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EVENING BULLETIN, DECEMBER 10, 1896.
Notice to Importers.
On nud nftor January 1, 1897,
importers ranking ontry at tho
Custom Houbo will filo with thoir
invoices, a receipted Bill of Lad
ing covering tho number of pack
ages arriviug por vessel tor which
entry is made.
(Siguod) F. B. McSTOCKEK,
Doputy Colloctor Gonoral of
Approved : S. M. DAMON,
478 3t Minister of Finance.
5I?? Euei)ir?$ Bulletin,
DANIEL. LOGAN, Editor.
THURSDAY, DEO. 10, 1890.
Ono opinion advanced is that
tho accoptauco of arbitration of
tho Venezuela question by Great
Britain, at the express dosiro of
tho United States actiug under
the Monroe doctrine, will proraoto
jealousy on tho part of European
nations against the assumption by
tho United States ot control ovor
torritory beyond Amoriean con
tinental confines for particular
instance. Hawaii. This is far
fetched speculation of tho nature
of some wool that has been for
eovoral years rogularly pullod
ovor tho oyeB of Hawaiian na
tionalists. Any European coun
try will no more objoct to tho
closor cultivation by tho United
States of its long-recognized
"sphere of influence" covering Ha
waii, than tho United States has ob
jected or will object toEuropean ox
tensions of sovereignty or suzor
irinty over parts of Africa and
Asia or islauds in all oceans.
Any Biich objection could with tho
greatest facility bo disposed of by
indubitable proofs of tho bald fact
that subjects of every European
nation having interests hero aid
ed, by force of arms and with no
small utuonntof financial influence,
to establish for Hawaii tho at
titude of being a suppliant for
absorption into tho United Statos.
Every suoh European nation
bns also not only recogniz
ed such alieu cosmopolitan
notion, but has recognized tho Re
public of Hawaii as it stands con
Btitutionally committed to "closer
political union" with tho United
States. The time is past for di
plomatic objection by other
nntions to the oxisting claim of
tho United Statos to tho control of
tho Hawaiian Islands. Thoro
only remains to bo ascertained
upon what tormsi tho United
Stutes will admit Hawaii to tho
Union, and whether or not tho
people of Hawaii will accept tho
best terms tho United States may
bo willing to concodo. Tho Bul-'
LiU'iN dops not bolicvo that
the United States will over make
n forciblo conquest of Hawaii,
excepting it be from tho threaten
ed grasp of another Power or to
ri'so'ie it from dinantrnii internal
commotion. Hawaii, in tho name
and by I ho authority of her peo
ple, will not bo denied the privi
lege! ot both olToring and nccopting
terms of union. It io tho work of
roproaotilittivos of the two coun
tri'Vi at WVhiuaton to prepare a
scltPP of union, A'bi s the woik
of U:.i '':Mh Ik'i-j in t lecoucilo
oppo i r ihhI doubt' r-' so that,
whim it in r-;ti!y foi piv&ontutiou
to thorn, u proper aud mutually
honorable schemo may recoivo
tho heai ty ratification of tho unit
ed people of Hawaii.
King Monelik of Abyssinia,
nftor standing off the Italian in
vasion with great disaster to tho
invndoro, virtually dictated terms
of poaoo lo Italy. Thoy spocify
compensation to Abyssinia for
tho board and lodging of Italians
tbnt the homo dpfondors wore ob-
ligod to take prisouors. Italy
should stay at homo after this aud
sing tenor in tho European concert.
Princo Bismarck is still tolling
old tales out of school. Now ho
peachos on Italy saying she, bb
well as Gorraauy, socretly promis
ed hands off in 1891, in tho ovont
of Russia's tackling Groat Britain.
Will tho reported falling off in
tho American cranberry crop
affect tho fate of Turkey before
Docembor 25 ?
Nt:w RrtcAiKK abrivkd.
Cnllol Pluiiiiit Lun After tlio I'amoti,,
Tho fine, now steamer Mauna
Loa, for tho Inter-Island Steam
Navigation Company, nrrivod in
port last night under command of
Captain Godfrey, having loft San
FranciBco at 11 a. in. Dec. 1.
Fino woathor was had during tho
voyngo. Whon sho camo in last
night her electric searchlights
woro turned on, showing thoy
woro vory convenient nppHancos
in moving about on dark nights.
Her dimensions are as follows:
length over nil, 195 foot; beam, 34
foot; depth, 15$ foot; gross ton
nage, 817; net tonnage, 511. Sho
has triple expansion engines,
which drivo her propeller at tho
rata of 125 revolutions in a min
ute. There are two boilers, 11x12,
giving 900 horso power, and capable-
of 175 lba. stoam pressure. On
tho trial trip a spoed of 13 knots
was made. Tho now boat has two
mastB, and is Bchoonor rigged liko
tho rest of our inter-island fleet.
There are throe decks, main, up
per and hurricane.
Besides comfortable rooms for
the officers, thore aro 22 state
rooms for passengers, 18 on the
upper deck and four on the lower.
Tho saloon, situated forward by
tho whoel house, is 21x22, with
seats for 28 at tho tables. Thore
aro four toilet rooms. All the
statoroomB are large and airy, and
aro fitted with patent wash basins,
and push buttons connected with
electric call bolls. Tho smoking
room is about amidships on tho
upper deck, with the smokestack
running up through the center; it
is quito cool though.
A cold storngo plant is ono oE
tho features aboard the new boat.
Food from tho galley is sont to
tho saloon, above, by means of a
dumb waiter. In fact, tho steamer
has the latest modern improve
Tho steamer wus launched at
Port Blakoly in August, being
givou tho tomporary name of
James Spiers. Hall Bros, woro
the builders. Sho wont to San
Francisco under sail, arriving
thore mi Sept. 2.
Besides Capt. Godfrey, the
following woro officers aboard hor
from tho CoaBt: W. H. Bromley,
chief engineer; Andrew Johnson,
first officer; Peter Oleson, second
enginoer; J. M. Johuson, Charlos
Klein, Alex. McLood and Ghas.
McLeod, quartermasters; Jas. H.
Quinlan, first assistant engineer;
H. S. YVooton, second assistant
enginoer; T. J. King, purser.
It gots dark early in tho day at
Christmas time. Lengthen tho
hours of daylight by procuring
ono of tbo lurge, handsome Brad
loy & Hubbard lamps at tho Paoi
lio Hardware Co.'s store.
Monday Next, Doc. lltli, 1890
v."ll nueu i-t i.'.Mivf iu uue of tliuii
iug tUu coltbrateil , .
i Bell Rlnijers, Vocalists,
Dunce Comeilians, 12ti
Snnpuitud liy utroiiK powerful rumpnuy
of ttpielulty ArtUts IhUdI ml inott hnn
lldiinl nuvi'ltlci from 1jmlon ml riiil
I'opulnr prlcm. 4"iu-u
Sterling Silver Ware in great
variety such as
Tea and Coffee Sets,
Fish and Pie Sets,
Sets of Carvers, all prices.
Silver Plated Ware,
Pearl Handled Butter Knives,
Tea and Coffee
Table and Dessert Forks,
Fruit and Berry Dishes,
Castors and Water Pitchers,
Cut Glass Ware.
Cosmeon Brushes, Combs,
Pin Trays, Mirrors, etc.
Florence and Celluloid
Brush and Comb Sets.
Banquet, Boudoir, Hanging
and Hall Lamps,
in Silk and
Hawaiian Hardware Co.
Opposito Sprockets' Bank,
! NO. 307 FORT STKflET.
Without making an effort
to show you tho exceedingly
largo and beautiful collection of
1 IN SILVER,- : GOLD FILLED : AND GOLD
Somo plain, othors bonuti
fully enamoled; eomoas Btnall
as a twenty fivo cont pioco, oth-
ira n litfln Inrnrnr. nntnn nn low
as six dollars, very fow abovo
forty but tfioso m heavy gold
$ m m
Our medium sized watches
for boys aro very attractive
Fetching designs, which will
pleaso a boy to pieces.
Fivo dollars buys a pretty
swell watch with us. All back
ed by our "money back" gua
Tho time for selecting
edibles for tho Christmas sea
son is at hand and, without
enumerating especially, wo
wish to say that our stock
comprises most of tho deli
cacies for the table at this or
nnv other.time. Our importa
tions are from France and the
United States, tho goods are
absolutely pure and fresh and
aro not surpassed in character
and assortment by any firm in
We recoivo goods by every
steamer and they include game,
fish and other articles not ob
tainable by consumers here
except in San Francisco. Our
agent in San Francisco seeks
the best goods in the best mar
kets, buying enly from the
manufacturers, agents and thus
saving ono profit. Your ex
perience in buying from us
has taught you that tho
character of our goods cannot
be questioned and that our
prices are satisfactory.
Our stock of Christmas
goods now is larger and better
than wo have evi-r shown be
fore. If you desire an' spe
cial delicacies winch may ar
rivo on tho stenmur duo before
Christmas vou will bo best
sowed by leaving your orders
i now evoryonc is anticipating
1 a rush perhaps you are.
I Have you handed in your
order tor a Clinstmns treo tor
tho little ones?
Lewis & Co.,
NOTARY PUBLIC and TYPEWRITER
Okficki SOS Merclmut struot, Campbell
llloeU iciir o J.U, U.utyl' otlicuj
Lewis I C
Is well manifested in the
Shoes wo have stocked
up with for tho season.
Hero every now shape
and stylo is in evidence.
Every new kink that
makes a shoo more com
fortable or gives it longer
life, is found in tho foot
wear on sale. All tho
best makes aro represented in
The Manufacturers' Shoe Co.,
&r Exclusive Shoo Dealers. 3
51G Fort Street,
WE ARE READY
To supply your wants in Men's Furnishing Goods with tho
most comploto aud choicest stock wo have ovor laid before tho
public. If you aro in doubt as to what you would liko to
presont to your friends or relations, lot us show you ovor our
goods, and you will surely find something subHtantial and ser
viceable, that will gladdon tho hearts of thoso who rcceivo thorn.
Neckwear of Every Description,
Collars and Cuffs, Handkorohiefs, Silk, Linen or Cotton,
plain or printed; Suspenders either Silk or Cotton;
Dress Shirts, Negligee, Shirts aud Night Jtobos,
Smoking JackotB, Panama Hats, Puggaroos iu many do
signs; Collar and Cuff Buttons, Bosom Studs, Sloovo
Links, Boy's Shirt Waists,
Ready-to-Wear Suits for Men and Boys
Vali&e8 and Hand Bags, somo very nico ones in Alli
gator; and a great many othor things.
Corner of Fort and iMrchnnt Sts.
Santa Claus is oxtromely
fond of receiving letters from
tho little ones. Ho generally
offers a valuable prize of somo
kind to well behaved children
and this year he has notified
Wall, Nichols Co., who aro to
act as his agents here, to offer
in his name a beautiful French
doll to tho Honolulu girl or
boy who writes him tho most
original letter. Any little ono
under ten years of age may
compete for tho doll which is
suro to bo highly prized by
the lucky recipient. Now,
girls, this is your opportunity.
Brush the cobwebs and dust
of puzzling questions out of
your minds and write tho old
gentleman a nico letter; some
thing dilferent from anything
3'ou have ever written before.
You may ask your papas and
mammas how to spell the
words but tho thoughts and
good wishes should bo all your
1 On honor, now!
I Letters in iy be mailed in the
j letter box at Wall, Nichols
Co's store between 0 o'clock
next Saturday morning, Nov.
28th, and 12 o'clock noon of
December 24th, the day before
Tho doll will bo on exhibi
tion in ono of their largo show
windows during tho abovo
period. Tho judges of tho
merits of tho letters received
will bo decided upon by repre
sentatives of tho press of
this mammoth stock.
Honolulu, H. I.
Wo have been sitting on
the rngged edgo of a damp
cloud for tho past two weeks,
contemplating the result in
tho event of the non-arrivul
of the S. G. Wilder, with our
ware and other ar-
which wo had selected
for the holiday trade. Yes
terday tho tension on our
nervous system relaxed; the
Wilder arrived and twenty
four hours after this goes into
print, wo will have a display
of line goods on our counters,
such as never was seon hero
The additional space re
quired has been obtained by
doubling up on our show coun
ters, making new ones and
changing around somo of the
old ones on tho second floor.
We're ready for business and
the number of sales of holiday
goods wo ' havo made during
the punt throe wouks coivtr.uus
us to believe that tho business
is ready for us.
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By tho Wilder we have all
kinds of things suitable for
Christinas gifts. Many of thorn
aro in cut glass and thoy com
prise: Saucers, Salad Dishes,
jiosc Bowls. Pickle Jars, But
ter TuIh: and 'Plates, Ico
Cream Trays, Decanters,
Lonionodo Sets, Individual
Oils, Tumblers, Individual
Butters, Creamers, Smelling
Salts and half a hundred
Then thoro aro Chafing
Dishes in more than a dozen
stales. Library, Hall and
Piano Lamps, Crepo Paper
Shades and Silk Shades and
W. W. DIMOND,
Von Holt Building.