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THE EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, II. 1., JANUARY 27, 1890.
San Francisco is better provided-
with hotels tlian any otner iity oi
its size. Among these, ranking
first-class, arc the Palace, the
largest 'in ihc World;, costing',. :jm
eluding equipment and furniture,
$7,000,000; California, Lick, Occi
dental and Grand Hotel (connected
t by a bridge with the 'Palace and
f operated in conjunction with it);
lipsiflos familv Boardintr Houses
which rank, in point of scrvicc"ahd
! ...!i1. .ttn Imtnle
, conveniences wmi uit uiu
'Hie Public Schools of San Fran
cisco have an average daily attend
ance of 33,000 pupils and employ
904 teachers. No more efficient
system of education can be found
in the United States than those
which obtain in San Francisco, a
graduate of the High School being
admitted to the University without
examination. With the public
schools.thcre arc several academies
whose efficiency of instruction is
rewarded by accreditation to the
llesidcs the Commercial High
School, conducted by the School
Department, there arc several pri
vate Business Colleges where a
thorough commercial instruction
may be had. The Cogswell Poly
technical College and St. Francis
v Technical School provide cduca
j tion in the Mechanical Arts and
' Sciences, including facilities for ac
quiring instruction in practical
There are nine Public Libraries,
the Free Public Library in the City
Hall, containing 53.000 volumes;
the Mercantile on Van Ness and
Golden Gate Avs., 57,000 volumes;
Odd Fellows, in their own build
ing, Seventh and Market Sts., 41,
000 volumes; Mechanics' Institute
on Post St. near Kearny, 70,000
volumes; the Law Library, 47,000
volumes. Among private libraries,
the most important is that of the
late Hon. Adolph Sutro (not yet
open to the public), containing 85,
000 volumes, and a large collection
of rare works of art.
Notwithstanding that the China-
f man and his peculiar customs may
be seen in nearly every State in the
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INTERSECTION OP MARKET AND POST STREETS.
Coffee . . . .
OTIS, McaLLISTER & CO
109 California Street
Union, "Chinatown" remains de
servedly one of the sights of San
Francisco, and accompanied by a
guide, who may be secured at any
of the various hotels, the stranger
is well rewarded by an evening
spent among the Celestials, and
will understand why the Chinese
arc unwelcome immigrants.
The visitor to Chinatown should
not fail to inspect the pawnshops,
where many quaint and curious
things can be found. The Joss
houses, theaters and restaurants
are each worthy of a visit.
BLAKE, MOFFITT & TOWNE
55-57-59 and 61 FIRST STREET
...SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
BLAKE, MOFPITT & TOWNE BLAKE. MoPALL & CO.
Los Anoeles. New Yokk Office, Pohtlanii On.
5 and 7 Beekmnn Street, Room 707,
Established in I860
607, 600, 611 & 613
San Francisco, Gal..
Manufacturer! of All SIzch of
Manila and Sisal Rope
Binder Twine, Lath Yarn, Drilling Cables, Whale Line,
ROPE FOR TRANSMISSION OF POWER.
ALBERT V. GEAR
Commissioner of Deeds for California.
THEO. F. LANSING
Member Honolulu Stock Exchange.
GEAR, LANSING & CO.
General Financial Agents
and Trustees for Nonresidents
P . . . . . . .-.
General Agents for Hawaiian Islands
GREENWICH INSURANCE CO. of New York,
NORWICH UNION FIRE INSURANCE SOCIETY of England,
GLASS and BOILER-
INSURANCE . . .
GERMANIA LIFE INSURANCE CO. of New York
CANTON INSURANCE OFFICE, L'td., Hongkong
PACIFIC SURETY COMPANY of San Francisco
P. O. Box 404
210 King St.