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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I SATURDAY, MARCH 10, l'JOO
A Time for
With the rush of Holiday Trade over, we have
more time to devote to your eyes; and beg to
remind you that our facilities for eye work has
With the most approved testing apparatuses,
combined with a perfect knowledge of eye
troubles, we claim to correct eye strain corn
pletely by prescribing proper glasses where
such are needed.
Where glasses are not needed we cheerfully
tell you so.
aruLsrt Hjindedf 11
EX MOUIUAN, 11
A Splendid Oonsigimioiit
Buggies, Road Darts, and Harness.
Specially Selected for Local Requirements.
Honolulu Carriage Hanufactory
"W. "W. WltKi HT, Prop'r.
Just Received :
fan Cnd Cranberries.
Atmore's Mince Meat,
Condensed Mince Meat,
Apples, Turnips, Hams,
New Crop Nuts and Raisins.
Cream Chocolate Tablets. Jinn,
Jellies. Shrimps. Table Fruits, Olives.
Qiegon Burbank Potatoes, Crickets and Cakes, &c,,' &t
SOMETHING GOOD TO EAT !
Just Ractived, a New Lot of Groceries:
Norwegian Anchovies, Holland Herring, Sw'ss Chees!,"-' Mettwurst Sausage,
' Brom inel..n." -a ne v j:lly In p .vvder. Alph.t Home Pudding-s varLilr.
Boston B'ovn Bre 1 1. Oyster S m e and Red-Hnt Spanish. Chile Con Came.
RutabJga Turnips. Mir c Ymst. Condensed Mince Meat, etc.
Dried Fruit In Great Variety. At
Telephone 080. Fort
HENRY MAY & CO., Ltd.
Grocers. . . .
The Waterbonse Store,
:i Bethel street. Telephone 24
Optician and Jeweler
of Surreys, PhrotoiiB,
FORT 8TREKT, ABOVE HOTEL.
212 KhiK street, next to the Arlington.
street Orpheum Block.
The Mc Intyre Store
Cor.KIng and Fort streets.- Telephones,
Markets and rocers.
J 08 KING STREET.
Q. J. iVALLEit, : : Manage'
Wkolofmle and Rntail
Oregeon and Tamales
Fresh Ranch Eggs
Naval Oranges "'
J. R. MILLS
Lincoln Block, ICIiu sreut.
Is the foretaste of the whole day. Spol
that Mid we probablv spoil ill."
Be su'e the coffee Is good, and that h
LEWIS & CO.,
Telephone zoo. 1 1 1 Fun St
Beer and Wine Dealers.
iMFOItTBna, AND VVholkhalb
WIeb ui Lipr Dealers.
A(totf for III. Bottl.d Rainier 8t.r of atattla.
NO, 10 NUUANU KlHKKT
Fottu Block. Honolulu. Hawaiian Islandi.
P.O. Bonn, Mutual Tai.pnoni log,
GONSALVES & CO.,.Ltc
WHOLESALE GROCERS AM
2r Qnwwn RJrwot, Hnnnlnln, W,
loasoiidaiea Soda Water Co., L'f
torner Allen A Fort Sts., Honoluli.
HOLLI8TER & CO..
REPORT ON CABLE SURVEY
Commander Hedges o( the Nero Tills
Result c( Yoik.
Hawaiian Lar.d.rg to Ba Made at Waltnta
Bay, Oibu- LuDdltg Made at Midway
Slip at Guam.
Following Is the report of Comman
der Hodges on tlio Pacific Cable sur
vey: U. S. S. Nero, San Francisco,
February 12, 1900.
Sir: In obcdlcnco to the Depart
ment's instructions, dated March 10,
1899, In transmitting the reuults of
the work recorded upon tho formn and
plotting sheets at tho conclusion of the
1'aclllc Bubmarlne telegraph survey, 1
have to mnko the following report
As I believed my llrst duty was to
run tho line to Yokohnma as r.oau an
possible, beforo tho noreast monsoon
set In, I did not delay at Guam to take
At duyllght, September 9th, I pro
cccded on tho direct lino to Yokohama.
I took 400 tons of coal on board at
Yokohama, which took 113 back to
Quatn, with about forty tons over,
While nt anchor In Yokohama harbor,
outsluo tho breakwater, on October 7th
wo experienced a perfect typo of a fast
On October 10th I proceeded from
Yokohnma to travcrso tho direct line
back to Guam. 1 bcllcvo It Is sulllclcnt
ly developed to malco it an eminently
satisfactory practical route. I arrived
nt Cluam tho afternoon of November 2d
leaving tho last few casts to be taken
on coming out, In order to get in be
I wns Informed by Commander Bel
knap the last tlmo he was nt Guam
that' ho was satisfied that Tarafofc
was the best place for landing n cable
on tho Island. I nm of the samo opin
ion, after what I havo seen of the
wholo and consulting tho best authori
ties on tho Island. If Tarafofo Is not
accepted, tho cablo would have to be
taken around and landed on tho south
ern sido of tho harbor of San Louis
I took on board 1,200 tons of coal at
Guam, and on tho morning of Novem
ber 12th proceeded to finish the sound
ings around the Island. Tho 20-fathom
and 100-fathom marks havo been es
tablished nt Tarafofo and San Louis
d'Aprn. Tho drop-off at tho mouth of
tho harbor of San Louis d'Apra Is so
abrupt that, though I took n sounding
as closo in as was prudent in this ship,
It fell to 234 fathoms.
I then proceeded to find a southern
route to connect with our direct lino to
Midway, but struck tho Nero deep
again and nm convinced that it cannot
be gotten around with tho cable. Here
tho two dcepcst.casts and tho two deep
est temperatures ever taken were re
corded. Tho depths aro 6,100 and C.2C9
fathoms, and tho temperatures are 35.9
at 5,070 fathoms and 3G at 5,101 fath
oms. I then proceeded back to tho vlclnltv
of Tarafofo and began to travcrso nnd
rlnvelon thn illrnnt rnnfn in MMurnv I
believe it to bo suillclcntly doveloped'to
iiiuku ;i Bausniciury nnu practical
Our landing at Midway, outward
bound, developed' nit that could bo
seen. It was found as described in the
Sailing Directions. Sand Island may
havo changed some In dimensions and
form, but it is not noticeable to the
eye. That a light frame building Is
still standing about tho middlo of the
northern side, which was apparently
built some years ago, goes to bIiow
that tho elements do not treat it very
sovcrcly. It seems as though tho Isl
and could certainly nccommodato a
sufficient plant for n rolay station.
Tho travcrso was continued from
Midway to Walmcn Day, Oahu Island,
Hawaiian Islands. About 11 p. m
Jnnuary Gth, a southwest galo was en
countered. It looks Ilko n flno bench
and ns though It would bo a good land
ing station. I then proceeded to sound
around to Honolulu, discovering a
bank with 500 to 600 fathoms of water
on it, extending between Onhu nnd
Knunl nnd arrived off Honolulu tho
morning of January 22d. Tho currents
of tho Pacific arc very variable nnd ec
centric nnd would seem to bo subject
to a tldnl Influence, especially in tho
vicinity of reefs nnd Islands. In tho
trndo belt between Midway and Guam
tho current Is generally westerly, but
very vnrlablo in strength: and In llcht
winds nnd calms Is frequently ob3crv-
ii in uumiKo irum n strong current oi
ono to two knots nn hour to nothing In
tho couroo of a slnglo day, tho tidal
wavo apparently killing tho natural
Ono important thing for nnv vessel
to know making Dlngnln bay, on tho
east coast of Luzon, Is that while thuro
Is usually n strong northerly nnd west
erly set nlong the coast, well off shore,
after getting beyond tho end of Polll
lo Island, thcro Is a strong eddy mak
ing to tho south and west, down
through tho passago between Pollllo
From tho dato of sailing from San
Francisco, April 22, 1899, to date of
arrival nt samo, February 11, 1900, a
total of 288 days. 19 hours, tho ship
had etenmod 29,203 knots. Sho has
been at sea .40 days, C hours, and at
anchor 48 days, 14 hours.
Two reels were crushed in tho course
of tho wholo work of tho survey.
Most nil of tho positions of tho
soundings aro practically dcflnlto from
tho ordinary navigation point of view,
though they are not so marked when
a run of any consequence comes in.
Every means nnd devlco known and
nvallablo at sea, have been used, and, i
as finally corrected on the forms and
plotting sheets, after tho last checks
jn the chronometers nt Honolulu, they
ire as absolute as possible at sea. To
-ho best of my knowlcdgo I do not be
.iovo n cablo routo was ever so cx
cnslvcly and tnoroughly surveyed nnd
I believe tho result of the survey
irovts the routo to be eminently sat
.sfactory nnd thoroughly practicable.
H. M. HODGES,
Lieut. -Commander, U. S. N.
To tho Secretary of tho Navy.
Value of Wide Tires.
Indiana has a law enacted in 1S99
hat forbids tho uso of public roads for
iaullhg over 2,000 pounds of anything
n a nnrrow tired wagon and over 2,500
winds In wagons with broad tires,
fhc law has been merely nominal, and
luring tho Inst ten years there have
occn fow attempts to enforce it. The
oad supervisors in several counties
lave awakened nt last to their duty
md they aro posting warnings that
lolatcrs will be prosecuted. Aside
rom the fact that laws should bo en
forced, the supervisors nre taking the
jest possible steps to prevent tho do
crlorntlon of their roads. Expert
nco has shown tho dcstructlvcness of
larrow tires, especially when carry
ng heavy loads, nnd it has also shown
hat tho broad tires aro more economi
cal to tho owners of the wagons them
selves. Funcrnl Hcforc Death.
Mrs. Ishtda, G5 years old, of Ycb suno
raachl' Sakal city, has 1,000 yen saved
iway. She Is a widow, and her only
laughter has leu her long since, no
')ody knows for where. In short Mrs.
'shlda has no relation left to bequeath
icr little fortune to and sho has dc--Ided,
It is reported, to spend It all
jn her own funcrnl, tho ceremony in
onnection with which sho will have
clebrated In duo form on the Eth of
'larch next, that day being her blrth
lay. Of course sho docs not Intend
'.o dlo on that day. Japan Times.
With twenty years exDe
rience, Kinjj Bros, claim fir.t
lace as p'cture framers. You
ill always be satisfied if you
h ive this sort of work propc-rlv
done. Enough said. KING
ROS., 110 Hotel street.
George HafTner, Jeweler, has moved
o Vineyard street near the Queen no
tel. Livery nnd boarding stables have
open established by the Club Stables at
Long Branch. Wulklki.
OTICE OP SCHOOL OPENING,
The fo'lowlng government ttlwl. In
he DMrlct of Honolulu will re ren at
i o'clock a. m , on ALndav, March uth
At., High Scnonl, all grades. Kaakopua
.Vallupe. Waiklkl, Manoa, Maklkl, Pau
i, Macmae, Kulihi-waena, Kal.lil-uku,
hy order of ;the Department of Publl
1475-Jt C. T. RODGERS.
Holders of water privileges, or those
aying wntcr rates, are hereby notified
hat tho hours for Irrigation purposes
re from C to 8 o'clock a. m. and from
Ho C o'clock p. m.
Superintendent Water Works.
Approved by A. YOUNG,
Minister of Interior.
Honolulu, June 14. 1899.
L. E. PINKHAM.
Ollloo with tlix Pacllia Hnrdwaru Co,,
tltiuiilulu, U. 1.
Kstl notes n 1 vim mill cnntracU mnilM
fur wiilU 011 Any of thtt IhIhiiiIh. HIX
1BW PLANTS (orliHHVy work owmtd
V th miiNi HlclliriilhlKlifHtelaNiilrlllerii.
FRED J. CROSS,
-CntiMtiltliiK anil Hu;irint4)nillnir
Klnctro'llyitrxtilit' Powtir Tranxmtflon
RKI'illtTH AND ESTIMATES
FURNISH KD, . . .
With Ciit'im-NHll Co., Quoon stroot.
nitlw iim to Po ttlcM. )2i8
Jj RIES T. TAYLOR,
M. Am. Soc. C. E.
806 Judd Block. Telo. 6S3.
Real Estate Transaction .
Babflcribers are tnrniabed with Irom fix
a six lists ner week, Ktaloa. an aoonm
ecord ot all deedt, mort Rapes, leases, n
-ases, powers ol attorney, eto,, etc, vblo
rr plaoorl on record,
isbecrlptlon Prim. tli.iMi per Hnu
A. V. GEAR,
Judd Building, Bonotsin.
Agents, Bros And mm.
H. G.Irwin & Go
Western Sugar Refinery Co., el E4.
Baldwin Locomotive Works n
Philadelphia. Penn., U. 8 A.
Newell Univursa, Mill Co (NatUMtf
Cane ShredderhNew York, U. . ft
N. Ohlandt & Co'h Olimnlml Frtftf
Alex. Cross & Sons, high r SB.
tllizers for Cune and C.nirt.
Reed's Steam Pip nv.rln.
ALSO OFFER FOR SALR
1'arnfune Paint Co's P O. jc
nnd Papers; Lucol and LiMnr.
Oils, raw and boiled.
Indurine (n cold water paut, to
white nnd colors.
Filter Press Cloths, Cement, LUcr
and Pricks .
CASTLE & GOOKB,
iioixorj JT i '.
The Ewi PUnfatl. Co.
rj. W.i.iu, i Aerkul-rat Co.. L 4,
The Kchala Sucar Cf
rt Walamta Sugii Mill Co.
nt Koloa Afrkultunl Co.
the Fulton Iron Work. St. Lou.t. Ma.
Wit Standard Oil Co.
Tha Geo. F, Blake Steam Punpe.
pie New Incl.nd Lite Insurance Co. of Baa .
Te .tna Hre Int. Co. ot (Unfold. Cm.
The Alliance Aiturance Co. ot Lndoa.
Agents for tho California and Ortats
tf m. G. Irwin & Co.
Wm, O. Irwin. President nnrl
Clans Spreckels VlcePreau.
v. m. uirraru.. HcconC Vice Ireai.
H. M. Whitney. Jr. Treu. n
Geo. J. Ross AutaaB,
AOtNTH OP TB
HJEANIO STEAMSHIP C0MP1HT
OF HAN KUAVflWO "!.
BRSWER S C0., LTD.,
Uueen ttreei. Honolulu M.i
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...... lannETicuiurrai uompiny, Americas Bant
Comr.nv. Ookala Sugar Plant Co. Ononee Sattl
Co . Mniimu Surer C .. Welluku Sutai Co., Makaw
Suva, rn II.ia.i..i D.. - ..... .. n
Pl.nter Llnr San Fr ;,, PacW C bel. Be wee.
ft Co. Line ol Bnn Packeta
LIST OF OFFHJKRH
TreKMirer bih! Hccrotary 5 Col. W. Ft
hiiM. Oei. K. PHtter. Dlrrrmr
QUEEN ST., - HONOLULU.
The Lincibhlre In'urance Co.
1 he Biloise Insur.mcr Co.
I mtnn fine p. ..l... I ..
JjoincstlcSewliiR Atacl'ilne, Etc
.ML. PHlLLlJea s. UO.
Wholesale Importer! and Jobbbxt u
luropean and American Dry atwi
ro t nd yiirnn HttMtn
d. HACKFELD & (.H.,L
iENEH&L COMMISSION AliFiKi.
Jor Port nnd Qqwn Htrwtw ffn.oln
aonolulu Irou Works Co
Improve., and modern SUOAR KaV
CHINERY If every cananr n i
scrlptl jn mude to order. Boiler worto
auu Kivttiuu pipes for nstl
purposes a specialty. Partliu,ar atu
tlon Daid to job a'nk a Mn..
executed at shortest nolle
bjnaral Uanaser of
rba quJtabl Life Asanranca Sociitj
U' Vh ijnlted BUtci foi the Hawaii,
Ontcm Uerobant itroet. Bon '
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