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LOCAL AND GENERAL NSWB
George Fairchild is in town.
For Holiday Goods, go to N. s.
The sharp shooters meet to night.
Sachs' More is a carnival of bargains,
Oriokot tuatoh to-morrow at 2
o'uloolt at the baso ball grounds.
Latest Holiday Novelties at N. S.
Have you tried the new Oritorion
Barber Shop The operators know
Hoadquartors for Embroidered
Handkerchiefs at N. S. Saohs.
W. W. Dinioud & Co. will keep
thair store open of evenings until
There will be an ordination service
at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Sunday
next at 11 a. in.
Captain Thompson of the Rithet
will go to Kona on the Mauuu Loa
next Tuesday. Wala ka hao,
The American Minister and the
British Commissioner were callers
at the Executive Building to-day.
A nice front room is for rent at
No. 9 (formerly No. -1) Garden Lane.
The choir of the Second Congregation
of St. Andrew's Cathedral
will rehearses at 7 o'clock sharp, thin
Hon. S. Percy Smith was the only
passenger from this port by the S.S.
W. W. Ditnond & Co. have a special
program of an excellent character
for their concert to-morrow
All interested u ill find it advisable
to read the notice of the Superintendent
of tho Honolulu Water
Those interested in the New Year's
Evo dnnee at Independence Park
will ineiit at the Hawaiian Hotel this
evening at 7:30.
The Government schools close
to-day for tha Christinas and New
Year's holidays and re-open on
Monday, January 3rd, 1898.
Mr. Theo. C. Porter writes
nntly to friends in to his
improved health, and anticipates a
return to Hawaii in due course.
M. Phillips & Co. have isauod a
pretty Hawaiian Seonio Calendar
with views of Honolulu harbor, the
palace, a hula girl and Diamond
W. W. JDimoud & Co. direct attention
tox their specialties for the
holiday season in their advertisement
to-day. If you are wise you
will read it.
Tho reserve weals for to-morrow
ovouing's concert nt tho Opera
Housn for the Strangers' Friend
are selling rapidly at Walls,
Niohols & Co.
The bark S. 0. Allen arrived in
San Francisco from Honolulu in (JJ
days, Welch 13 days, schooner Aloha
11 days, aud the Annie Johuson
from Hilo 14 days.
The bark Itithot comnmuced to
disohargo bricks and sand at
wharf Tho Itithot will
load sugar enough for billast, aud
then proceed to Hilo to fill up.
Dr. George Herbert has received
tho sad news of the death in England
of his father, General Herbert.
The distinguished General had
reacted tho ripo age of 81 years.
Dr. McGrewis removing tho unsightly
Bristol Pavilion to make
room for throe pretty cottages.
These will materially improve the
corner or ueretania ami iuauea
The oflioialswho went out on tho
sea on boats to' moat tho China in
tho dark hours of the morning today
found it atrooiously cold aud
uupleasant,but thoir duty is pleasure,
you know, at this season of the year.
The Hawaiian Planters' Monthly
for December is an unusually interesting
one containing among other
interesting articles a complete report
of the annual meeting of the
Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association.
Tho Anglican Mission Chapel at
Punahou will be known as St. Clement's.
"And the bolls of St. Cle-'
meuts, with oranges aud lemons," as
the old chimes used to ring will
shortly assemble Mr. Usborue'B congregation,
Baohmnn, the Austriau cyclist
who is touring the world on a wagor,
was on board tho Mariposa. Owing
to tho unfortunnto condition of the
weather his brief stay iu port was
less enjoyable or prolitablo than it
otherwise would hayo boon,
I John M Angus Fusses Away to His
A good man has left us, and ono I
who leaves a largo circle of friends '
to innurn his departure. John M. '
Augus, after a short Ninons, diod
last evoning, almost on tho bordors
of tho allotted span of three score
years and ten, whioh ho carried with
a wonderful vitality and ouergy,
being in action and deportment almost
a score of yean younger.
The deceased was a native of Nova
Scotia and was born in April 1833.
Ho camo to Honolulu in 1880 and
since hit sojourn in our midst has
oarnod the noblo roputation of
boing an honest, industrious and
capable man and a firm and faithful
friend. He leaves a wife
and five ohildren high in the estimation
of the community. Ho was
prominent in Masonic circles and
the Masonic ritual will bo used at
tho funeral which will take place
from the family residennu at 3:30
this afternoon undor tho dirootinn
of H. H. Williams. The Eev. D. P.
Birnie will oQloiatu in the religious
Theappropriation for the "Relief
of Indigent Hnwaiians" has many
interesting "stories" attached to it,
as may readily be ascertained by
those sufficiently energetic to work
them up from the F. O. archives.
Ono case, in instance, is remembered
whon a "Hawaiian" possessing, or
using, a most undoubted Greek
toured through France,
Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal,
Spain and a few other countries representing
himself to the Hawaiian
Consular authorities as a Hawaiian.
He was a very shrewd and smart
"bird," but he was trapped at last
and his false credentials impounded
by a olover Vico Consul in a Spanish
port just as he was making preparations
to assail tho United States.
The joko of it wa9 that the European
secret service police bad
been hunting him up for speoial
loasoui of their own, but until little
Hawaii detected him, had failed to
The 0 hum's Record.
The China is again with us, and
has beaten all other records on her
run from Yokohama as it was contemplated
she would do.
Her ruu from Yokohama was made
iu tho splendid time of 8 days, G
hours and 15 minutes, beating nil
other recorded voyages by no less
than 25 hours and -10 minutes.
Her daily runs wore 400, 4.11, 417,
401, 400, 400, 401, 400, and 100 or an
average of 17.1 knots an hour. On
December 11, she ran 427 knots or
the best locord of any steamer on
tho PaoiGo Ocean.
She has on board tho Vice-President
of the Pacific Mail Co., and
Mrs. Schmerin, and brought for this
port the following paasongers from
the Orient: Mr. and Mrs. Tracy, O.
Drake, K. Ikcda, J. M. Jaokson, T.
A. Lloyd, D. H. Rosell and K.
Shu is booked to sail at 5 o'clock
Louis Keuako recoivod by tho
China a very iutoresting set of photographs
of Elsio Adair and other
mombers of hor company, engaged
in tho hazardous experiment of
pearl fishing in divers' garbs. An
excellent oue of his brother accompanied
them from Shanghai.
Oycliuta and Othera
who are acoustomed to tho best of
everything, can havo their wishes
gratified, when it comes to a clean
shave, haircut or shampoo by calling
in at the Criterion Barber Shop.
The operators are always friendly to
wheelmen and athletes.
The dance at the Widemann homo
last evoning was a great success.
The loading members of Honolulu
society wore proraiueut at tho swell
affair. Princoss Kailnni kindly patronized
tho big ovont. Mr. Carl
Widemann camo up from Waianao
to assist in tho festive ocoasiou.
Mr. Burbook, who is visiting Honolulu,
has kindly consented to assist
with his lino baritone voice at tomorrow
evening's conoort for tho
benefit of the Strangers' Friend
Central Union Church Wednesday
evening elected tho following
oOicers for the ensuing term:
Deacons, W. D. Alexander and
Honry Watorhouse. Deaconesses,
M!hs H. S. Judd and Mrs. Andrew
Brown. Standing Committee members,
Rev. S. E. Bishop, and W. A.
Bowen. Clerk, W. W. Hall.
Treasurer, W. O. Atwater.
By tho provisions of a resolution
adoptod during tho year, tho treasurer
is made an ex-officio member
of the Standing Committee.
Tho following were eleoted Trustees
of tho FirBt Class: Col. W. F.
Allen, J. O. Cartor and S. M. Damon.
Colonel Allen succeeds Hon. Chas,
R, Bishop, and James A. Hopper
was elected a trustee of the third-
class in place of Chas. M. Cooke,
who Bonds his resignation from Oakland,
whore ho now resides.
Sunday School officers: Superintendent,
Col. Geo. de la Vorgne.
Assistant Superintendent, W. E.
Bookwith. Superintendent Intermediate
Department, Mrs. Robert
Andrews, with Miss Ella B. Snow as
assistant. Supetintondent Primary
Department, Mrs. H, E. Coleman,
with Miss Charlotte Hall as assistant.
Seoretary, E. A. Jones.
Treasurer, W. J. Forbes.
The following is the program of
the grand concert to be given by tho
Hawaiian National Band (16 artists)
under tho leadership' of Samuel K.
Komakaia to-morrow evening at 7
p. m., on tho front baloony of W. W.
Dimond & Co.'s store:
March Cook of tho Walk. ..Mastan
Medley Around Town
Tuba Solo Trooadero Polka
Mr. J. Pawaa.
Fantasia (Duet) Italia Masten
S. K. Kamakaia and J. Kauai.
Cornet Solo -Carrie Polka . LoBoy
S. K. Kamakaia.
Concert Caprice Bayer
Waltz Ida Liboruio
March The Scorcher Masten
Paving Piikoi street is certainly a
great, public improvement just at
present. The pedestrians fiud tho
street crossings rather primitive, but
very little complaiut is heard. People
appreciate that atreot paving is
a good thing. Tho torn-up condition
of tho streets, however, has not
prevented O. J. McCarthy from delivering
tho celebrated Rainier Beer
regularly. The consumption of
Rainier Bottled Beer for family use
is growiug larger every day. Phono
Angus At the family residence on
Richards street, Honolulu, December
16, 1897, John M. Angus, aged
65 years, a native of Nova Scotia.
The funeral will be hold from the
family home at 3:30 p. m. this day.
If you don't know what to buy
for Christmas, go to Sachs' store, .
The present year is said to be the
thousandth anniversary of tho foundation
of tho British navy.
France has ordered 200 torpedos
from tho Whitehead Company,
England, to bo delivered at tho
earliest possible date.
Bonaparto'a houso at Longwood
St. Helena, is now a barn; the room
ho diod in is a stable, aud where tho
imperial body lay in state may bo
found a machine for RrindiiiR corn.
COFFEE LAND TO BE LEASED,
TRUBTKE8 OK THE 1)181101'
Kstate oiror for loaso for 21 years,
lots of land suitable for rolleo
crowing, in tha Ahupnaa of Keel, Kona,
Hawaii, at a rental varying from if I to J5
per uoro. The lots bnvo Boon laid out by
W A. Wall, Snrvoyor, and vary In sie
from five aores to acres. Ap-I
llcotlon for luf rmatinn may bo made to
A. O Lovekln, Ohlof Clerk at the liMato
Olllce ndjolning Bishop's Dank; or to J.
I) Parts, Napoo poo, Kona, Acont for the
Bishop ltato for the Distrust of Kona;
who will show all applicants tho maps of
l ho lots that Indicate tho locution and slzo
of trntuc, nno the form of leaso. The Unses
will bo sold at public auction to tbo ono
olio ing the hlghost bonus for tho lease
Furthor notice will bo given as to dato of
Honolulu, .Deo, 10, 18U7, 705-1 w
insurance; company of NORTH AEBEBICA.
Or Philadelphia, l'o.
Founded, 1798 Cash Capital, $8,000,000
Oldebt B'lra Insurance Company In tho United States.
Losses paid since organization over - - - $90,000,000.
NBW ZEALAND INSURANCE COMPANY.
(FIRE AND MARINE)
Established, 1859 Capital $5,000,000.
Insurance effected on Buildings, Goods, Ships, and Merchandise
gjtf For lowest rates apply to
General Agont for tho Hawaiian Islands.
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO, LTD.
NEW GOODS JUST RECEIVED
Improved Planters Hoe
Solid Cast Steel Eye and Blado Forged Entire.
CYCLONE WIND MILLS, PUMPS, ETC.,
HOWE'S PLATFORM AND COUNTER SCALES,
NORTON'S BALL BEARING JACK SCREWS,
PLOWS IN LARGE VARIETY,
VISES, PIPE COTTERS AND WRENCHES,
The Standard of Merit.
Universal Stoves and Ranges,
PAINT, WALL & WHITEWASH BRUSHES, CALIFORNIA LAWN
A Iiarge Assortment of General Hardware.
NUMBER OP FIKBT CLAR8 WAIT-era
during tho last week of this
month, Apply to
W. H. OHAPMAN.
W. W. DIMOND & CO.'S
Holiday -:- Display
All kinds of goods in our
lino for all kinds of people.
Our assortment comprises :
PLATED TABLE WARE,
of inauy kinds including:
ROYAL CROWN DERBY,
TASTY LOW-PRICED GLASS
FINE CHINA WARE,
NEAT MODERATE - PRICE
LAMPS OF' ALL KINDS,
FIVE O'CLOCK TEAS,
TUMBLERS AND WINE
GLASSES, iu all qualities.
Our store is open every
evening, and wo have an assortment
that is bound to
You will have as much
attention in selecting u little
gift as a token, as you will in
buying a handhome present.
W. W. DIMOND & CO,
Von floli. Itlrvk
.mMMi I i m
If you wish to get your
groceries fresh and cheap,
give us a trial and we will endeavor
to show you what we
can do in this line. Now that
Christmas is drawing near
it will pay you to call and inspect
our stock. "We suggest
tho following which wilL help
to make' a Christmas dinner
Fresh cranberries, and apr
plea, cranberry sauce in bottles
and tins, guava jelly,
olivt'9, fresh apple cider, fresh
lemons, hams, asparagus,
corn, California and French
peas, boiled cider for making
mince pies, lemon, orange,
citron and mixed peal, spices,
mince meat, Morton's and
Atmoro's plum pudding, bottled
pie fruits, nuts and raisins,
Morton's candies, etc., etc.
J. T. jWaterhouse.