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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, January 05, 1881, Image 4

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FANCY GOODS
A. M. MELLIS, Proprietor.
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C. BREWER & GO.
OEFER FOB SALE TO ARRIVE
BT THE riSEJ
AMERICAN BARK AMY TURNER,
2TZVELL, JhKB, now aboct dee Irora Cotton,
The Following list of Merchandise
Etcsra Goal In Imlt,
Cumberland Coal in casts and Iralt,
Stove Coal in casts and bulk,
Oak Plant. 1 inch to 8 inch.
Barrels Tar. Pitch and Rosin,
Canal Barrows with Iron Wheels
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The Passage of the Season
118 Days from Glasgow !
THE EXTUC3IK CXI1TEB inner SIIII'
CITY OF NANKIN
HAS JUST ARRIVED
18 w"rencnt, from iClts.ow.witl, a fall car-o of
Now Being Offered to the Trade
Terpentine, Paint Oil, Lard Oil,
Eastern Pine Barrel Shoot,
Boston Card Matches.
VERT LIBERAL TKRWs
THE CAEGO COKSISIS AS FOLLOWS :
DRY GoorjQ
la Lap. Varietj, Embracinr
Prints. Cotton. Linens, Woolens. Clotb.In-
(itTi.'.rT Cloths. Victoria Lawnt.
ttlotJaclets. Crimean Shirts. 4c, 4c
GALVANIZED ROOFING,
aSSi d y,;1"- Ut Metal, ast Steel
Anrilt and VIcet, Jtintiii- v. ui. ? '
, iliatiii- iittal, it, 4c
Parlor aud Bedroom Sds. I BEAUTIFUL VABIEtv
Ijaiuaiimt
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1BS1.
Bnsinea Ufa in Ancient Rome
Of manufactories on a large scale there were
few in Home, thongh some of the most promi
nent nobles owned factories in Italy and the
provinces. Even the emperors did not dis
dain to be interested in ventures of this tind,
M. Anrclins inherited from his mother im
mense bnck-factones ; and even now bricks
are found bearing the name of Cru Dotnitius
inims, tuo .bmpcror s great grandfather by
adoption. Another Emperor, Pertinax, for
three years conducted a felt factory in Lien.
ria. As senators were forbidden to cngago in
trade, tho Emperor bad reconrso to tho usual
expedient to baffle tho law. He set in busi
ness trusty frecdmen and slaves who disposed
oi ins mauuiaciurcs. utiicr senators owned
potteries or worked mines And ouarrics.
But though great quantities of merchandise
wcro supplied by thceo factories, and tho finer
taoncs were imported ready-raado from the
East, most manufactured articles were pro-
aucea on a small scale in tho city itsolf. It
was trnh a bee-hivo of artisans and median
ics. Bakers, tailors, shoemakers, carpenters,
smiths, dyers, tanners, fullers, potters, masons,
carvers, and a host of others here busily plied
meiriraacs ana earned a modest livelihood,
Of shoemakers there were five or six varieties.
Even the sculptor restricted himself to one
branch of his art. There wcro artists who
produced only Genii or Victories nay, sorao
wnosc sole occupation was to insert eves into
statues mado by others. Two statues havo
been found in which the bodies were exact
duplicates, thouclt ono was surmounted bv
the head of Augustus, the other by that of
Agnppa. bome sculptors, therefore, kept on
hand a supply of ready-made bodies, for
which heads were made to order. Of course,
tho prico of work bo produced was very low,
and a respectable life-sized statue of marble,
or bronze could begot for 26 to 31, at a
time wlicn from 2,000 to 6,000 was paid for
a Phidias or Scopas.
Jfo doubt many of the mechanics and trades
men of Bomo were slaves ; but that a laro
number were free citizens must be inferred
from tho number and importance of their col
Icgia, or guilds. Their establishment reaches
back into hoary antiquity, for they arc said to
have been founded by Numa Pempilius. They
were associations with corporate rights, whoso
aim was not ouly to further tho business
interests of their members, but also to provide
uicm wim concemai amusements. ..Not on v
each trade bad its guild, but sometimes each
branch of a trade. For instance, there were
not only goldsmith and silversmith guilds, but
aiso a ruua ot nncmakcrs. Of their influence
on business life wo have no detailed know.
ledge. They all worshipped Minerva, tho
general ferrlt.ir(die.
H. HACKFELD &CO.
0FFR FOR SALE
INVOICES OF NEW GOODS
TO ARRIVE PER
GERMAN BARK '(i. F. HAEXBEL
AND PER
"ATALAXTA," FR0JI BREMEN,
(To be followed by the "Kale" and "Iolanl,")
And por Stoamor, via Panama.
INVOICES OF
Following; Goods
Are now in our possession :
DARK 15LUE DENIMS :
The
country may be bi-mctalic or mono-mctalic,as
suits tho pleasure of Secretary Sherman.
Consequently the Treasury has the option of
paying all demands acainst tho United States
of whatever name or nature cither in gold or
No Wonder They Loss Them.
Any ono who notices tho inviting pockets
and tempting purses ladies oflbr to enterpris
ing thieves, docs not wonder that cases where
women lose mcuey through the kindly offices
of light fingered gentlemen aro common.
.Ladies socm to havo a delightful confidence,
mat is extremely refreshing, in their alulity
to handle momy. A couple of ladies in Jfew
York, on Friday, drew S20,000 from a bank
intending to give it to a broker, who was to
invest llio money in bonds. The lady carefully
put tho money in an envelop and carefully
put the envelop in a pocket, although, which
pocket the lady cannot recollect. Kow what
lady could drivo down Broadway without
looking at tho shop windows, and what lady
looting at the shop windows could resist tho
temptation to go inside t The two ladies went
into Arnold, Constablo & Co's store and
shopped. Then they went to the brokers.
wcro a man with such a sum in his possession
would havo gone first. Now it will almost
paralyze our readers with astonlahment to
know that " when the v cot there the cunboard
was bare," or in other words tho cash was
gone. Fivo thousand dollars reward is offered
fur it. " It's all richt." says tho feminine
loser, who, by the way, is very rich, " be-
canso my name is on the envelop and tho
tinder will know just where to brag it.
This shows her deep sizht into human nature.
and wo assuo her that it is a blessing that she
toot the precaution to put her namo on the en
velop lor the convenience ot tlio tinder. A
horrid man would never havo thought of such
a thing.
Prodnce Market.
On tho upper end of Gratiot avenuo a littlo
old man keeps a sort of a croccrv and notion I
store, and a few days ago a citizen wanted to I
buy him out, enlarge the building and cstab- India Rubber CoatS and Overalls
usua iirai-ciars siore. 1 no Old man expressed I r , . ., . . . , .. ..
his willingness to sell, and inventoried his F fli Jvie'.c'.f!iF1?SJil N ater'
stock at S38. This wasn't his price tor vaca- E,-rtb Tltr ! inbin'siStaicts,
ting, however. Y ben ho came to make figures Feather Dusters. Hnminni..
no wanted cjuu.
MESSRS. CA1
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SALE
RKET HATES,
NEW GOODS
New Prints. Star Pads; Ac.
Itrown Cottons Horrock's White Cottons,A & B
Turkey Red Cotton. Tickincs,
Uluo Cotton Drill, lilno and Fancy FLANNEL,
jasims. Italian iioui. iterp.
Fancv White aHd JJlack DltESS GOODS.
ncxuaiu, jiouair, .nuuroviuiu, unmneiH, ac,
Ban-Re, Curtains, ljambrequins, Table Coveis,
vc iCC. ac iTC.
TAILORS' GOODS:
Buckskins Doeskins, Coatings. Diagonals,
Printed MoleskinR, Brown Cords,
'White Linen Drills, ic
An Assortment of Shirts,
Woolen, Flannel and Cotton JI Ued,
Merino and Cotton Undershirts.
Wool Jackets, Shan Is, IMaiikcts, Towels, ic
HOSIERY:
Socks and Stockings, Balbriggan,
Children's 4 c
Silk Handkerchiefs Foulard),
T. K. and Fancy Cotton llandkerchisfs,
Neckties, Wool and Silk Braids,
Ribbons, Thread, Buttons, Ac
Butyour old dried herrinirs. iiimDinr-iacks
anu jimcracks oniy nguro up coo, protested
tho citizen.
Yes, I know: but I must havo somclhincr
for the good will of this business ." said the
Old man.
Good will ! How much do vonr sales aver.
ago per uayr
"Moll, about 51.50."
"And you want over S2S0 for thu rnio.1
rn o
Hill I
"But, you must remember." calmlv nl.
8crrcd tho old man, " that it has taken me
Violin Strings, Playing Cards
s, lenna chairs
OFFEj
AT THE LOWES
THEIR STOCK O
lttUEIVEll I KU LATE AItKIVAL.-XI:D 70 AEIt,VE rER
W. H. Whiton, from New York, City of Madti! and City of Nankin, from England
TOESE GOODS AEB An"""
Plantations, Country Slopes and Families
And boncht from FIRST HANDS FOR CASH, and J be sold for CVSH, with best discount fct
same, or on nsnal terms to parties approved. We offer onlsnd and to arrive,
Palace Water White High Test Kerosene Oil,
Vulcan Water Whito AboTO Standard Kerosene Oil.
Lnnl Oil. Castor Oil, Neats Foot Oil. (Minder Oil. FIB Steam Packing,
India Rubber Flat Packing, MR, 1 3-16, dc: AsbestJS Steam lacking. AsbestrM Boiler CbTering
Babbit Metal, Canal Barrows, Lace Leather, Leather Felting. 8, 4. 6. S, 10 and 12 inch ;
Weston's Centrifngal Beltinc, a superior article ; Dis.tons Cane Knives.
Bush Scythes and Snaiths Ox Bows, Mule Cart Axles. Hole Collars and Hamcs. Mule Shoes,
Heavy Garden Hoes Lane's Planters' Hoes Axe and IVk Mattocks Paris Breaking Plows,
LR, the old favorite and unexcelled Mblino Steel Brmkinff Plow. X0 and XI Steel Horse Hows
Kigle No. 20 Plows, Planet jr. Horso Hoc.a few MOLIXE GANG PLOWS,
John Decro mako t)ll Hose, 34. 1, 1 1-4, 1 1-2 and 2 inch;
Best Standard Weston'B Ccntrifujral Liniries. 12 and It iaeh, best qnality ; Portable Forgea,
Baldwin Feed Cutters Eagle Anvils Spear Jt Jackson's ; Disston Stnbbe' Assorted Files,
Disston's celebrated Saws U is ; Machinots' Masons' anil Blacksmiths' Hammers
Saccharometcrs and Syrup Thermometers Cot Nails all sized ; Cut Spikes, Wrought Nails,
Horso Shoes Horse Nails Finishing Nails.
A F0LL LINE OF SHELF HARDWARE
SUCH AS
Locks Butts Screws Hinges Angers, Anger Bits, Chisels Saws Braces, Bolts Catches lc,
Machino and Carriage Bolts, best numuf acturc ; Smooth, Jack and Jointer Planes,
Plows and Match Planes A Full Line of
Paints and Oils of the Ecst Enalish a
STAPLE GOODS, Sul
Amoskeag Denims. 8 and a oz. Tickings A C A B and DID.
Unbleached Cottons. Cbem. M rdinm nml Vin ' Mr
Russia Diaper, Pure Linen Sheeting, Fine Mosquito Lace, 1
uuft.u. luouiuuwi Ul UllCriCiUl HUllO lanUCtS.
d American Brands!
hed Cottons t-l vide, best make :
B Drills. Linen Drills, heavy ;
Flannel, Scarlet Flannel,
Looking Glasses
STATIONERY:
Blank Books Ledgers Journals
Day Books Copy and Receipt Books
Gold Leaf. WRAPPING PAPER,
Superior Printing Paper, two sizes
Manila Ropo all sizes. Spuuyarn,
Flax and Hemp Packing,
Sugar cto Coal Bags
Woolpack, Burlaps Sail Twine,
Indu Rubber Packing,
STAPLE G-ROGlBlES
goddess of mechanical arts, whoso festival over fivo years to work up my Bales to where SADDLES Sydney and Enelish
(March 19 to 23) they scrupulously kept; thoyarenow. For tho first three yoars I was u,i t j
but, besides, each guild had some special hero I didn't sell thirty cents worth a day. Powder, Lead and Zmc Paint,
patron, whose feast was celebrated by them I,y built up a boom in this neighborhood, and HARDWARE :
with much porop and display. The bakers, I'm not going to givo it away to a stranger- Fenco wi , K. Tmn
for instance, were the special wards ofVcsU, not until my rheumetizis wuss ! rieasecrowd Galvnizej'lro?Pir
tne goddess ot the hearth-fire: and on her in behind tho stove and rit Una wnmin n Yfllnn i.ii ik i.. . v.n. bi u.:i.
Golden Gate Extra Familv Flour. ITnwnimn THi r.m
.Cube Suenr. Hawaiian Sucars. Com and lVn. r,.T-,lr,.l i
Sanlims Oxford Sausages McMurray's Ovsters Hvans ALi
Tho iavonte Fancy and Washing Soaps, California and BB.-4
xiums, ujih aieai, Avenn, uranam t lour, JCc, sc, Ac
On Consig-iiiuei
The Geo.F. Blake Hfgr. Co's Steum Feed Irr
Weston's Patent Centrifugals,
Woodicard c Broicn's Ci
2?cw HaveK
TTaiZJitrn & Jocn Mfg. Co. Barbed Wire, the
r jt 7 n m rw ti . irvrsw
x ouianu Yemeni, ougar nags, uats atm'JJfat
Columbia River Salmon, bbls. and hf. Ibis., SamoHBi
i ipnn, Comet and CLeap Teas
i c r's Finest Spices,
: uranus;
S & Vacuum Pumps
tantw,
?o. rarhr Organs
rbed Wire mantifaciurci
ICaVfornia Way,
i tn Kits Very Fine.
mve
chance to buy a darning necdlo."
Petroleum In Napa Valley.
O. Cutler has a mountain ranch on IW
vicei., cigin miies Dormwcst ot .Napa, and
wbilo working out a slide on a road oh this
ranch somo two months ar?o. ho rolled nut n
cnuncK ot niuo clay, weighing some fifty
pounds, that was saturated with lietrolcum.
This set him to thinkine: and ho investigated
further. Below tho surfaco and for a distanco
Al fn.nnfn 4 t 1 1 1 . 1 I , . ...
Tlio r ri i 1 . -"""J aiuiig 1110 uanK no lound tlio
.ml rTi .i . i, i S?!1" ?l is day and decomposed rock, as well as tho air,
Z "S at 5 T r hC'M- Tbe pri,res uf P8ntcd will, oil ; there were traces of i
totitf,It,' in Va,ri0US, plaCCS iQ 1,10 neisl'horhood, and it
I fin i,,P5?" , fo,llow,."S "cms:- was found standing on the surfaco of the water
- .... . maun Kauurs. : i I m trto crrrt nlmrn Mr r.Mor i
6d 'T0nT,rS'd-;,,1,I,li,r8l'.0C31..18' San Fra'o cot an oil expert, who had
bd.: I pair mail's sandals. 13d I mir .lln. I c,..l,. i:..i n ' . ... .
o i c.i . . ... ' . " in u. vii venire, ra,. u examino
luuic, u IU1. ID IUB.: I the premises. T lis centleman. after rarefnll.-
feast (Jui.e 0) they marched faith in uroccs
s:on, accompanied bv their asses, which wern
adorned with garlands of flowers and loaves
ot oread.
The expenses of the artisan wero not vrrv
large, for living at Rome was cheap. From
an edict of the Emperor Diocletian, which
seems to rivo the maximum Dricos of lalior
anu raercnanaise, tirtiiger lias conjectured
that the shop rent cost Irom 12 to 10 annu
ally, while the averatro vearl v div of a innrnrr.
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man luttmiuio was irom tiu to Jt.se and board
Lllos-. Xnil. Klwl llflllc
Perforated Brass Buckets, Cutlery, Scissors
Butcher and Pocket Knives.
iiazom, aneep bneara, Saw Files -ic.
GRQCKEKV in Assorted Crates. Also,
Dinner, Breakfast and Tea Sets
BowU, Rico Diahcs Cups Flower Pots
GROCERIES :
WATCHES, WA
Sardines, Vinegar, Dnrct's Olivo Oil,
German Sausage,
Ultra Wash Blue, BIuo Mottled Soap,
Tablo Salt, Stearine Candles ic
toga, 1 t
"ur.'"a..a
I iasiiianablo
XT'. Wicn ttieii
I rtvrwcra
Tomato and Mock Turtle Soup, Irish Stew.
x... . v utu, ii.ium, J1ULIDH,
Leiinters, Clams. Corn. Teas. Tomatoes.
Sausage, Clara Chowder, Lard, Family Pork
Cotton Duck,Nos. I to 10
Oahrm, Boat Boards. Whaleboat.
A choice selection of Boston Crackers in 21b
una,
ilanlla Cordage, all tires from C thread to
H inch,
Eponjarn, Marline.
Cut JSTalls,
Uars, Washboards, Buckets,
-cXjsIa. Ilartls,
Hair Mattresses and Pillowa,
Curled Hair, Excelsior,
Iron Safes, assorted sizes,
Michigan Pine Lumber,
mwv umjukb, n ot - . iuairs,
Hide Poison, Sugar Bags.
RfilltTigTcp OficeDttki
Office Chain, Baby Carriages,
JrirsplStatJEiterjsicn Carriages,
Brewxtex Buggies,
llBrowr-elTs Buggy.
An Invoice of BeMnod Iron, assorted.
Ccrrngmtcd Iren. Fence Wire, Rubber Belting
JLS I5TOICE OF
Burnett's Extracts,
AM COTjOGSE.
Downer's Kerosene Oil
MULE CARTS,
Sew t trie. p wrecUllj tot Plixutlon ese for cast
Extra HT-ttls and AsJcs for JInle Carls.
tlT-JtB ef tat abcre Goods will be cfiertd to the tradt
at ptkn taaX will be sore lo laiL
KM 1 C. BbETTEB A CO.
PETER D ALTON.
SADDLE & HARNESS MAKER
SO. bZ KX3TG HT IIOAOLVLr.
IX KrTB51.G TIIIXKS FOBTnE EISI.
M- ptPtJcMxii X lurcrrcriTrd for rainy yon, I
rUk to uic xtAt 1 tt on hied, or am tt&j to cikr
i rur,
DOUBLE OR SINGLE HARNESS
Ot tat Eat -axtaisl sue Werxz-isitdri.
Ceacsrd Harnest,
tExpreu Harness,
PlAntatioii Harness,
Flow Harness,
JH Bade of Hit bert Stock: no Convict Work or
Beslod. Ltataer.
MySydney iSadtlle.s
WIIX BEAK ISM'ECTIO.V I
Itosbte-ptawl Trm sa4 Epricc Fan. All Sadilet
wijj dc rc-iBea u requrec, ix monuit arter percaxM
wtttwttcbarr.
a rctx ASfoimtEST or
'Wttft, SriUts, Kartisgiles, Saiile Sags, Spin,
Sits, SadclaTrees.Etirrsja. Girths, kz.
TSly PETEB D ALTON'.
SALAMANDER FELTING
ros
CiTeriijr Bailers, Steam Pipes
ETC ETC
Saves 25 percent, of Fuel
PKICE SEDUCED TO 87.50 BBL.
THEO. H
C3i Sffi
DAVIES.
ilitl.
ELEUAJTT fATTEEXS.
PAIIVTS!
5ui5 V.hif. zlnc- r-"l I-"J. Black Taint.
tied ratals In all color., Boilol JJntced OU
lUw Llnet Oil, and Hoi Comii"i"nT '
IBaSTing- and Bngs
STJGAE BAGS AND BICE BAGS
A LARGE VARIETY.
COAL BAGS A Splendid Article, and large
oize.
WOOL BAGGING AND SEWING TWINE,
leather Belting,
OF ALL SIZES ASD FULL TEST.
WINES AND SPIRITS:
McEwtn". Ale and Stoat. Blood. Wolf, . -.
AXD A FEW CASES OF VEBT FIXE
SHERRY, PORT, HOCK & CORDIALS
ALSO, THE CELEBRATED
CACHET BLANC AHD GREEN SEAL
CHAMPAGNES
SUjdriiUic JicV, tlude ton lift. '
Two Hundred Tons Cnnl.
scorcn SPLIST.
Tire Bricks, Portlind Cement, Fire Clar.'rf- Iron,
and also, from
Mirrlees, Tait & Watson,
Six audition Steam Clarliers.
Onepalr Crnlrifnal machines.
One iSaM Miliand Gcarin-.
, ', on niameier.u it sin lonr
Country Orders Solicited.
F f artier partlcnlars, apply to
C W. Macfarlan &. Cin
THE "BIC COLLAR"
HARNESS SHOP
C. HAMMER,
S6 K1XU STBECr,
PRACTICAL HARNESS MAKER!
Fine Single and Double Buggy llamest,
Concord and Mule Harness
Plantation Harness f aU sorts.
Hiding Bridles, Saddles, Wlips
Currycombs, Brinies, Saddle Cloths.
And ererj- Sttttisij for stable oje at!
BED BOCK PBICES FOB CASH.
tST" IIepirlngof ertry defaiptlon done In ar ht
rleBmanncr.wllb.Ul, ltterUtf.oiSt
AU Work Guaranteed or F.rrhun.
MMQl U
1XQK FOR T1IK BIG COtXABt 808
10. Wo must not fonrct to men.
6bayo could bo had at the most
shop for 2d.
earnings irero so cicecdinirlv
te, mechanics wcro not likelv to lm-
jromo millionaires. Bat cren under tho most
IT nrivprsp rirrnm.tinf.no L'nrt..... ...Ill :i
. ...... av.uuo 1' 1 1 1 D1U1IC Ull
her favorites. Of tbeso was Juvenal's barber.
Much to tho disfiust of tho poet, whoso beard
ucuaa raspca in early manhood, ho finally
rivalled tho richest Senators in wealth. Pliny
tells the story of an ugly hunch-backed slave,
Clesippus by name, and a fuller by trade. At
an auction salo of his master's effects, ho
was thrown in with a caudlcstick that was
sold to a widow. lie gained the favor of his
mistress, uccamo her heir, and bloomed out
into a millionaire, 'thereafter tho candle,
stick was the principal deitv in his rli.mnl
But, apart from these favorites of fnrh.no
tho artisans of Eorae had a hard struggle for
uimuim. iiicy not oniy laoorcu and toiled
attncir trades, but neglected no opportunity
inspecting tho place, declared that tho indica
tions wero ol tlio Lest, ami that ho was willing
to stake his repetition on tho statement that
tlicro was oil there in large bodies. Whether
tnis is tlio case or no wo shall soon know, as
steps aru bcinir taken to work the nrnsnert
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Qcner.ll lltre!aitt!i'
LIQUORS :
Boutcllau Brandy, Gin, llnm, Alcohol,
ou mm s .ue, aitnicr s tiser mer, UnnmiuiKne,
en. rarro ana Hidsieck Dry JIomiIe, ike,
Empty Demijohns, Market Uaskets,
Mousses and Tallow Barrels.
CEMENT:
Stockholm Tar. Firo Clay, Fire Bricks,
Bed Bricks. Tiles, Slates, Boats,
Blacksmith's Co.il, titeam Coal, ic
ALSO-0 STFM CLAUIFIERS,
AND
Pianos from E. Ncufold. Berlin
r.
MRS. POOLE'S
rAHISIAX AXD .UIE1SIC.IX
DRESS rIAKING ROOMS
Corner Fort and Hold Sts., Up Stairs.
ptS. rOOI,T3 WOUIiT RKSPECT-
U.TJ 1
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FOIt SALE BY
II. H.H HI F.I.n A CO.
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FULLY call tbe attention ot Ladies to her rorj
Superior System of Measuring and Cuttinir.
to turn an honest pemiy by other expedients. Which cannot fall to jive the ncceMary catc and jrnce
muunrii uiauncr ai limes Keens cows, and 1 upurc.
.ll Ill : 1 1. : . - -1 . .. '
sells swill milk, it is 6aid nt It. r,.
baker utilised his bran by keeping hogs, and
these, roaming through tho streets of tho
metropolis, formed a pleasing feature in the
landscape, and amused an exceedingly fra.
i..ub aiuuia. an no unu now ana then a
uaruer who trains canaries to distract his vic
tims and to put a few extra dollars into Ins
purse, so tho barbers, cobblers, and tailors of
Bome educated crows and magpies. Somo of
these hints have become historical. Under
libcnus, a raven trained by a cobbler flew to
the rosta every day and croaked out the namo
of tho emperor and of his nephews, Drusns
and Germanicus. A neighboring tradesman
killed tho bird through spite; ho could not
nave tared worse had he killed its owner.
uo was expelled from tho ward and then
assassinated, while tho murdered pet was
borne to solemn burial by two blackamoors.
A crow was tho heroine of a less tragical
story. Its master had drilled it to say, " Hail
La:sar, victorious Emperor!" in tlio hope that
iiuguoius wouiu pay a Handsome prico Tor so
loyal a bird. Often, wheD the scholar proved
stupid, the cobbler growled out, "I havo lost
my timo and my trouble." At last, the bird's
education being finished, it was taken !o tho
emperor, n shncked. "Itai f.T.nrt" n,.i
enthusiastically, but to no purpose,; Augus
tus ousiinaieiy reiused to buy tho bird. At
lasi, as ii conscious ot the sitnatinn th .mm
croaked out, in disgust, "I have lost my time
and mv trouble." It w nt nr ;i,n.i :
the palace, and the cobbler went home rejoic
ing.
Tho Itoman tradesman was an nhior-f ,r
scorn to tho wealthier classes, and the bntt of
uieir jokes, .iie was charged with ignorance,
knavery, and filthy habits. Tho fishmongers
were taunted with wiping their noses on their
sleeves, and tho tanners reproached for find
ing no offensive smell in the
earned by their unsavory industry. Xo doubt
.ucio was some trum in these accusations.
Still all the mechanics of the Seven Hills were
far from being unlearned; some evidently
relished poetry, for on tho walls of their shops
lines from Vireil. Ovid, .m mW r.t
found by tho modern explorer.
For the most part, tho shops adjoined tho
dwellings, and men nf tlm nna inrl.
dwelt next to each other in the same street.
rrojessor V. U. llerleniiann.
SPECIAL ATTENTION WILL BE GIVEN
Mourning, "Wedding and
Traveling Suit3,
LADIES' RIDING HABITS A SPECIALTY.
Latent I'arMan nnd nlhrr li.iflin F.sMnn rs.t.1!....
tionxnn hand forcoatomeraVerirenri
JjJ"-Order from the other Ulands Hill recette prompt
- - i. ii r
WATER PIPES!
WATER PIPES !
n.VRTIKS IV 1VAXT (IP nr.rvtrti
JL Ilplor toUv on from the new 5lln. win n wAn
u it MJC UQUClSla II CM K OU. ) Q Dar6
m i -w -mm m
Importers and Dealers in
LUMBER
anu
BUILDING MATERIALS !
or ALL Ki.vns,
JUST RECEIVED
EX
LATE ARRIVALS 2
o
M. M. cIiYE It
HAS JUST RECEIVED AN IMMENSE INVOIC
Tho Finest Gold and Silver Watches cYer brou
m as
Hb
I
I
11
I'.l
W"1V IIS
VfCHES
to Honolulu!
SEVcnat
LARGE AND WELL-SELECTED CARGOES
fau.uou Feet of Galvanized Pipfn I iVnil Til-1171
On hand. J cut Received hi
and can offer ft at
Alater" and Olenurcr "
Consisting of " Chrono
graph,""P.S.Ilartlctt," 'MVm. Ellcry," "Ap-
plcton, Tracy & Co.,'
"Sterling," "Home,'
and tho "Broadway,'
(all naltham move-
mcnts), na well aa all
tho Nowest and Finest
Styles from tho best
manufacturers.
STEM WINDING COLD AND SILVER
To suit all tastes and ages, and
aioba, run values, GENTLEMEN AND'
lie hai also on hand an Extensive and Elegant
LI1YE OF TTTT, Y 'RlilRT'TT? w irr n v
Ear Itings, Broastpin3, Studs, Amulets, and all classifcof Oood" in
matltt, and tbo
1;
rmm
w
ALL
TCHES
ACYS.
Such as Finger ItinTi
tho Jowolry Line. Tho Diamond Sottimrs aro tho nnroxt nn.l la ;..
styles tho most superb over offered hero.
tho
. PEE FOE EST QDEKW
Ql'BE SCfiAB IS SS IJJ. BOXXS.
JUrf. irS5 Ulml'- CrannUtrd Sanr la
BamU. For sale hj h i ' BOLLES CO
The Government of Foreign Silver.
In tho Grocer of Nov. 5th. wa mnrinM
from the New York Journal of Omnvrce an
account of a case then pending in the United
States Circuit Court in that city in which the
valuations which should bo set by the Cm-
luuia iimuunucs on loreisrn silver was the
question at issue. Since thrt ii'mo th
lias been decided in favor of the Collector of
mo port ot iew lorfc, tbe defendant in the
case. The judge in rendering his decisirn
took the ground that there can be no inquiry
into the method pursued bv tho nTri-(r(li
Mint in determininir the valnn nf tt. u!n.
silver dollar, inasmuch as the Secretary of
(I.. T..... 1 . i - , . - .
" piociaimea me ralue esti
mated by tho Director to be tho value for the
purposes ot collecting Cnstoma dmim Tl,
Mint Director, in this case, compared the Mer-1
itau amer aouar, as pare silver, with the
inencan silver dollar, which was made
legal tender in 1678. lie rnxiripd th r.ln.
as one dollar and one and five-tenths centa.
Importers claimed that tbe value of the pure
silver in the Mexican dollar should bo estima
ted !y comparison with the American gold
dollar, in which case the valne of the Mexican
dollar would be St cents. The ruling of the I
Court would indicate that Congress has so leg-
u.a.tu iut mu bunuara oi currency ol tbe
THE LOWEST POSSIBLE FIGURES
Br the "Morro Castle. Inst at lur-.l !,... 1 .
arnUUneo
HOUSE PLUMBING MATEEIALS
SUCH Afi
Earth Closets, Cast Iron Sinks,
Enameled Cast Iron Washstamla.
Marble tops and Basins for Washstands,
wiili rwi-o m.l it,-:. r '
...... viuma iui bauie,
IIoso Bibb Cocks,
Sewer and Sink Traps, Urinals,
Kitchen Slop Sinks. Shit Plnr-s.
Light Cast iron Soil Pipe. 2, 3 & 4 ;,.,.
All Work jn the Above Line
Willbeatteadedtawlibdispatch. Also, J tat
Minu.tDew 101 or
UNCLE SAM RANGE,
Three different style, of fonrslaei each. AI,o,
Opera, May, Quartette and Ting.Hou
3FS. IJCLS G S I
Tog ether with tbe
Cotton Plant, Sunny South
Magna Charta, Osceola.
Demand, Buck's and
Charter Oak Stoves.
SUPERIOR FRENCH. RANGES,
For Titrate Famules, or Holeli.
Ships' and Schooners' Cabooses.
ijaunury tatoves, Kerosene Stoves
IF YOU AH. fi IX NEED OF
ANYTHING IN THE ABOVE LINE!
(O OR SE!fI) YD
Pr OTT'
N.B In ordering SIatm thmnvh th Trnslt ani U.w
"irc i enntee 10 ns, please rtxu limit, and tb
.. . r"rT j wis uauewt I or.
jioooiuio, jane is, 17. (31
BEST AMERICAN
STEAM AND WATER PIPE.
ittentlon of tioe rrquLriDj PI pin
0 onr Urge stock of
154,000 Feet On Hand!
cosirmsiNo
also, a rutr. T.ISE OP
The Best and. most Ele
ALL TIIE USUAL S10CK SIZES
IN
SCANTLING,
TIMBER. PLANK, BOARDS,
FENCING AND PICKETS
A Host Complete Stock of
DRY REDWOOD!
Scantling ; Plank, sntfaced and rough,
Hoards, surfaced and rough; Iljttcnj,
Tickets, Kuatic, Lattice, Clapboards,
ALSO, I. STOCK,
A FINE ASSORTMTOF WALL PAPEP
I. ATI AT ST1I.WJ.
NAILS, LOCKS,
BUTTS, HINGES.
BOLTS. SCREWS, Etc
Paint and Whitewash Brushes
WHITE LEAD,
WHITE Zl.fC,
I'AIJIT OII.l
METALLIC AND OTHER PAINTS!
Class,
Salt,
Firewood,
DOORS SASH BLINDS
ALLMZEH,
Of Eastern and California Make.
For sale in quantities to scit
ant Silverwa,vo
FROM TIIE CELEBRATED GOIUIAM MANUFACTURING CO., U. S. A'
THE UNDERSIGNED BEING
Sole Agent on these Islands
For tho abovo Goods, and as he imports direct from the
manufacturers on his own account for Cash, ho is prepared
to sell
WATCHES, JEWELRY ANB SILVERWARE.
AT A MUCH LOWER PRICE than they can bo obtained
anywhere outside tho United States. Tbo Trade supplied on
good terms, and a Liberal Discount allowed for Cash.
' lf M. MclNERNY.
Sllillllillg
BUtk Welded 1 Steam Pipe H to " In. diameter.
iic to in. oiameier.
X3T The above at Moderate Pricei.
THE HONOLULU IRON WORKS COMPT
s-Sam
Golden Gate Extra Tarailv Flonr.
IXADX I-AJH-SOS," THIS n AT.
ra tU
3NT O TIO 1
AliT, PERSOXS AKE STIHCTIiTT
prohibited from hnatlns tnrkeri. roatj. or other
s on aor part of mr Xaol Sheen Itanrh. or f mm
treepafxln; on said premises wtlb 5or or punt. Al
offender! will be proeccnted to the fall extent of the law
hjl Sm CT if it rvivnro
... jifcm . n i fci inn.
REAL ESTATE!
Desirable Properly on Fort St. For Sale.
TirE rai ICfOMTT XOT S11TJ-
If! on Fort Sltr bre Borel.nli. ThU lot l
ii leet ironu-e on rort Hrtet, and 1st feet rear. There
It a tw tv'torr dwelllrir. hnn,. ah ft.. 11 ....I. nbV
hhcwikhone. bath honse and prlry, an'd tiro wells
ukt,.ci, rmum op irom me bottom lor ewer
aie pnrpoe. The water Is laid on in foor diffirent
placee, nnd plplni alt In rrood condition. There Is
ample room for the erection of two larce coltares. The
fcndns Is all new. This it one of the most heallhjand
centrtllT located lot. for a residence of any la the ellr
of Honolnln. The abort .ale offers a rood opportinttr
'orlhe immanent lnrestraent of capital.
H.f fntixt. Ileeds at the expense of the pnrcbatet.
A part or the purchase moner mr lenaln teenred br
mortoare on the tirem!.. v. i . . . i. i . ..
P'v " O. W, MAC V. on the premise, or
in. t A. J CAlmvr.IOIiT, Etj,
where a plan of the lot can be seen. fist 7
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE. I
TI.A?i,VAt'?i?L?,TRACT 0P "SB. SITUATED
at the I1IMAU LASD, It for sale.
iisnuosiiisiseRt; is wen watered, harlnz manr
sorlers of wnt... l.. M .. .... . " , 7. r
coffee. jiMs iui tne coiurauon oi cane or
A port! of the land t wtll wnrvt .. ii.....
if.T . U'petrtt.jmwtnaTonit.
r-n1' L"SJraPlr-. "r farther partlcnUM. innnlre of
&P.;i!!dCT?ISnMa:c-uIe lutcn, iiono-
lola ; cr of the nndmlaied.
Gr.reRanch.Mant.M.ra.l."-1-'0- "jS"
TAKE NOTICE I
J. & C. LANE'S
MARBLE WORKS,
llErilEI. STKEET, SE.1I1 ICISU.
C4L?FO,llNLV EXTTCV 3IESS BEEF
for sale bj I R, K TOLLEb I CO.
MANUFACTURERS OF MONUMENTS
Headstones, Tombs,
Tablets, Marble Mantels,
"Waihitand Tops, and
Tiling In Black'and White Marble.
MARBLE WORKIOF EVERY DESCRIPTION
MADE TO ORDER
AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE RATES.
Xonnments and Uetwlalonea Cleaned and
Reel.
Orders frora the other Islands promptlj attended to.

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