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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAY. JANUARY if 1889.
EST MODUS IX RKBt'S.
gSlS: TUESDAY. : : JANUARY 1, 1889.
WHERE IS HENRY M- STANLEY
.-x v
Xews from the lieroic explorer is still
.waited for. Now that his lot is so close
ly linked with that of the brave and
faithful Emin Pasha, Germany and Eng
land, as well as America, wait for intelli
gence with an anxious interest, unequal
led since Gordon's fate hung on Wolse
ley's belated expedition to Khartoum.
Stanley left Yambuya, his last camp on
the Congo navigation,, on the 2Sth of
June, 1SS7. He had to traverse an un
known region to AVadclai on lake Albert
Nyanza. This was live hundred miles
distant in a straight line. The last word
from lnin was dated July 19th, three
weeks later. For seventeen months the
outer world has had no word from him.
But neither has any intelligence come
from Erain since November 2d, 18S7.
The depths of the Dark Continent are
not given to transmitting intelligence.
Sir Samuel Baker was not heard from
for twenty-nine months, and he had
four steamers with him on the Nile
branches.
.Two uncertain reports had transpired,
however. The latest and most definite
was by Arab traders who are said to
have encountered Stanley's rearguard
in November, 1887, some two hundred
and twenty miles west of Wadelai. He
was said to have two hundred and fifty
men remaining out of the four hundred
with which he started from Yambuya,
and to be confident of getting through
in a short time. The other report came
by way of Khartoum on the Nile. A
"White Pasha" was known by general
report throughout the Nile basin, to be
fighting his way down the Bahr-el-Gazal.
Nearly all the best authorities agree in
the belief that such a report could arise
from nothing else than the progress of
Stanley's powerful force through the in
terior. The name "White Pasha" would
the more naturally be given to the com
mander of fifty white men.
In the December number of the North
American Review, js a symposium of
four articles upon Stanley's whereabouts,
written- by Lord Wolseloy and three
other specialists upon African matters.
They show a remarkable coincidence of
opinion. They all agree that Stanley is
Ihc" White Pasha"; all think that" he
probably joined hands with Emin early
in the present year, and all consider his
return and communications to be seri
ously impeded. He must lack force and
means for returning over the difficult
Congo route. The Dervisli 'jower on the
Nile route must be too formidable for
any attack in which Emin and Stanley
can unite. The remaining route to the
Eastern coast has for a year been
blocked by hostile tribes, and lately the
whole interior of that coast has broken
into violent hostilities in consequence of
German aggression.
There appears therefore to be cause for
almost as much anxiety as to how Stan
ley is to emerge from the interior, as
even to learn how he fared in reaching
Emin. The latter, resolute chief of the
Soudan that he is, repels all thought of
forsaking his post. Stanley is rich in
experience and resource. Unless his
rare skiiywd courage now fail to bring
his wonted good fortune, we shall in due
time hail his reappearance with a fresh
chapter of great adventures hardly sur
passed by his' immortal transit down the
Congo.
Since the above was written, the Ma
riposa brings an apparently reliable" re
port that Emin has been defeated and
made captive by the Mahdi, and "with
him a traveler who is probably Stanley.
The latter would, of course, have stood
by Emin, and have shared his fate. The
calamitous condition of those two heroes
appeals loudly to the Christian nations
for succor. What can be done for them,
and what will be done, are questions for
whose answer we must anxiously wait.
HOME ROLE HERE AND ELSEWHERE.
Home rule has of late years been a
familiar term to all readers of the public
prints wherever the English language is
known. The "home rule" movement
inaugurated by Mr. Gladstone and others
has made the politics of the British
Islands almost revolutionary. With the
merits of the question we have nothing
cow to do. The big heads of the empire
on which the sun never sets will doubt
less arrive at a satisfactory solution of
the problem in the course of time. The
question is interesting to us only in so
far as it shows some of the results of free
popular discussion. Whatever comes
out of the movement, good or badmust
be credited to the full and exhaustive
and often acrimonious discussion to
which its even' detail has been sub
jected. Another feature of the contest, worth
noting, is the terrible ordeal of vitupera
tion and abuse to which the leaders on
both sides have had to submit. Public
men have certainly been handled with
more merciless abuse than they have
experienced in the discussion of any
other public question for many years. It
.is really matter of wonder that English
statesmen, honored and admired by the
people heretofore, have not become dis
gusted with tho wranglings of the poli
tical arena and left home rule and every
other kind of rule to adjust themselves
as best they can. The epidermis of an
English parliamentarian is evidently
composed of very tough fibre. The com
ensation of members of Parliament in
England is nil as regards the dross after
which other men are usually in eager
pursuit. They are supposed to hike their
pay out in honor, a currency in which
the dear public often rewards them after
a curious fashion.
Public life in Great Britain is not a
bed ot roses. Nor does it seem to.be a
place of very sweet repose in the Hawai
ian Islands. We, too, have had our
home rule agitation. Man for man it
has been to us a struggle as intensely in
teresting as it is to the subjects oi the sea
girt realm of the other hemisphere. We
are smaller in dimensions and numbers
than they, but we think great thoughts.
Our home rule was keenly debated in
the legislature and out of it years before
the " grand old man" of English politics
launched, his scheme. The question
with us is settled. We have secured, at
least on paper, what we proposed to our
selves as a panacea for all our political
ills a free, independent and representa
tive legislative body and a Ministry res
ponsible to the representatives of the
people, and not to the King. As in
England, our public men have been and
are still subjected to the fiery ordeal of
merciless criticism and reckless abuse.
If certain well known aspirants have
their way a terrible fate awaits our
Nobles and Representatives in 1890.
Whether they aroid be beheaded, flayed
alive or denuded and consigned to the
mosquitos does not seem to have been
definitely settled as yet. It is to be
hoped that the gentlemen in charge of
the arrangements will give their victims
some intimation of the fate in store for
them. This is a privilege not denied
even the criminal when he is turned
over to the .executioner. If there is to be
a slaughter, it would be no more tlian
the impulses of humanity call for, that
our public men be apprised of the parti
cular form of immolation by which their
career shall come to a close. But these
worthies whose dreams are full -of poli
tical scalps hanging about their wigwams
in 1S90 may wake up and find themselves
famous but disappointed on discovering
that electoral axes are sometimes forged
to cut both ways.
THAT ROAD UP PUNCHBOWL.
A good many of our citizens are dis
posed to regard any expenditure for the
improvement of Punchbowl as an ex
travagance. We regret to sec that our
evening contemporary seems to join in
this view. We should like to unite with
him in what seems to us a measure of
enlightened-public spirit, and to push for
an early expenditure of the $8,000 appro
priated by the Legislature for a drive
way to the summit. We know of no city
so peculiarly favored as Honolulu in the
possession of an elevated tract of some
three hundred acres right in its center,
which is impossible to utilize for business
or for residences. Nature has conse
crated Punchbowl hill inviolably, to im
provement and adornment as a park for
the recreation and icfreshment of the
growing popufction whose streets and
dwellings are clustering far around its
base. The groves already climbing its
rugged buttresses foretell the forest
wealth which" is to adorn the network of
paths yet to be cut over the whole of the
now naked rock slopes.
What both literally and metaphori
cally lifts this high above all other city
parks, is the elevation of a large part of
its area from four to five hundred feet
above the city. People are so used to
seeing this wonderful hill "in their midst
that they entirely overlook its capabil
ities. No doubt a good many of our citi
zens regard Punchbowl as a deformity
and a nuisance. They seem to think
that Nature committed a very trouble
some blunder some thousands of years
ago in ejecting such an unsightly pile of
brown cinders to render useless so large
a share of the valuable plains of Hono
lulu, otherwise worth half a million, more
or less, for town lots. But this great ele
vation of this area which forbids most of
us to frequent it as wo would delight to
do, is also its chiefest attraction. One
there gets quite above this lower sphere
of strife and care. The atmosphere is a
new one, fresh, invigorating. The world
lies glorious at one's feet nay a verita
ble new world of plain, glen, mountain,
green mead, blue ocean, bay and silver
strand a wide panorama of beauty and
magnificence, stretching into the dim
distance. By the ascent of Punchbowl,
one gains in a large measure that pre
cious" boon of change of scene and clim
ate, which is the best medicine for worn
bodies and tired nerves. It certainly is
a great thing that the possibility of mak
ing so radical a change of air and scene
and one so invigorating, can easily be
put within the reach of the people' of
Honolulu in a few minutes' drive. It is
now, to most persons, practically inac
cessible. Only those who least need it
are likely to face the rugged climb of five
hundred feet. The weary and feeble
who would be most benefited by the
change are debarred. To such especi
ally, the drive to that grand outlook will
be an inestimable benefit.
As a 'matter of financial economy, we
hold that the proper and efficient im
provement of Punchbowl should take rank
above that of .any other park or similar
nublic improvement for the comfort of
the city. Such improvements add very
largely to the value of real estate in their
vicinity. Good administration of the
public finances demands a reasonable
expenditure for such purposes, as well as
tor those of mere utility so-called:
5U)rjtrtisfinti!i
SUN FIEE OFFICE,
OF LONDO.N.
Established 1710.
Insurance effected upon every ileecripUon of
property at current rates of premium.
Total Snm Insured In 1SS5 327,333,700
Claims amused by the Local Agents, and paid
with promptitude and liberality. The Jurisdic
tion of tho Local Tribunals recognized.
G. W. Mactiirlaue & Co.
lru Agents for Hawaiian Islands.
TO PLANTERS!
HAVING RECENTLY" IMPROVED
and strengthened our construction of
2-Boller Mills, as also the slat feeding mechan
ism for same with very satisfactory results, we
are now prepared to contract for that class of
machinery at short notice. We uaYe patterns on
hand for iOxCOin., 3CxGCin., 32xClin 30x60In.,
SOiMIn., 2Cx54ln. sizes of rollers, steel shafting
and steel gearing throughout with any desired
type of engine, or they can be driven from
cngino in use on 3-Roll Mill, by compounding
the same, thereby economizing steam. Results
under equal conditions guaranteed csscn
pjtssED byauyoTHEB construction or system of
i-eedisg.
3. S. WILLIAMS.
Agent Risdon Iron and Locomotive Works,
13Cl'243-tf . San Francisco.
To Plaiiters!
Just Received ex "J. C. PFLUGER,"
from GERMANY, a consign
ment of
KEOOG'S
Patent Filterpresses
with
Appliances for extracting the Sugar from
the.dry cake by means of water.
SIZES OF PRESSES:
30 Chambers and 42 Chambers
These Presses have been in use at the
Kealia Plantation during the past
season, during which all the diffusion
juice was run through them with the
most satisfactory results.
J3T"For sale at lowest prices by
J. N. S. WILLIAMS. .
130 1243-lm
Tlie Risdon
Iron and Locomotive Works.
Corner of Deal and Howard Streets,
San Francisco California
W. II. TATLOR President
It. S.MOORE.: Superintendent
Builders of Steam Machinery
la all its brandies.
Steamboat. Steamship, Land Engines & Boilers,
High Pressure or Compound.
STEAM VESSELS of all kinds built complete,
with hulls ot wood, iron or composite.
ORDINARY ENGINES compounded when ad-visable.-
STEAM LAUNCHES, Barges and Steam Tugs con
structed with reference to the trade in which
they are to be employed. Speed, tonnage and
draft of water guaranteed.
SUGAR MILLS and Sugar Making Machinery
made after the most approved plans. Also, all
Boiler Iron Work connected therewith.
WATER PIPE, of Boiler or Sheet Iron, of auy
size, .made in suitable lengths for connecting
together, or Sheets rolled, punclied and packed
for shipment, ready to be riveted on the
ground.
HYDRAULIC RIVETING, Boiler Work and Water
Pipes made by this establishment, riveted by
hydraulic riveting machinery, that quality of
work bein; far superior to hand work.
SHIP WORK, Ship and Steam Capstans, Steam
Winches, Air and Circulating Pnmps, made
after the most approved plans.
SOLE Agents and manufacturers for the Pacini
Coast of the Home Safety Boiler.
PUMPS Direct Acting Pnmps for irrigation or
city works' purposes, unlit with the celebrated
Davy Valve Motion, superior to any other
pump.
J. S. Williams Honolulu
Boom No. 3, upstairs, Sprecttli' Block.
il-3m Agent for the Hawn. Islands. 1
5enaal Sttwtttiscmcuts.
JUST ARRIVED!
Habana Cigars,
Bavarian Beer
Of the Hackerbran Brewery Mmichen,
Strasslmrg Beer,
Elensburg Bee
Double Extra Stout,
Bottled by M. 11. Foster & Sons, London,
French Clarets
Of Superior Qualities,
Champagne
Of Ben. & Ens- Pcrrier, Chalons,
German Preserves
In Tine.
BT" FOR SALE BY
ED. HOMCHLABGBB & CO.
KINO AND BETHEL STREETS.
tt203-tf
HENRY MAY & CO.
have Just received from
LONDON, BOSTON AND
SAN FAN0IS00,
A CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF
Groceries and
Provisions
IN PART AS FOLLOWS :
HnckinV Parker House Soqps.
Bctton Vlh iiud Clam Chowder,
Boston Sausage! eat and Baked Beans,
Boston Peeled Tomalors & Fine Dairy Salt.
Crosse & Blackwell's
AND
MORTON'S GOODS !
Zante Currants, Sultana Raisins, Pearl Barley.
Pearl Saso. Italian Maccaronl and Vermicelli,
all put np in 4-lb. tins.
Ground Rice, Scmollua, Jlcdeir Chocolate,
Epps" Cocoa, Table Vinegar,
Extra Fine Buret OH,
Assorted Jams and Jellies.
1 andS-lb.tins;
Copcland EnglUh l'eas,
French Peas and Mushrooms,
Extra Sardinia, 55 and H tins,
Jletwnrst and Trained Liver Sausages,
Satdells and Russian Sardines,
Epicure and Bine Point Oysters, 1 and :Mb. tins.
Humes Salmon. 1 and 2-lb. tins.
CHOICE SALMON
IS BARRELS AND HALF BARRELS.
Kits Salt Mackerel and Salmon Bellies,
Kegs, H and J Barrels Family I'ork,
Choice Hams and Bacon,
New York and California Chec,
Adam and Llmburs Cheese,
Oxford and Cambridge Sausage, 1 and 2-Ib. tins;
Vienna Sansase. 1 and 2-lb. tins;
llara Sausage, 2-lb. tins;
Corned Beef, .Piirs' Feet, English Brawn,
Lunch Tongues. Ox Tongues, Deviled Ham,
Potted Meats, Boned Chicken and Turkey,
Curried Fowl,
Succotash. Green Corn, Green l'eas,
Lima Beans, String Beans Asparagus,
Barutaria Shrimps and Codfish Balls.
KEGS GILT-EDGE BUTTER
AND IN ROLLS.
Tapocan aud Whitney's Butter, 2 nnd 3-lb, tins;
Boneless Codllsh and In Blocks.
French Prunes, in Glass and Boxes;
California Raisins, H boxes, new crop;
Breakfast Germ, Oat Flakes. White Oats,
Gcrmca. Cream Oats, and Cracked '.Vhfat,
Oatmeal. Rye Flonr and Meal, in 10-lb. bas;
Graham FJour, Small Hominy,
Buchwheat Flour, in lU-lb. bass;
Arena, Golden Gate, Crown, and Eldorado Flonr,
inSO-lb. li;.
CONDIMENTS in Great Variety
California Table Frnlts,
California Jams and Jellies,
(this Season's racking.)
REFINED SUGARS:
CUBE, in 23 and 100-lb. Boxes;
GRANULATED, in lOO-lb.ISajrs:
GRANULATED, in half and whole
Barrels and SO-lb. Boxes.
New Zealand aud California Oats
Bran. Corn. Wheat. Cracked Corn,
Ground and Whole Barley, etc.
Blue Peas, White and lied Beans,
Lima an'd'Horse Beans, etc.
Tost, stud Cofteo
A SPECIALTY. 123S-1y
BEAVER SALOON
H. J. NO-TE, Proprietor.
Bc to announce to his friend and the
public in general
That be has opened the above Sa
loon where tlrst-elass Refreshments
will be served from 3 a. ci. till 10 p. m.,
under the immediate snpervitlon of a Compe
tent Chtf de Cvitine 1
-THE FINEST GRADES OF
Tobaccos,
Cigars, Pipes and
Smoker's Sundries
dhosen by a personal selection fro.:i Irs t
class mam. factories, has been obtained, and
will bo added to from time to time.
Or.e of Brunswick & Balke't
Celebrated Billiard Tables
. vcoonnectd with the establishment, where
erfnlf the cue can participate. 12332m
THE BABC0CK& WILCOX
Water Tube Boiler,
Is superceding all other Steam lioilci S
BECAUSE IT IS MOKE
Economical of Fuel,
.Less Ijlablo to Explode,
Easier of Transportation
axd costs no jstor: i i
C9 Full description and prices can be ob
tained by application to,
W. E. fiOWELL, Honolulu.
OTyl Sole Agent Hawaiian Islands
Old Dates of Planters' Monthly
Wanted for Binding.
OisK copy t;acii of ju:ne
and DECEMBER. 1832. One copy or
APRIL, 16SI. Five copies of JANUARY, 1683.
25 cents per copy will be paid for each of the
above dates at the
laos-tr-
GAZETTE
OFFICE,
HONOLULU
JCciu Utocrtiscments
l (Stncral CUhxrtisanrnts.
S S. CiSTTJE. J. B. AtnECTOV.
O. r. CASTLE
CASTLE & COOKE, j
HARDWARE ANO.0MMISS!0N
JTEIlCirAXTSx
Factors,
LIFE, FUSE AJiD MARINE
INSURANCE AGENTS !
HONOLULU. H. 1. .
tiaa ami
H.Hackfeld&Co.
HAVE JEST KECEIVTD TZR
Bk. C. H,. Bishop
1
MRS. THOS. LACK,
So. SI Fort Street. Honolulu,
PU-OBTEB AJJP IS
Shot Guns, Rifles, Eevolvers,
AND ALL KINDS OF FIRE ARMS;
Also, Metallic Cartridges, all kinds and sires:
Brass and Paper Shot Shells, Powder. Shot and
Caps, and all kinds of Sporting Hoods, Ltc
lMroirren and dealer ix
SEWING MACHINES
And Genuine Parts, Attachments, Oib
and Accessories
AGENT FOR THE IMPROVED
White and Now Homo Machine
THE -VUITE AUTOMATIC MACHINE.
The New National and Peerless Hand Machine;
Sewing ilaclilne and Hand Xccdlcs
or all kinds;
Clark's, Chadwicks and Brookt Machine Cotton
Barbour's Linen Thread.
CORTICELLI SILK!
IN ALL COLORS.
tSyilsvinj secured the services of a first-class
Gun and Locksmith and thorough mechanic, I
am prepared to do all kinds of Repairs. Re
stocking, browning and boring Guns a specialty.
BJ-Sewlng Machines, Loclr, Surgical, Nauti
cal and Surveying Instruments, cleaned an
repaired with quick dispatch.
GOOD WORK GUARANTEED.
FANCY DEPARTMENT
AGENT TOR
Balls' Health Preserving Corsets,
AND
Mine Demorcst's Reliable Cut Paper Pattern:.
Largest and Uest Assortment of
Stamping; Patterns nnd Materials
FOR ALL KINDS OF FANCY WORK.
C5fLeiious given, and ail orders
filled. Island orders solicited.
promptly
1234 3m
CONSOLIDATED !
THE FIRMS.OF
Chas. Gray & Cir.f &T. W: Rawlins
Engaged In the Mannfacture of Soap, have
consolidated aud will hereafter carry
on the business under the
ilrm name of
HAWAIIAN
Soap Manufacturing Company
At the premises formerly occupied at Lelc,
KING STREET, HONOLULU.
Honolulu Oct. 1.1S8S.
U9Sly
BENSON, SMITH & CO.
JOBBING AND MANUFACTURING
PHARMACISTS
A TVLZ. USE or
OHEMICAXS,
Medicinal Preparations,
PATENT rMEDICINES
AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
123S-3m
113 and 113 Fort Street-
J. D. LANE'S
V - ' 6
. 130 Fort St., near Hotol St.
Manufacturer of Monuments,
Headstone, Tombs, Tablets, Garble Mantels,
Wathstand Tops, and Tlllnz In Black
, and White Marble
Marble "Work
Of Etery Description mide to order at the
lowest possible rates. Monuments and Head
stones cleaned and reset.
WOrder from the: other Islands proautly
nded to fog & '
Per Steamers and other la;e arri
vals, a largo and complete
assortment of
Dry Groocls
SUCH AS
Prints, Cottons, bleached and
Sheetings, Denims, Ticts, Stripes,!
.-l iino selection oi
Dress Goods in the Latest Siyfet j
Also, Curtains, iiosqniio Nettm :
Woolen Goods of every description I
.a. complete una
Tailors' Goods j
Clothing, O. & U. Shirts, Shawls,
Blankets, Quilts. Towels. &c
Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, .Ribbons,
Hats, TJhibrellas, Carpets, ic
Rugs, &c Fancy Goods, Xottos
Cs. of Best English and Asstradaa
HOGSKIN SADDLES i
BOOTS AND SHOES,
bags and Bagging
For every purpose;
Sail Twine and Filter-Press ClctS,
uuiiery, stationery. Jewelry,
Perfumery, Pipes." &c
VIENNA. FURNITURE!!
Looking Glasses, &c
Pianos, Herophones, Arts tons.
Accordeons, Harmonicas, &c
"WRAPPING AND PRINTING
PAPERS.
Paints and Oils, &c.
Asphalt Roofing, Asbestos,
Barrels and Kegs, Keg Shocks and
luvets,
2 Baxter Engines, Steam Pnmps,
Autograph Presses,
Iron Filter Presses !
Sugar Coolers, Iron Bedsteads,
Galvanized Tubs and Buckets.
Lanterns, Axes, Hammer3,
Tin Plates, Sheet Lead.
Sheet Zinc, Galv. Iron Sheets.
Galvanized Corrugated Iron &Ridgin
Screws and Washers;
GALVANIZED FENCE WIRE. rl
Barbed Fence Wire,
Yellow ITetnl, Comp. Nails. Iron
Tanks,
STEEL RAILS.
Fishplates, Bolts, Spikes,
Switches, Portable Rails,
Steel Sleepers, Portland Cement
Fire Bricks, Roof Slates, Boats,
Baskets, Demijohns, Corks, Jet
GKOCEKIES!!
Pie Fruits, Sauces, Cond. Milk.
Bluo ilottled Soap, Windsor Soap
Wash Bluo, Cream of Tarter,
Carb. Soda, Vinegar, Biscuits,
Stearin Candles, Rock Salt,
Camphor, Safety Matches,
Castor Oil, Epsom Salts,
-nuDyam onnos, &c
CROCKERY r
Dinner and Breakfast Sets, Plates.
-dowis, xouet sets, Flower Pots,
Assorted Crates, ic
GLASSWARE: Tumblers, Wine
Glasses, Sample Bof ties, Sx.
LIQUORS:
Champagne, Porl Wine, Sherrr.
Bitters, Rheinwine, Clarets,
Cognac Brandy, Whiskey, Rum,
Gin, Doornkat, Porter, Ale,
St. Pauli Beer, Pilsener,
Muller's Lagerbier, Sec
Harzer Sauerbrnnnen, (Mineral
Water),
Alcohol in bbls. and demijohns, See.
HAVANA CIGARS,
American Smoking Tobacco, &c
ALSO,
HAWAIIAN SUGAR ANtT R!CE !
Golden Gato and Crown Flour.
Bread, Salmon, Cal. Produce, &c
S7 For Sale on tho most Liberal
Terms and at Lowest Prices by
H. HACKFELD & CO.
12iJ Ssnl
E., BRUNSWICK
BILLIARD ' AE) POOL TABU
MANUFACTUillfQ fCO. 01 S.I-
iiroirrzns xsa buijbi cr
BILIARD MATERIALS,
SPORTING GOODS, ETC.
o. ar. McOArtTSTf'
107 FOT ST-, HOSOLCI u.
Sole A;eat tor HawIiiJIaiif.
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