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Vol. III. No. 598.
HONOLULU, H. I., FHIDAY, APRIL 30, 1897.
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REVIEW OF PAST YEAR
ANNivr.ttsAitv tir.rrixtj or yoi'xi
mtrs tiirnisriAN association.
Itrporl" of Working CnuiBillf cc mid
lip Irpnoiirrr Aililro l
Tlioro was a rathor thin atten
dance at tho annual public meet
ing of tho Young Men's Christian
Association last night, the assem
bly hall being not moro than a
third full when tho proceedings
opened a little lato. Tho propor
tion of young people in attendance
was goodly. A selection by tho
Punahou orchestra was the first
item in tho program, and it gavo
much delight. Jos. B. Athorton
offered tho opening prayer.
W. It. Castlo read tho report of
the educational committee in tho
absenco of Henry M. Wells, chair
man. Tho reader introduced tho
report by saying that tho Associa
tion was extremely fortunate in
having tho services of Mr. Wells
and those who had been
teachers und instructors. While
salaries had been small, the work
had been excellent, of tho first
quality. Thoro had beon two
tortus of thirteen weeks oaoh of
tho ovoning classes. Tho work
showed a distinct advance ovor
tho previous yoar. In tho book
koeping class, conducted by
Mr. first torm 33 began
and 20 completed tho course, and
second torm 18 finished out of 2G
enrolled. Five students had per
severed in shorthand under Mr.
Bluxomo's tuition last term,
against 10 out of 13 tho
previous one. Tho vocal
music class taught by Prof. Cook
closed itkJMarch. At the opening
of tho fall term 30 pupils woro
enrolled in the Hawaiian class,
and Mr. Poopoo was compelled to
divide it, but lately it dwindled
away to four. Somo want tho class
started again. Tho elomentary
olaBS, for tho ordinary common
school branches, had 18 pupils in
fall term, of whom 12 went
through, and 13 in winter term,
of whom oight porsevorod to the
ond. It was recommended in tho
report that tho school should givo
diplomas to its pupils who earned
them. Mr. Castle, after reading
tho report, announced that P. C.
Jones would give a talk, soon, on
"Business Methods," and, later,
Prof. W. T. Brigham one on
B. F. Beardmore read tho re
port on physical culture. For tho
greater part of tho yoar tho gym
nasium had beon without au in
structor. Sinco the arrival of Mr.
Coleman they had entered on
what was hoped to bo a success
ful term. After giving tho
schedule of practise hours for
different classes, tho report spoko
of improvements that had beon
mado in the gymnasium. Classes
aro conducted with as much varie
ty ns possiblo. How much hotter
than drainiug medicine bottles,
tho roport inquired, was physical
exercise for toning up tho human
system? In conclusion, tho mora
hers woro asked to holp tho in
structor in his arduous labors.
O. D. Holm gavo a humorous
rooitation, tho bunion of which
was a trial of boo stings as a euro
for rheumatism, and tho audieuco
would not stop applauding until
tho olocutiouist rose in his seat
and bowed his ackuowlodgmont.
E. Fannor'a ropoit of tho dovo
tional committee's work was road
in lite absonco by 0. B. ltiploy.
Tho roligiona work had beon car
ried on umlurinauy disadvantages,
novortholosH maintained in nil
its branches. Dr, Hvdo was
til nuked for conducting a
Biblo class, tlio nttoudnnoo at
which ranged from 10 to 22. Sor.
vIcoh ovory Sunday iitOnlm pi toon
hud nn iiveruga atlondanao of 80,
and woro comiuotod in Hawaiian,
OhinoBu and English. Tlio
Htuiday ovoning pruton nor.
vice in tlio hull was hold
niuulurly with nil average uttuii
duiK'o of 10, Two union inuotings
had boou hold ono in Central
Union church and tho other, of
young pooplo's societies, in the
hall. i'lio subjects for ovoning
meetings wero ohonou with the
special object of presenting tho
lifo of Jesus Christ as a model.
Three special Sunday afternoon
meetings wero hold one led by
Rev. Dr. Dillo of San Francisco,
with 125 presont; one by Rev. Mr. i
lull ot MUo, with 90, ami one by
Mr. J. It. Mott, travoling secretary
of tho International Y. M. O. A.,
with 230. Tlio roport ended with
thanks to all who had nBsistod the
W. E. Brownj treasurer, road
tho roport of his predocessor, E.
A. Jones, absent in the States. It
showed roceipts of S25G2 from(
pieugos anu uouauonB nnu
nmouuts from othor sources mak
ing a total of S3713.G5. Tho ex
penditures had beon 3702.97,
leaviug a balance of $10.03 in
hand. For salaries $1819.75 had
Hero the Punahou orchestra
gavo a beautiful interlude It is
composed of boys, and thoir oxo
cution was surprisingly excol
lont. H. E. Coleman, tho now gonoral
secretary, read his roport. Ho
acknowledged the welcome ho had
recoived on arrival as "about as
food as could bo mado any whore."
t was a kind providenco that per
mitted him to como to tho town
in timo to meet God's chosen
worker, John It. Mott. Tho bene
fits of Mr. Mott'a labors hero
might not bo apparont for some
timo. Ho had established thrco
branch associations, in Oahu Col
lege, Kamohameha School and tho
Pacifio Missionary Institute.
Thoir opportunity to keep in
touch with theso organizations
should not bo neglected. Tho
valuo of tho reading room to tho
young mon of tho city was men
tioned, and tho need of many
books commonded to tho benovo-
loutly disposod membors. Lottors
of introduction to other associa
tions, for young mon going away,
was a groat benefit. Another
valuablo function of tho associa
tion was in gettiug propor lodg
ing and boarding houses for
young men. Ho quoted the
opinion of another that tho idoal
association was one whore ovory
activo member had some specific
duty on a working committee.
Tho executivo of this association
had mado a caroful selection of
committeos for the current
yoar. As tho membership list
was still under revision tho
strength of tho association in
numbers could not bo-stated. The
physical dbpartmeut had under
gone several degrees of reaction
during tho past year, but it was
being reargnnized with good pro
miso of improvement. Tho great
neod of tho gymnasium was more
consocrated young mon to go into
it and show a good oxamplo. It
was felt thoro was a neod of re
viving tho spiritual lifo of tho as
sociation. One hundred copios of
Moody's Colporteur's Biblo had
been ordered, also a supply of ad
dresses by Mr. Mott.
Dr. B. F. Burgess gavo a tonor
solo in good voice, accompanied
on tho piauo by Miss Love.
A. B. Wood, president, ro-eloctod,
gavo a rosumo of tho work
of tho year. If thoy had
made any progross it had boon
through tho power of God. Tho
institution was open evory day
und every ovoning. Tlioro was no
gymnasium in the United States
of tho same sizo bottor equipped.
It had now an olfioiont instiuotor.
Games could be played on tho
gymnasium floor. Many young
mon woro in good positions for
which they had beon trained in
tho association's classes. Ho ro
forred to tho report of tho dovo
tional couimitteo as showing the
roligiouH work of tho yoar. Thoy
hudonjoyod many social occasions,
and ho thanked the women of
Honolulu for their indispousablo
nid in that" regard. Gratoful ref
erence was mado to the visit of
Mr. Mott, hto old personal frioud,
who had boon usod by our
Uoavonly Fothor in many ways,
and Honolulu wan in tho path of
bloHsing, Mr. Coleman, tho gou-
(Jondnucd on ith I'ikjc,
A QUARTER OF A MILLION
I'Aii) roit it.utr. nt a mi's in oa.
Old tlmvnlliiti Ititui't Ara 4'oiixlili'i rI
FlrM ami 1 trciiiot III lltirity
nut Intrinsic Vnluc.
In a recout 'issue of tho Stanley
Gibbons Monthly Journal ofPhi
lately there is au account of somo
of tho raro stamps in tho collection
of Mr. F. W. Ayer, well-known as
the largest private collector and
purchasor of postage stamps in
tho United States. This gentle
man is credited with having tho
third largest collection of postago
Btumps in tho world, but accord
ing to thn articlo in tho journal
abovo mentioned ho has disposed
of tho rarer stamps in it to tho
London firm of Stanley, Gibbons
fe Co., probably tho only firm in
oxistonco ablo to handle it. Tho
price paid was nearly 50,000 or a
quarter of a million dollars. This
may seem nn enormous amount to
pay for a few old stamps, but
when tho value of somo singlo
specimens is takon into account it
will bo found that the firm which
bought the collection know what
they woro about. It was only a
few days ago that tho Bulletin
uoticed in its columns tho sale of
a singlo specimen of tho 1851 is
sue of Hawaii for $3500, probably
as largo a a am as was ovor paid
for a single stamp, and this speci
men came from tlio same collec
tion that Mr. F. W. Ayor has just
In describing the raro Btsmps
in tho collection, Mr. Charles J.
Phillips, tho well-known philate
'First and foremost in this col
lection wo should bo inclined to
pluco tho stamps of
Most poople know how seldom
oven n singlo copy of the first
issuo is seen, but hero we havo
thirteen specimens, nearly all fiuo.
Of tho extremely raro 2o. wo havo
one specimen lightly caucolled;
of tho 5c, four copies; of the 13c,
Typo I., wo have ono uuusod and
three used; of the 13c, Type II.,
with tho dice-box oruaraout nfter
"13," two unused aud two usod.
The lator issues of this country
aro very Btrougly ropresontod,
Mr. Ayor having mado quito a
specialty of those stomps. Quito
a nurabor aro shown of tho 5c. aud
13., on thick and thin papor, usod
and unused, aud somo of thorn
on letters. Most interesting
amongst theso is an ouvelope
franked with a Hawaiian Islo
13c, surcharged with pon and ink
"5" in black, and usod togothor
with a U. S. 12c. stamp; this makos
up tho postal rate of 17c, which,
aB is proved by a numbor of othor
lottors, was tho amount usod for
franking singlo lottors from the
Hawaiian Isles to tho United
States of Araorioa. Another iu
torestiug series of this couutry
that is strongly represented is
that with tho largo ilguro in tho
contro. There aro quite a quanti
ty of theso on letters, and in
tho loose spocimons tlioro are a
good number of tho light bluo on
greyish bluo, which are very raro
stamps; also tho black on greyish
bluo, unused nuothor Bcarco
variety; and that very raro stamp
used, the 5 bluo on bluo, with tho
word "Intorislaud" on tho left
haud siilo in pluco of "Hawaiian
Postage" This spoaimou is can
colled exactly tho samo as tho ono
iu tho Tapfiug collodion in tho
Sinco the destruction of tho old
issues of Hawaiian stamp last
January thoro has boou a marked
advance in thoir prlco all along
tho lino. Owing to thoir scarcity
the 10c ohocolato, 12o. black, 18o.
lake, fiOo. and $1.00 rod with tho
Piovisioual Clovoriiinonl sur
charge will bo Biuo to command
high pricos in tho near future.
Tlio 2c vermilion, 12c inauuos,
ific brown ami 25u. purple aro
already away up in prico, and at
the presont rate of advance com
pleto Bots of Provisionals will
command fancy prices before
Of tho oldor issues tho 5 cent
blue, Kamohainoha head, without
tho word "ltopriut," issuo of 1853,
aro now quoted at 80.00, with
chances of going still higher.
OKKAT MUSICAL KVF.Nr.
To Ho (liven In tlio Klloliiinu
Tho yoar 1897 bids fair to bo
tho banner year for tho Kilohana
Art League Tho Literary nnd
Dramatic circles havo each had
their turn and tho League has
beon treated to a recoption to Mr,
Fred Yates and an oxhibition of
his portraits. Tho musical circlo
now announce that on May 8 thoy
will presont a program composed1
entirely of original compositions
by membors of tho League. TIub
will be followed on May 17 by tho
oponing of tho Spring exhibition,
with tho customary first view and
Tho musicalo promises to bo a
raro treat to tho favored fow who
can bo prosont iu the cramped
quarters now occupied by tho
Louguo. Mrs. A. B. Tucker has
ohargo of tho program and fore
most among the contributors is
Miss Clymer of tho Kamohameha
Girls' school, followed by Prof.
Borgor and Mr. Wray Taylor.
Mrs. W. F. Froar has written tho
words for ono of Miss Clymor's
songs. Most of tho soloctions
will bo rondored by thoir own
authors, but ono of Mrs. Tuokor's
songs will bo rendered by Mrs.
Auuis Montoguo Tumor.
VrtHH und I'criounl Common! on the
London, Eng., Morning Post,
July 23, 1883. "H. It. H. tho
Prince of Wales laughod heartily,
and repeatedly complimented Mr.
Lincoln upon his wonderful hu
moristic powers. No Amorican
has ovor boforo gained such a
high reputation in critical London
as has Mr. Lincoln. His humor
is refined, spontaneous, aud pecu
Bangkok. Siara. Times fSoo-
"cial, Nov. 15,1890 "Mr. Lincoln
was invited to appoar boforo His
Majosty tho King of Siam in tho
largo Buuquot Hall of tho Itoyal
Palace. His Majesty translated
to his family as Mr. Lincoln sang
and nctcd, and at tho oloso signi
fied his pleasure and rowardod Mr.
Liucolu with many costly pre
sents." "Your imitations aro simply
wonderful." Tho Priuco of
"Santiified humor." Honry
"A mimic of startling fidelity."
Tho Czar of Russia.
"A whole orchestra." Sir
juntJi: I'EiuiY i(i:covi:uei.
Judce Carter to Nit nt Heela Toiuor
Judgo Cartor granted tho peti
tion of H. Loso, assignee in
bankruptcy of M. S. Lovy, for
approval of accounts and dis
charge Henshnll for assignco;
Thurston & Stauloy for Thoo. H.
Davios & Co.; Weaver for Mrs.
An appoal has boou entered
from tho District Court of Ewa
by Antonio do Sou.a alias ltaraos,
convicted of deserting tho contract
BorvicO of Ewn Plantation Com
pany. Kwong Uin vs. Wong Yin, ao
couutiug, is still boforo Judgo
Cartor, and the Court proposes to
adjourn this aftoruoon to opnu nt
Uooia, othor sitlo of tho island, at
10 a. m. tomorrow.
Judge Perry has rocovorod
enough to hoar iu his oflloo nt
almiubors Kopoikai nudothornvB.
Ililo Sugar Co.Uosiv for plaintiffs;
Kinney it Ballon aud Knhookauu
THE SPORTS COMMITTEE fm
iioi.i a .iii::n.MJ at mi: iian.ii. Emm.
iiAN norm, last ni.MMi, '3uH
Unroll Vlrlorln' JiiIiIIpo lo be ii (ireittPv "h ?g
1 Iwy lor Honolulu riilltlrcn I till a ., V
I'rocrmii Not Itenil).
Unroll Yirlorlu'o JiiIiIIpo lo be n (.rent
lliij- ior Honolulu iii Mi rcu I nil
Fourteen members ot tho Com
mitteo on Sports for tho Queon
Victoria Jubilee celebration met
last night and formulated a pro
gram, which has been placed in
the hnuds of thoir secretary for
engrossment and presentation at
tho general meeting to be hold
next Monday evening. Tho ro
port will not bo made public until
then, but it is learned that the
sum of nbout $3000 is what tho
couimitteo would liko to spend in
carrying out "the program agreed
on last night.
This includes boat racing of nil
kinds in tho morning froin.8tol0,
and prizes aggregating StloO in
valuo will bo olTorcd if tho gener
al couimitteo nccopts tho report of
tho sports committee.
From 10 a. m. to 1 p. m. tlioro
will bo children's sports at Kapio
lani park. It is hoped, to bo nblo
to take all the small children iu
tho city to the park and back in
free busses aud street cars, give
them three' hours of all kinds of
infantilo games for prizes and
fill thorn up to their hearts' con
tent with nil thoy can oat and
drink. It seems to bo tho wish
of tho sports committoo to innko
the day ono that tho children will
romember as long as they live
aud tho committeo will spend
S750 in tho attempt if finances
will allow it.
Tho main sports will commence
at 1 o'clock. Thero will be about
fifteen athletic events of tho usual
ordor, such as running, jumping,
throwing tho hammer, otc, for
valunblo prizes designed to bring
out tho host athlotio talent in tho
city. Sovoral hundred dollars is
wanted for this purpose
Thoro will bo sevon separate bi
cycle events for prizes of $20 or
more, nnd tho least tho committeo
can get along with on this account
Tho committeo also think they
can ubo about $300 to good ad
vantage in about two horso racos.
At any evont they will try to havo
one This is to bo for tho Victo
ria Jubilee cup, to bo mado to
ordor and to cost not loss than
It will bo seen from tho abovo
that if the people of Honolulu,
big and little, irrespective of ngo
and nationality, do not onjoy
theniBolvos on tho Jubileo day it
will not bo tho fault of tho Com
mitteo on Sports.
m m m
I'liiKirnl or Jlr, Snvlilse.
Thoro was a very largo attend
ance at tho obsequies of tho late
Samuel Savidgo yesterday after
noon. Tho services took place at
St. Androw's Cathedral, whero tho
membors of Excolsior Lodge No.
1, I. O. O. F.( had assembled to
await tho arrival of tho remains
from tho houso. ltev. Alex.
Mackintosh conducted tho ser
vices, hymns boiug sung by a
spocinl choir composed of Mrs.
lonnoy, Misb Ward, Mrs. Ross,
aud Messrs. Iaukea, Stauloy,
Mackintosh and Starkoy. Tho
pall bearers wore B. F. Dilling
ham, Tom May, J. J. Lookor, J.O.
Carter, E. O. Rowo nnd L. L. La
pierro. Tho romains woro iutorrod
at Nuuanu cemetery, tho services
at tho grave boiug iu accordance
with tho Odd Fellows' ritual.
Whoro 1 O. W. HI. emir
G. W. St. Clair, nn ex-membor
of the Mounted Patrol, is missing
from hiB room in tho Queen hotel
and has not beon booh for somo
days, By somo ho is supposed to
havo gouo to tho Const and by
others to Maul. no luts been
unorly bought for todiy by a
lurgo uuiubor of creditor,
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