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CHEAT PHILATELIST HERE
in: id up a itnAT j.on
vuu srA.Tii PIKKI.
lilUn-xiliitf Intervlcn Willi I:.MhiiIpj-
MillibiiiiK. I..i , Win, In n Krtlrrd
Thero is n quiet uuobtrusivo
middle-aged gontlomun stopping
ut the Hawaiian hotel, who is
nono othor than E. Stanley Gib
bonB of Cnmbridgo Villa, Cam
bridge Park, Twickenham, Lon
dou. Every stamp collector iu tho
world has heard ot Stanley Gib
botiB and tho great business ho
has built up, and a Bulletin
representative at once sought him
out. Ho is a very pleasant, cour
teous gentLorunn who possesses a
fund of information about stamps
that would astonish most people.
In collecting stamps he has visited
most countries represented iu tho
postal union and has agents overy
where. He is u most entertaining
talker nutl one whom it does n
reporter's heart good to meet.
"Is thero nuy money in stamps?"
casunlly asked the scribe.
"Well, I should think ho," ro
plied Mr. Gihbons. "I was
brought up in London for tho
medical profession. While walk
ing the hospitnls I incidentally
dabbled in stnu'ips for amusement.
The fnd waB just thou coming in
to vogue nnd T conceived the idea
that thero would bo money in buy
ing and soiling them. I nt onco
set about collecting and secured
agents abroail whorover I could,
with whom I bought, sold or ex
changed. I advertised stamps for
sale in London nnd placed them
on the market in tho shapo of
packages containing 25, DO, 100,
250, 500 and 1000 varieties. Bo-
fore I know it almost the little
business had prospered so that it
took up my wholo timo and atten
tion. Reforo 1 know it I was
making moro money than I
could have droamed of iu my pro
fession. I dropped doctoring
thoro nnd thou and have stuck to
stamps ever since. Four years
ngo my business had grown to
such enormous proportions that
it was impossiblo for one man to
handle it. ' Thero was no one iu
all England who would buy mo
out at whnt I considered my
stamps wera worth, so I organized
a stock company and turned tho
business ovor to Stnnloy Gibbous
& Co. Limited. I have no inter
it in the concorn now except a
fatherly one, and of course I am
a largo stockholder. Aftor I sold
out I took a trip round tho entire
world. I was hero about four
years ago in tho course of that
trip audi must say Houolulu has
improvod wondorfully since my
last visit. I nm now on my seo
ond tour of tho world. My wifo
ib with mo and wo aro
taking our own time. Wo
leave on tho Gaolio on tho
9th for Japan. When I toll you
that I am pretty well providod
with this world's goods I think I
havo shown you that thero is
monoy to bo made out of old
"Aro you still buying stamps,
Mr. Gibbons ? "
"Well, when I loft London the
manager of tho company gnvo mo
a list of stamps of the difforout
countries on my routo that ho
epooially wanted and gave mo
tiguroB that I was to offor for nil I
could get." '
"How about Hawaiian stamps?"
"Hero is a memorandum of
what I will buy if I can got them.
For tho first issuo of 2 cent un
used stnmps I am authorized to
pay C3G0 each; for tho used X250
oach.Of tho old 5 cent stamps I will
bo glad to pay 100 for ono or moro
unused specimens nud .05 for tho
used. Wo havo also orders for
18 cont stnmps which wo canuot
fill. Tho unused and used ot
this Btnmp will bo gladly bought
by mo at X75 and G0, and for tho
same stamp with a dotted orna
moutnl corner I will pay 150 and
X100. Thoro aro somo of theso
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1897.
stamps in Honolulu, but unfortu
nately 1 can't get thorn," r.tid Mr.
Gibbous sighed mournfully. "Mr.
Thrum can get my check for 250
on tho hank of England for one
stamp he has got in hip collection,"
continued Mr. Gibbous, "nud so
can Mr. GilTatd for some of his.
By tho way, I spent last evening
in looking at Mr. Giffnrd's collec
tion, nud his fine assortment of
Hawaiian stamps almost made mo
weep because 1 could not buy
thorn. They say money talks but
it don't always, not when rare
stamps nre iu question."
"What a pity yotsr Govern ment
burnt up thopo valuable Btamps
today. It mado mu actually sad
to seo thorn burn, though 1 was
awfully glad to havo been horo
when it happened. Why I I would
have givon Mr. Damon a check
for 20,000 for tho lot gladly, but
ho could not soil them. I hato to
soo good stamps destroyed. I
shall write a full account of tho
affair to tho London Philatelic
Journal of which I am a regular
contributor and I am certain Ha
waiian stamps of all issues up to
the prosont will tako a.big jump.
I think the method ndopted of
destroying them was an excellent
ono and thero was no possibility
of getting a sheet or two just
as a souvenir, was them ?
I romombor a lot of Coylon
stamps boiug destroyed by fire
once beforo, aud 1 havo just got a
letter from there returning mo a
draft for C0 which 1 had sent for
somo special stamps with the in
formation that they had boon
burned by tho postal authorities."
"What aro tho prospects of phila
telism iu the futuro ?" was next
"Good, most decidedly good,"
replied Mr. Gibbous. "Old stamps
nro rising in value yearly in Lon
don, I might say almost daily.
Thero aro more people engaged in
the business for profit now than
over beforo antl tho number of
collectors is increasing nil the
timo. No, thore is no better
chanco iu tho world for a youug
boy or girl to mako a littlo money
at than tho saving up of stamps.
London is tho great stamp market
of the world, though JNew York is
rapidly coming to tho front.
Paris, Brussels nud other, con
tiuontal cities deal largoly in them,
but tho main source of supply for
tho world is Loudon."
IIAOKY CXU1I CONt'lltr.
r. M. C A. IIhII 8 I. M. ThurHdaj.
Jan. 2H, 1887.
1 Duet Violins "From Potito
Messrs. J. W. Yarudloy and Wm.
2 Briof Address
J. II. Kirkpatriok.
3 Song "Where'er you Walk"
Mr. Donald do V. Graham.
-1 Reading "The Courtin "..
Mrs. W. W. Hall.
5 Song "Tho Palma".. Gounod
Mr. R. 0. Montonglo.
G Constitution of tho Hngoy
Mr. Jnmes T. Stowart.
7 Song "Knowest thou that
Dear Land" Mignoif....
Mrs. Montague Tumor.
Mr. Wm. O'Hnlloran.
9 Song "Onco in a While"
Mrs. Wnlbridgo, Mr. Ynrndley.
Mr. J. F. Brown.
11 Violin Solo "Elccio"... Ernst
Mr. J. W. Yarudley.
12 Short talks
Members of tho Club and their
Accompanists, Miss Kato Mc
Grow nnd Mibb Lovo. Public
invited, no chnrgos for admission.
Goorgo W. Prico, an old sailor,
who is living at Providonco, R. I.,
has mado an invention whereby
tho pitohing and tossing of a ship
by moaus of a swinging enrgo
may bo utilized to storo up onorgy
in tho shapo of comprosscd air,
which is to bo used to propol tho
STAMPS QO UP IN SMOKE
100-cont Red. 872 shoots.
iMisrnArr.it-(ii:M:iti, oat has1 Each of tho abovo shoot contain
No .noun stamps to minx. inR 60 stamps.
Inlrrctllns Hcnm t llir Vlrrlrlc I.lelit
Stntlnii llil. Morniuir-Co.lljr
t'tii-l lor I'lirimcc.
Postmaster-General Oat, with
his usual thotightfulues, extend
ed an invitation to the Bulletin'
to send a representative to witness
the burning of tho stamps nutho
rized to bo destroyed by tho last
legislature. Tho method ndopted
for their destruction was firo aud
tho Bconn tho furuacos of tho
Electric Light Works. Tho
statu pa, envelopes nnd postal
cards doomed to destruction were
enclosed iu now white canvas mail
sacks, tied aud sealed, aud were
taken from the post ollico in nn
ordinary express wagon, being
however carefully watched by two
or threo postal employes.
Guthored in front of tho furn
aces in tho boiler room ot tho
F. L. Stolz, W. M. Giffnrd aud
J.U. Sopor, a spcuinl committee of
throe appointed by Minister Da
mon to attoud to aud verify tho
work of destruction. Minister Da
nion and Posluinbter-Gouernl Oat
uere present in their official capa
cities Superintendent Hoffmann
attended to tho fires whilo Louis
Kenako threw the packugos into
tho four mouths of the big furn
ace, as rapidly as careful
incineration would ndmit. An
other interested spectator was
Stanley Gibbous, Esq., tho .head
of tho Great London philntolio
firm of Stanley Gibbous & Co.,
Limited, tho largest dealers of
stamps in tho world, who is in
Honolulu ou his second tour of
It was curious to watch through
the open doors of tho furuacos
how tho different packages acted
when thrown ou tho bed of red-hot
coals. Tho ouvelopcs soumed to givo
up without a strugglo, tho forced
draught drawing them npurt and
scnttoring thorn nil over the fur
nace. The postal cards being
heavior did not succumb so rapid
ly. Now nnd again tho draught
would pick up a bunch nnd scatter
thorn to their fate but as u rulo
they stayed whero they woro
thrown until thoro was a sudden
upheaval of feathery ashes in
their places. Tho stamps fought
uravoiy lor tneir existence. They
refused to bo Beoarated
died locked in a cum-
my embrace. The heat melted
tho raucilago on tho stamps and
tho bundles soon looked liko
partly charred pieces of wood.
They had to givo up, aftor repeat
od stirrings and rakingR, nnd soon
thero was not n vostigo of tho lot
to bo seon among tho live coals.
Tho operation took ubout half
an hour nnd wns quito interest
ing. Tho stamp3 woro destroyed
under authority conferred by tho
following Joint Resolution of the
last Legislature, approved May
"Bo it rosolvod, by tho Sonata
and Houso of Representatives,
that on aud after December 31,
189G, the salo of postago stamps,
postal cards and stamped on
volopos, issued previous to the
present issue, shall coaso at the
Post Oftioo, after which dato all,
if any, that mny remain will bo
destroyod, nud tho President shall
appoint a committee of threo dis
interested porsous, who shall
sorvo without pay, to aot with tho
Ministor of Finance aud Post
mastor Gonoral, for tho purposo
of checking oil all remaining
stock ou that dnto, nnd see that
tho part ot this Resolution relat
ing to tho destroying of samo is
strictly carriod out."
Tho stamps authorized to bo
sold or destroyed by tho abovo
rosolution wore, tho following:
2 cont Violet, 9100 shoots.
5 cont Light Bluo, G37G sheets.
10-cont Ohocolato, 17G5 shoots.
12 cont Black, 2122'N'ieotB.
18 cout Lake, 1310 shoots.
, : ., ,i. ut ' ;.; ftt .... $'i&&MLi.
jsmmMmmmaastMiti.L.,. WM tm,mi Wimiii ill mtriiiMlfliniifaitiirifiiTlffllfrMimT'TlTr'
18 cent Lake, G19 -10-50 sheets;
50-cont Red, -17-1 sheets.
5 cent Envelopes, 12,331; 10
cent Envelopes, 11,928.
2 cent. Ropriut, 1,0G7 sheets;
5 cent. Reprint, 55 sheets; 5 cent.
Specimen, 710 sheets; 13-cent.
Specimen, 850 sheets; 13 cent.
Reprint, -M5 shoots.
Of tho abovo the 2 cent reprints
contained 15 stnmps to the shoot,
nud tho others 20.
Tho totnl value of the stamns
authorized to bo sold nuu destroy
ed ns above was about $147,000,
it the writor's memory serves cor
j rectly. Tho valuo of those de
stroyed today was closo to 8100,
000, showing that about $50,000
I of the now obsolete stamps havo
been purchased by speculators
since the passago of the Joint
to in: TAicr.N 1 1.
C. S. Ilflt' Iriiiltlnll lo IXnlillnll
it lllryclc I'riiik 1'mnrcl.
At the meeting of wheelmen
last oveuing to tnko action ou tho
proposition ot C. S. Desky to
establish n bicycle track at Ko
i walo, L. A. Thurston was elected
chairman aud Emil Berger,
After rending and discussing
tho written proposition submitted
on behalf of C. S. Desky and a
committee report thereon, it was
unanimously voted that tho offer
bo accepted and a committee of
, livo solooted to raise tho amount
i needed aud attend to necessary
Polle Courl :w Tiler".
Tho following proceedings woro
had beforo Judge do In Verguo
Lam Foon and Ah Niu woro
fined 830 onch nnd costs' for as
sault aud battery ou ono Knhilia
Iau. Takada, against whom thoro are
threo sepnrato charges of violat
ing tho Sunday laws, larceny nnd
assault and battory, had his trial
sot for February 4.
Ivaloa, charged with stealing
fivo newspapers of the aggregate
yaluo of 25 conts from tho storo of
J. M. Wobb, pleaded guilty of
larcouy in the second degree.
Tho trial of Ah Sam for assault
nud battory ou Hulupii, uot com
pleted yesterday, waB resumed.
Tho defendant was found guilty
nnd fined $20 and costs.
Tho trial of Ah Young for bat
tering one Chang Hook rosultcd
in his discharge.
The NfH 1'liillllllluii.
Yesterday u party comprising
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Isouborg nud
family, including Messrs. Paul R.
and II. A. Isouborg, Messrs. B.
F. Dillingham, Mark P. Robin
son, J. A. McCnndlesB and H.
vou Holt wont in tho parlor car of
the O. It. ife L. Co. to tho ground
of tho uow plantation. Ono
special object wns to look
at difforeut oligiblo Bites for tho
mill. Nono was dofiuitoly ohoson
as tho ono. Mr. Ahrons, tho mnu
ager elect, joined tho party nt tho
placo. Thoro are nearly 100 lab
orers ouiployod breaking ground
for tho planting of seed cuuo.
Mr. Dillingham hopos thnt plant
cano will bo put iu beforo tho closo
of this yonr.
BCT ON IT EVERY TIME.
You can wafer your lust dollar on
Seattle lloer with tho absolute nssur
anco that you will win. No Iwer la
8Ucrlor to it for purity, for flaor, or
ns a tonic. SoAttla Deer in imre, as it
represents the lest production of mas
ter brewers oml belli"; made by bu-H-r!or
brnlnb and lunest labor should
bo used by all who lelIeo in usinjj
the lwst. On tap or In bottles at the
Nicely furnished rooms nt tho
Popular Houso, 15 1 Fort Btroot,
from $1.00 per weak up.
Piuok 5 Cents.
A CENSUS OF THE WORLD
si:i:,iis i.mi'osmiii: mtr ir is
to in: ATTi'.irii:n.
r.llmnlPil I'oiiulnllnii of (lie l.'nrtli
A Cntiitimii 0Miunli tioTnkvn
A census of tho world, says
tho Loudon Mail, seoms impossi
ble, but it is going to bo under
taken. This unparalleled labor
is to bo one of tho gigautiu pro
jects to celebrate tho advent of tho
twentieth century, nnd it is safoto
say that n moro stupendous under
taking has novor before been de
vised. . Tho schctno had its real incep
tion at tho biennial meeting of tho
International Statistical Institute
recently held at Berne, Switzer
land. At tho in-Unuco of Dr.
Guillaumc, tho director of tho
statistical ollico of the Fed end
Government, u committee of dis
tinguished statisticians, scientists,
tiaellers and geogiaphers was
appointed to begin work by col
lecting nil information possible ns
to the best methods of taking this
world census, aud to leport lo the
institute at its meeting next ear.
The first step in thid unportnul
committee's labor was to enlist
tho" into) est ami aid of Li Hunt;
Chang. They met him when im
wns at Berlin and secured the
promise of his iuflucuco in China.
In no nation will the worll of cen
sus takiug bo moro difficult than
Anything approximating an nc
curato census of tho population of
tho oarth nt tho prosont timo is,
without doubt, nu impossibility.
In addition to tho poles, thor v
many spots on tho enrth that have
never beon visited by tho explorer,
and others from which a ceii-ms
enumerator would nover got away
alivo. The population of the earth
is now estimated at 1,700,000,000.
Theso figures woro given
by Professors Uehm nud Wanner
of tho University of Goottit.',n,
and their estimates nro bnsei. ut
on tho best information. Yet both
fiankly nckuowlcdgo that they
have had to fill up many of their
columns with nothing hotter than
guesses guesses founded upon
tho observations of travellers, and
upon other guesses moutioncd iu
treaties givon by such countries ns
China, Persia, Arabia and Turkey.
In China, for instnnco, they
stnto that their figures may be
200,000,000 moro or less thau tho
actual number of people lu
Africn thoy may bo somo 50,-
000,000 astrny, aud in Asiatic
Turkey, Persia, Siam aud Afghau
istan tho figures nro probably un
certain. China, thoy nre now assured,
will take an official census, nud
tho Governments of Turkoy, lor
Bia, Siam aud Afghanistan will
also bo asked to givo thoir nsci-'t
anco to tho ngents of tho inotitnto
with a view to making somo dis tric
ed enumeration of thoir peoples.
Tho accomplishment of this will
require a large umouul of diplo -miicy,
as well ns of monoy, ami
tho widest possible knowledge
of theso hnlf barbarous localiticw.
Iu tho beginning ot tho noxt
century at tho present rato of ox
ploration, thero will hardly be it
square milo of Africa that will ba
uuBafo for a travollor with a small
guard, nud nn onqmoration can
bo mado which, if uot acounitn,
will at least bo of enormous value.
By 1900 RuBBia will have pualiml
hor two transcontinental railroads
nearly through Asiatio torritory,
and tho wild rogious of Thibet
will bo opou to tho traveller.
In tlo year 1900 many keen
and intelligent observoia will
pout into all thoao regions i
niuko tho groat estimate of to
hitherto uncounted millions.
It is boljovod that a census of
such mngnitudo can bo taken '.
tho samo day, or weak, or mont i,
all ovor tho civilized world. Tit s
effort will bo mado to havo it tak
on upon ouo nud the same day if