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Gazette Supplement Dec. 17, 1884.
"Where wcro yon Hit Sunday, Robbie!
.ted tie teacher of one of the bricbtee t schol
11, inter Sunday school c!s. "My mother
i.rt no t bone." "Xoir, Bobbie, do yon
tJnr where the little boys co when they play
Lanl from Stroday school?" Yes, mam."
Sphere?" "They rjofishinl" exclaimed the
The musical composition known as the ora
tnoe itai'6 from St Teler Xeri. He,
('deront priest, in the fall-tide of the Rcnais-
hm period, with the aim of attracting young
people and keeping them ont of mischief, more
especially on Sunday, Rave at his oratory per
formance, of original sacred music, lo which
he gave the name of oratorio. Manyof these
eirly oratorios still exist.
The thimble was formerly called "thumble-,"
from tbmnb and bell, being worn originally on
the thumb. It is a Dutch inrention, and was
brought to England in 1705 by John Lofting,
who manufactured them near London. Orig
inally tbev were made of brass and iron only,
hot of late years silver, gold, pearl and ivory
The new glass invented in Vienna seems lo
nave provea a success in mo.juamiv-a viujii
for it that is, it is transparent and more bril-i-.nt
than common crvstal. can be cut and pol-
tsbed, and when fused, adheres to iron, bronze
ni line Singular enough, the class diners
from all others, new or old, in that its compe
tition includes none ot tne usual ingredients
silcx, potash, soda, lime or borax.
Thi- first attemDts to introduce cas as an
illuminator in the United States were made in
Baltimore between 1B16 and 1S20. Tbeyfailed,
out it was successfully introduced into Boston
m 1 R22. The next Tear the first gaslight com
pany was formed in iTew York, the "Sew York
Gaslight Company." They began operations
with a capital d $1,000,000. Hut the people
were so alow to adopt tins new illuminator that
the company was sol in lull operation nil 1 ex
irheu the population was about 1GC,000.
The two tiny satellites of Mars, which were
discovered by Prof. Asaph Hall in 1677, have
diameters of less than ten miles each, and arc
the smallest celestial bodies known. The
octer one 13,000 miles from the planet com
pletes a revolution in its orbit in about thirty
inm in a direction from west to east, and the
inner moon about 3,500 miles from the pla
netgoes round in the same way in about
seven hours and a half. Mara turns on its
axis in twenty-four and a half hours from west
to east. One moon therefore travels slower,
Vint, and rises for Mm in the cast, while
the other outruns him and comes up in the
i .i.iMJrian. Dr. Ferr. we believe it was,
recently sated that if one could watch the
march of 1,000,000 people through life, the
following would be observable: Xearly 1 50,000
would, die the first year, 53,000 tho second
year, 23,000 the third year, and less than 4,000
in the thirteenth. -At the end of fortr-five
years 500,000 have died. At the end of sixty
rears 370,000 would be still living; at the end
ol eighty years, 87,000, at the eighty-five, 31
000; and at ninety-five years there voaldbe
3, at tne cna ol IDS years mere wm ue one
Mr attention was attracted by a woman
some to years of age, who was gorgeously at
tired, ana seemed in her manner to feel that
she was somebody and anxious to impress
others with that fact She was tall, well set
up, with England's limestone formation in the
way ot bones, well covered with adipose, rath
er coarse in tissue, garnished with light bine
eyes and,an abundance ot yellow nair. mere
was something vulgar in this woman's appear
and wbenouiet and it becamo oppressive
when she moved and that was nearly all the
umc She seemed to court observation and at
the same timo despise it I was not surprised
when a friend told me that this bumptious
pe.-son was none other than Onida, the well
The sugar trade question is occupying as
ouch attention in Taris as in London, only
under a different form. Whilo meeting ot Lon
don working men are protesting against the
f 1. ...-.I- lmnntiM that rain tn Fnlialt
refiners, mass meetings of French politicians
are suggesting, in addition to the sugar boun
ties, au extra lax ou .uiiu augat miu au iia-
. Jltmm ... Tu.At ..t !irh lia'titr JOTnVTjnt
to a farther premium of 20,000,000 francs for
'he rrcncu manuiacturcrs. unc wing is very
obvious; however dead the English sugar trade
tna be, the French are determined to kill it
again, regardless of expense.
A PEEfECT Mas. Huxley gives tho fol
lowing table of what a full-grown man should
wei-ut anu now tnis weigui buuuiu w unm
et Weight, 151 pounds. Made up this: Mcs
m and their appurtenances, 63 pounds;
sVeleton, II pounds; skin, 10.'- pounds; fat,
!S pounds; brain, 3 pounds: thoracic viscera,
j ; pounds; abdominal viscera, 11 pounds;
.. . i - i u jH;n rn ll7 7
f:OOU WU1U1 U.MU .wu m;, . fwu.ua.
Ji. ii ur,. -v - r
wefsteak, 5,000 grains; bread, 0,000 grains;
oak, 7,000 grains; potatoes, 3,000 grains;
latter, 600 grains, and wale.-, 2J,900 grains,
lbs heart should beat 75 times a minute, and
i i 1.1 L..(ti 1R 1 1 rice - Tninnt. Tn tv,n-
L.C CJUlU ...I...... ...... ...
vr-four hours he would vitiate 1,760 cubic
feet ol pure air to mo cxicufc oi i (iet ccui; a
nan, therefore, of tho woight mentioned ought
to hav 600 feet of well-ventilated space, lie
would throw off by the skin 1 8 ounces of water,
300 grains of solid matter, and 400 grains of
carbonic add every twenty-four hours and bis
total loss during the twenty-four hours would
be 6 pounds of water, and a little abovo I
pounds ol oilier matter.
Exoiand's Patxxt Iboxclad. The latest
English first-class armored vessel, the Rodtiey,
is named after the noted Admiral who seized
the Dutch American possessions in revenge
for the relations of the republic with the
United States in 1761. The EaUey is 9,470
tons burden, and though but three-fifths as long
as the new Cunard steamer Vmbria, has seven
feet more beam. Built entirely of steel, with
armor 18 inches on the sides and 16 inches at
tic ends, she carries fourC3 tonbreechloading
barbette guns, six six inch breechloaders,
twelve six-pounder quick-firing shell guns,
eight Kordenfelt and two Gardner guns, and is
provided with twelve Whitehead torpedoes.
Vi itb her twin-screw vertical compound en
gines, supplied by eight boilers, she is expected
lo attain a speed of sixteen knots an hour.
A SrasTTTT-TK roa Matchis. The Gro
om' Ailnaee has the following account of
an ingenious contrivance to take the place of
matches and which it says now used by tre
watrfimen of fans in all Ibe maranoes wbere
explosive or inflammable materials arc kept
Take an oblong rial of the whitest and clearest
glass, and put into it a piece' of phosphorus
about the size of a pea. Four some olive oil
heated to the boiling point upon the phos
phorus, fill the vial about one-third full and
then cork it tightly. To nee the novel light
remove the cork, allow the air to enter tne
vial and then recork it This cmnty space in
'the vial will become luminous, and the light
obtained is equal to that of a lamp, Wheniue
light becomes dim its power can be increased
by taking out the cork and allowing a fresh
supply ot air to enter tne vial.
. O. Hall fc Son
1 1 w n r o r n a ix a n s t ji e w a y
Hall's Steel Plows !
CntUnr from & Id, to 13 1&.
HALL'S HEAVY STEEL BREAKERS
11,11. Kind 16 Inch.
ULSO-A SEW LCXE OF
Hall's Steel Rock Breakers
14, 15 and 16 lnfb,
CoDUlnlnz all Uie advanUrc ot ether Ere akrr and
number of new Improrrxncntf, all made Try the
ri;at nouxc pi-oir co.
or ALL SIZESl
K1TCUEX AND HOUSEHOLD UTEXSILS-ol
PAINTS AND OILS-of all kinds;
LUBttlCATIXG OUS-best stock in the market
KEKOSENE OIL Downer's, Noonday 4 Lnstral
SILrai MATED WA11E from ltcol i. Barton;
SOfJD SIliVEI! WABE from the Gotham Co.
PO WDEKS all kinds, from Cala. Powder Works
CABUUGE AND MACHINE BOLTS-allsizes;
A Splendid Assortment:
LEATHER Or All Descriptions;
CP" Oar Good are ot IB9 bcrt inalltj; are boobl
f or carh ; are always new. r'or parllcnlar, we refer r
cutomert and FB1ENDS 10 OUR HEW OESCnlPlnT
CITXL0GUE. which we will tend to any ont upon appll"
cation, or call and examine earSnlendldi?tocl.olGoode
AT OUR WAREROOMS. comer of Fort and
Kim MreeU. nonolnla. HCT
Tht fadm tened, rroprictw of the
STEAM CANDY FACTORY
Dnlm to l&f orm hi patron and the pohlie reaer-
I tre, HE HAS ERECTED
A NEW FACTORY & BAKERY
On a mntA moro HB?lTwalwaici tl ow tn rail 1
operatten, ad WcbirtlI be !n romlrteorlalnir or
order bj- an early arrtral of new Nictlncry and Tools.
And la no v Prepared to MfcHnfactnre
Choicest Pure Candies
And will alwirt bare on band bit DeUdout
Vanilla Chocolate Creams,
Rich Nngat, In bars;
Sagar Roasted Almonds
CREAM CANDIES, great variety;
Cum Drops, and
Cum Fruit:Bon Bons
Of all dcKttptlona. All tbof nome-Mtde frth and
RICH WEDDING C1KE OF THE F1HEST FL1V0R
In all fixes alwtj-i on band, and ornamented
tn the tnoet anletic ftjlo-
MINCE PIES always fresh
A5 ALSO -
Home Made Mince Meat
For Sale at M Cent Ter Xonnd
Ial rt-rrlr mi Consnrla the halanre of UT new
macninrry Ol me nenrsi ornipni iot mannjatiurtngBii
defcrlpUonf of plain Candles.
Tbantdns the public for -pre rlonf libTl jutrtmije
ana oonciiinc a conunnanmai laciimri
37. . HOBKT.
Iraclical Coarcetloner X Tartry CooV.
c- T11E OLD STASD. Tl HOTEL ST.
TELErnoxs xe. 11. r. o. noxxo. 75
A. H.. RASEMANN,
Blank Book Manufacturer
PRODUCE & PROVISION GO
Itefpectfallj notify the rabllc tliat thrj hire
EeUblUhed themselves at
73 Hotel Street, Honolulu,
In p&rt ol the premiers occupied br
SRESOVICH, GRAY & CO,
When canbefonnda COUl'LETE STOCK of
Produce and Groceries
wmcn will nE sold at
Lowest Market Rates for CASH!
TKLEMOXEXo.z-t. I O. BOX 121.
liT All orderi aod communications to be addietcd
leo Z. K. MYERS. Managor.
CLANK COOKS OF ALL DKuCIUrTIOJfS
Ruled aud Bound to Order
With Neatness and Dlipaich.
ia UlanLltoob. Ma-aalaes. fral ftnd Xewvpapfi
Doncd In nrtn bljles d t Reaonabl rrlcei.T
27 Merchant St., (Gazette Building)
IOCS IIoBoIatn, II. I.
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
Honolulu itcam Planing Mills,
Kspl.Tii.Klc, Honoluln, IK I.
MaDafac'.areff all klndl of
Blinds, Sashes, Doors
And all UnJ; tit 1Voodork Finish.
Turning, Scroll and Band Sawing !
AM. KINDS or
Planing and Sawing,
Morticing and Tenanting.
ORDERS mOilPTLY ATTKXDED TO
Ami Work tluarantenl.
it r Order from the other Islacde eolletted.
rtonolnla,Mar3,lK!i. TOO lrr
Wo want the Public to under
stand that the
Union Feed Company,
! neadrandWllllastoPnrnUb.au the
HAY, OATS, BARLEY, BRAN, &c, &c.
IT MAY NEED
AT THE LOWEST RATES.
As e vint to maVeroora Sot a Ltrje
Mock on th way.
ceAll orders promptly attended to. Goods dcUrerrd
ion QTTelephono No. l75.-yr2m
C. C. STRATEMEYER,
SIGN WRITER & GLASS EMBOSSER
sai CI- RKR OF HO. SI KING ST. "
in Mu.iM NTnEirr. noxoiXLf.
OLD 1.IOHT 3IOUSJ5 BTOllK
CHOICEST SELECTIOS OF
FANCY CANDIES OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS:
CfMisi. Unera C&rtmel. XArth-mallows. J lira rod
Atmosds A. D..Pon torn. Citron Jelly Ice, Siu-e
Mice, icrwc ana ienton onra uropi, u. onpinn
ana Itniiiani vodtctfiiioti ircnrr, im ijorruvrs,
tplccd Chocolate, Cbocolate Creamt and
Fancy and Plain Mixed Candios,
Also XLTt: Tecas. S. S. Atnocdts Braxllf,
rilbcrt. Etc Licorice, Adatna Oona,
pmce Gam, IMze Uoxes
The alxire Candle Retailed at 50c per lb.
er CALL AXa TRY TUEX. Ta
Cijir?. Clparettes, Tobacco, llolltttcr Jfc Co-a ioda
Water & (iiner Ale on Ice, and a toll line of
FAMILY GROCERIES. ?rly
FOR THE COMPLEXION I
JL ttilhe510T rRFECT nEALTIFlEUKSOWJff.
It is lureana lurmiedc, ucusnnni ia i.inuii
and ondcrfal In EtTect, whtle tbe cloeest tcrntiny
railiedctKtit9Hc. I"Ted hy
11. i;oVMAX, Chcmln.
iT FOB SALE BY uakiana.vau
HOLLISTER & Co.
Irisli Damask !
DR. E. COOK WEBB,
OFFICE AND RESIDENCE:
CORNER RICHARDS & BERETANIA STS.
lttffo StolO: 21o4: 7108. to
AiiDitMAin niMMxs vAiim m:at
1 done at the Gazette Office.
We Have Just Received
a VEnr riNE assuhtmest of'
Ii-ish Double Damask.
Of''1 " ' nUla;TbIc,
Wit h Napkins to Hatch
These LINENS aio tho FINEST, Ever
Imported to this M&rhct, and we Invite
our Friends to rIv them nn Inspection
EXCHANGE ON CHINA !
a-'iiK uxi)i:itsiaxi:i Ain: imie
. TARED TO DIUW ON THE
Chartered Bank or India, Anstrall. and
VISIIOF CO 1WJ.
' 'fer??? Fd;"! JMFOETEES AD?ISeS IN XAD VASB I 1?02IZ3S ASD EECKANIS, JS'A- HiJ U J i V E D O