honolulu, II. I.
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JPnynblo Invnrlnblv In Advnnoo.
Telephone 2GC. P. O. Box 89.
B. L. FINNEY, Manager.
J. T. WATERHOUSE
The demand for garden and
plantation tools is lnrge and our
orders to England to supply the
donmnd mo in proportion. Wo
arc oujoying u reputation for sell
ing good goods at low prices, con
sequently wo uro doing n larger
share o business than most houses
in the same lines.
By the Edward May wo receiv
ed a largo invoico of goods for
garden and plantation uso. The
quality is unquestionably the best
and the prices the lowest. The
A. nd i-
Carpenters . . .
. . . Tools I
An ordef for any of theso will
have prompt attention. Goods de
livered at any timo and any place
in the city.
J. T. WATERHOUSE
-- St. Louis College Hall
SATURDAY, Nov. 14
Musical and Dramatic Entertainment.
"THE SEVEN CLERKS'
"The Three Thieves and
With tho Laughable Skotch
" New Brooms Sweep
Will bo presontiM by Members of tbo St
Loulj Collegu Literary Sotlety.
llic College Cbolr ami Orihutin will fur
nish tbo musical part of tho program,
Box Plan w ill be opened at tho (Joltlcn
Itule Ilazanr ou Saturday, Nov. 7, at 'J a m.
1'crforinaucu commences at bulf past seven
j. in, 45o-td
Certificate No. 105 for Fio Share). Tenth
Series Btoclc of tho Pioneer UuiUling nnd
JvOiui AHSociution, standing iu tho name
' of James IColikoli, riudor ploano return
to Uio uiulorbigucti anil recene loward
A. v. Gea'u. I
Acer's Hair Vigor
Kocps tho scalp
cool, moist, healthy,
and fieo from dan
druff. It is tho
best dressing in
tho world, mid is
Those desirimr to
! retain Uio Youthful
EEiStfSjS lpearauco of the
l nalr to
V 11 II ecu
Ayer's Stair Vigor.
Co'd Ucdah at the World's Great Expositions.
py llrnirrof flii-an Imitations Tim nam
ir i prominent on tli wrapper, nliU la
mn ti in iliu xl hs u( tuicU bottle.
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
3olo Acento for tho Kopublio of Hawaii.
Light and Serviceable.
Castle & Cooke
A Female Bog
To Mother Two Young
R. Apply to
251-3t 210 King street.
Throe 1-Plag 1-oles,
Length 120, 113 nnd DO "feet. Fir Lumber,
straight; for Bale at a reasonablo lljjuro.
K5v Apply to the Oahn Lumber is Build,
ing Co., L'd., KiDg btreet. 450 lw
A Portuguese boy is detained
at tho station house for investiga
tion in connection with the dis
appearance of a quantity of wood
belonging to Ahana.
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OPERA HOUSE OPENING
riiUASAXT Nl'ltl'IIIM.H IN si out:
roit tub I'um.te.
Niinio I'cnlnrcM ofllir Itcxtorcd lliontpr
Full Ilrr Itclienmul of II
Trovntorc I.t Nllil.
Tomorrow niht tho restored
Ilawaiinn Oporn IIouso will bo
opened to ftio public, with tho
prosentalion of tho full opera II
Trovatoro by Mrs. Montague
Turner, tho Hawaiian prima don
na, and company of local ama
tours. Tho now house is far
superior to the old in both beau
ty and convenience. Owing to tho
necessities of tho olaborato and
varied finishing operations of
artists and urliBaiiH, very few of
tho public have had an opportuni
ty oE oven getting a peep at tho
intorior sinco it began to look like
its completo self. Thoreforo, tho
view of tho theater itsolf will form
no small part of tho pleasure in
store for tho people of Honolulu
It is to the publio spirited en
terprise oE Mr. W. G. Irwin of
thip city and Messrs. John D.
nnd Adolph B. Spreckols of San
Francisco that Honolulu is in
debted for tho restoration of this
leading place of amusement. Tho
theater has seats for inoio than
COO people. Mr. W. .M. Giffard
of W. G. Irwin & Co., Ltd., per
sonally selected tho chairs in
Chicago. Thuy ure of tho
most approved modern Amoric
an pattern. Thoso of tho dross
circle aro a grado more elegant
than thoso of tho orchestra, but
all aro made for tho best possiblo
comfort. Thoro is moro Bpp.co
between the rows than the Amei
ican standard, om continually
warm climato having been con
sidered hi tho plan. Tho chairs
aro provided with hat racks un
derneath tho folding seals. There
ure two aisles, instead of one ns in
tho old liouso, leading from tho
outranco to tho front, besides a
passago on either side. Tho aisles
aro graded smooth instead of
leading down by stops, which will
prosont nil liability of tripping
in the dispersing throng.
Tho balcony gracefully sheors
away into passages to tho two up
per proscenium boxes. En
trances and exits both by tho
ground and stairs aro nmplo, so
that a largo audionco will melt
away liko magic. Speaking of
tho balcony, its chairs nro likely
to becomo tho objects of rivalry.
They command tho iiuost viow of
tho stage in the house. An orna
mental stamped iroti railing fronts
tho balcony, tho lower rim of
which has oloctrio light sconces in
pairs at intervals.
One ot tho most boautiful sur
prises is tho stamped iron ceiling.
It is in twenty-four Rquaro panels.
Each panel boars five incaudes
cont electric light bulbs, ono in
tho middle and ono at each comer.
The coiling is painted in noutral
tints, soft and mediumly warm in
tone. By the switchboard on tho
stago the middle and tho corner
lights of tho panels may bo-used to
gether or separately as desired.
Tho proscenium arch iu bouloicl
in gilded squaro panels, each with
its individual lamp, surmounting
doors lo the switchboard and bceno
director's rooms on oithor sido of
tho stago front.
Thora aro four largo proscenium
boxes, two on tho Btago level and
two over thoso. They aro tnndo
liko independent structures iu
Moorish stylo, thoir stamped iron
fronts being painted in harmony
with tho coiling and balcony rail
ing. All of tho box drapery has
not yet boon recoivod, but what is
already hung oxprossos richness
and elegance. Largo globos of
shaded glass will light tho box in
teriors. Scenery has boon proparod in
keeping with tho artistic intent of
the ontiro restoration. Mr. Win.
T. Porter is tho scouio artist, and
ho has beon toiling with the brush
for months. Ho it was who
painted tho scenery for tho old
theater, which olicitod favorable
comments from strangers ns well
ns residents. His drop curtain
was mourned perhaps moro than
anything else after the lire. It is
not permitted to describe tho now
drop curtain, as that would take bo
much zest out of tho opening
night's revelations, but it may
bo said that it is a delightful
dream that grows on you ns you
gazo upon it. Tho finale curtaiu,
which will be down before open
ings, is handsomely decorated
with painted folds and cords, not
a plain unicolorod fabric as the
former ono was. Mr. Porter litis
completed sk interiors for the
stage, and is going to paint two
more. They aro on frumos that
will sot front and rear as well as
across, thus enabling comploto
chambers or courts to bo formed.
A grent vnrioty of landscape is
ready and moro is to follow boforo
tho artist give up. The entiro
work of Mr. Porter is equal to tho
best stock scenery anywhere. It
stands closer inspection than tho
avorago scouo paiuling, so tho
roughly has it been finished.
Stago fittings have been con
structed of the most perfect de
scription. They wore mndo from
first to last under the personal
bupui vision of Mr. ltobertAbrams,
a veforau stago carpenter of tho
United States. Traps at intervals
iu tho stage work with tho pre
cision nnd smoothness of a steam
engine, and by means of counter
weights and lovers tho lubor of
operating is reduced to a mini
mum. Thoro is n bridgo extend
ing across tho roar which when
not in uso sinks flush with the lloor.
It is easily raised and lowered by
ono man. So nccurntoly have
those movublo parts of tho stngo
been fitted, a visitor has to search
t for tho seams. An immonso
amount of trouble formerly ex
perienced in shifting Bcones will
j bo found nbsout on tho now stage,
' so well has every detail oE nppara
i tus been thougbloutand executed.
i Spacious nnd well fumisued
1 dressing rooms for ladies and
I gentlemen aro ou each riMo of tho
stao unsom out.
Tho electu'c switchboard has
been incidentally referred to. It
iB a handsomo pieco of mo
chnnism, by which tho lights all
ovor the house hundreds in
number are controlled. A sories
of indicator lamps at tho top of
the board shows tho operator re
sults in pnrts invisiblo from his
station. Mr. Hoffmann, suporin
teudout of tho Hawaiian Electric
Co., has reason to bo proud of tho
whole installation nud plant.
There aro portable roiloctors for
throwing white or colored light
offects upou a scene or a tableau.
Credit for the work of restora
tion must not bo omitted to bo
givon to Mr. G. W. Lincoln, tho
chief contractor, Messrs. Thos. B.
Walkor and Arch. Sinclair, ma
sons and plastorors, and Mossrs.
AY. 0. ltowo and Abraham Bolstor,
painters. Their work speaks for
itself aud will bo a lasting rccoin
moudation of thoir skill.
Last night a full dress rehear
sal of 11 Trovatoro was hold in
tho Opera IIouso, iu presence of
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Irwin, Mrs.
J. H. Paty, Mr. GilTurd and a few
frionds of tho porformors. It was
the thirty-oighth rehearsal oE tho
company, and it pissed off in
grand stylo. Mrs. Montague
X'nrnor had hut n few faults to
check in hor support, and Pro
fessor Borgor as few iu the com
binations of orchestra and
choruses. It is probable that all
imporfections will bo eliminated
at tho rehearsal tonight. Ono of
tho groatest, i not tho vory
greatest, of music il feasts nnd
spectacular displays over given in
Honolulu is in store for those at
tending tho oponing porformanco.
Such is tho judgmout of the few
privileged to wituoss Inst night's
rohearsal. Tho leading ladies'
costumes aro simply magni
iicont, nnd tho male chorus of
about twonty aro in resplendent
knightly array. Tho fomalo cho
ruB is also richly dressed. Mrs.
Montaguo Tumor was in suporb
voice last night, it boing tho
opinion of Uiobo who hoard her
Continued on J,lK Paijc.
MR. HIGH ON THE ROOF!
OltlTICISFS ITS VONHTH VOTION AMI
ii:cr.tiu:s IT IINH1FK.
.lICINt-H, TOU 11 HlllI ill II tell I'XIIIIlillC
M10 OpT Iloiiio Itanf mill
Doclnro It Knlr.
Editor Evenino Bulletin:
I fcol that I am but doing my du
ty in stating that I do not con
sider tho condition of tho roof of
our now Opera Houso a safo one.
In all works on architecture
great stress is laid upon tho rela
tive strongth of roof timbers,
trusses, otc. What is kuown to
buildors as tho principal Taftor,
that is, tho actual supports which
the roof rests on and which nro
placed at a moro or less oblique
anglo with tho tio beams running
at right angles with tho walls, nre
constructed in this building of
planks 2x14 inches set ou edge,
six of them being fastened togeth
er to mako each principal rafter.
Now, the tio beams, which run
directly across from wall to wall,
aro constructed in exactly tho
Bamo mannor aH the rafters, ex
cepting that tho tio beams are in
Tho weight of tho main rafters
and roof proper exort a
pressure in two direc
tions, downward and outward, tho
principal rnftors bointr semi
dovetailed iuto tho tio beams.
Bolts, two in nnmbor as I undor
stand it, long enough to tio tho
rafters and tho beams together
and of in. and J in. diamoter
respectively. I am positive that
oven with additional bolts tho tin
beams nro not of sufficient strength
to stand tho Btrain which it is
necessary for them to boar from
rnftors of that size. Theso IjoIIb are
supported by washars 3 iu. in dia
tnoter,so thnt the strain which thoy
nro supposed to,in n monsure.coun
ternct, is homo by but ono or two
of tho planks instead of tho whole
Bix as thoy should bo.
Another thing, tho cross ties
aro in scctious, so that being
built with plank oE different
lengths tho streugth is not nenr
that of solid timbors, lengthwise.
This is contrary to the law of me
chanics and from tho onormous
weight to bo borno by tho cross
ties causes an additional oloment
From this framework, which I
bohovo to bo uiisufa in itsolf,
is suspended tho gallory which,
besidos itB own weight, must sus
tain that of upwards of 100 peo
plo, at times in motion. I should
not daro to go to a porformanco
thora whon tho theator is filled
If it is necosBary, for tho princi
pal rafters to bo constructed of
such a sis.o it is, according to
morchanical law and tho law of
common sense, necessary tosocuro
thorn in a propor manner. Tho
prossuro brought to boar upon tho
tio beams is not half sufficiently
provided for in this caso.
Tho beams should bo connected
by heavy straps of iron, aud a
largor numbor of bolts.
Tho sizo of tho bolts, tho dis
tance from ono another and tho
fact that tho tio beams are made
in sections aro all errors of con
struction. Peteh High.
Messrs. Aloxnndor Young and
Wm. Mutch woro interviewed by a
represontativo of tho Bulletin
and stated that nt tho invitation of
tho architect, C. B. Itiploy, they
had thoroughly examined tho
roof and gallorios, and thnt thoy
believed that tho roof aud
gallery supports, ns thoy
aro nt presouf, are sufficient to sus
tain from six to ten times tho load
which it will bo necessary for
them to carry.
They said that thoy had had
considerable to do with heavy
roofs constructed to carry groat
weights and woro suffioioutly
satisfied with tho roof in question
to bit with thoir familios under it
1 when tho house is filled to its
utmost enpaoity, equal
occupation of seats, as
plans, and auy Btiuding room
there may bo loft, and thoy in
tended to take in tho porformincoa.
about to bo given.
For many years it has born tho
cuBtom in tho States for tho un
dertakers to ubo covered wagons
for thoir preliminary woik in
their hue, and Mr. Ed. Williams,
who is alwnvB up lo dale, has just
finished a covorul undertaker's,
wagon that has attracted consid
erable attention on tho street dur
ing the last few days. It is a vory
handsome vehicle, painted black
and trimmed in gold. Mr. Williams
said: "During the last few years
tho undertaking and embalming,
has progressed equally as fast as
any other branch of tho trade, i n
nn undertaker to bo up to dato
must have nB mnny tools nud in
struments ns a Burgeon. Tho peo
plo domaud a bettor lino of caskets
to lay away tho romnina of their
frionds. Tho vory host
lino of caskets manufactured
nre to bo found in my warorooms
and still hardly a week passes that
I don't have to manufacture some
thing special. Embalming is nloo
coming ino favor moro aud mote,
and while I am a graduate of two
embalming schools in tho States,
I find that I haven't got too much
knowledge. My work heretoforo
in this lino has always proven en
tirely satisfactory. In fact 1 have
never ovon had a complnint. My
now wngou? Oh, that is only ono
oE tho many now features that I
oxpect to introduco to tho Hono
lulu publio in tho near future."
IN THE HIGHER COURTS
CIIIM.Hi; LorTMlV MAX PAILS
OX IIAIU.AS CORPUS.
IHiiiiirrri- In Tnn 'ii t-coim(
of n lilm-so llitnKriil' Iluli
Xnlln I'rmi'tinl l'rlotnl.
Joseph O. Cnrtjr, administrator
oE the estate of W. James Smith,
deceased, has rendered his first
and final account, balancing nt
S2123.8D ou oithor side.
Judge Perry granted n nolle
prosequi to E. Woodward, deduc
tion, ut tho instance of Deputy
Attorney General E. P. Dolo,
against tho protest of A. Jtosa,
counsol assisting tho prosecution.
Humphreys for dofoudant.
Ah Ohooug was brought beforo
Judgo Carter on a writ of habens
corpus, which tho Court disallow
ed in an oral decision. Caso for
petitioner; Dickey for respondent.
Piespoudout is serving throo
months in jail for conducting n
lottery, and tho ground of tho
writ was illegality in tho mitti
mus of tho District Court.
Wong Chong and Ng Gang, as
Bignoes of Tin Sang Wni, bank
rupt, account for receipts of $1100
and payments of $1009.22, leaving
a balance of 78 cents. Thoy paid
creditors 31 porcent on claims of
Thoro was no jury business bo
foro Judgo Perry at Circuit Court
term today. Demurrers woro
argued in the following two cases:
W. C. Peacock & Co. vs. J. B.
Castle, Collector of Customs.
Kinney Ar Ballon for plaintiffs;
Atttoruoy Genoral for defendant.
A. Fool: vs. Oahu Railway and
Land Co. Kinuoy it Ballon for
plaintiff; Dickoy for defendant.
Messrs. Cowart and Kirkpatrick
have opened thoir Juutituto for
tho cure of tho liquor, tobacco
aud opium habits in tho Arling
ton cottago, Hotel street, ami
have already recoivod a flattoring
amount of local patronage Tho
rocoption and operating rooms,
privnto consultation rooms and
offices arolittod up in a convenient
and adeqnato mannor, and two
largo apartmonts Imvo beon set
apait for tho recreation of pationts,
if fin ii'iiii'.'Ulliyii',