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1 JUST RECEIVED ANOTHER LOT OF 1. X, L,
5 Tamales at 10 Gents, Imported Kara Sansagss at 25 Geats,
2 Fresn Crackers, Candies, Etc.. Etc.
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The Porter Furniture Go.
BETHEL AND HOTEL STREETS
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Furniture and Upholstery
Divans China Closets
Direct from Eastern Factories
Wo have just received direct trom the manufacturers, a shipment of these
uhir vehicles, EQUIPPED WITH. THE O'BRIEN PATENT SPUING. They are
4 uilt on honor, built to wear, balanced to the equopoise of successful nicety on
i he EASIEST BIDING SPRINGS EVER TNVENTED. Are fitted with DUST
iROOF LONG DISTANCE AXLES, STEEL or UUBBER TIRES, and
"OANOPV or FALLING TOP as desired. A closo inspection of each vehicle
:iows expert workmanship, the use of the best materials, and a finish that cannot
bo surpassed anywhere.
If you contemplate purchasing a vehicle do not fail to see these.
PACIFIC VEHICLE & SUPPLY CO. LT'D.
OAT BLOCK. - - BERETANIA'STREET. - - Next to the Tire Station.
. H. Davies
Lloyds, Steamship Line,
British & Foreign Marine Insurance Go. j
.Northern Assurance Co. (Fire and Life).
Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
Pioneer Line of Packets from Liverpool.
The Honolulu Tobacco Go., Ltd.,
CORNER FORT AXD MERCHAXT STREETS,
Has received per Australia from NEYiYOHK the world
renowned brand of Cigars.
This elegant CIGAR can be purchased for Five Gents Only-
& WA1TY 2
tsiocK. uroGers. g
Co., 9 Ltd.
I The Hawaiian
3 HE HONOLULU KEFUULlC&Jf. TUrSLrAX AUGUST 7, aSOU.
Hal UTT 01 U UU., illU.
Importers ais Dealers !a
and Glassware, i
2. 3 and 4 Lfoht Chandeliers and
.Paints Oils and Varnishes,
Lard oiL Cylinder oi!. Dynamo oils. etc.
Powder. Shot and Caps, (
! House Furnishing Goods, Etc.
Silver Plated Ware of all descriptions. !
xaoie uauery, etc.
Plantation Supplies of
Hart's Patent " Duplex" Die Stock for
trips ana tsoit cutting; liuooer
Hose, plain or wire bound, etc.
Made of steel and will last longer and
give better satisfaction than any
Orders from the other Islands solicited
and promptly filled.
TO DELIVER ICE
THE OAIITJ ICE
& ELECTRIC CO.
Have everything in readiness
and are prepared to
serve their custome'rs with
ICE manufactured from pure
condensed water from arte
Your Orders Solicited.
HOFFMAN & MARKIIA3I
Telephone 3151, Blue.
P. O. Box 600
A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A
A LIBERAL COMPANY.
The PROVIDENT SAVINGS
LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
of New York, furnishes a
maximum insurance at a minimum
cost. The company is as
liberal in its dealings with policy
holders as conservative and economical
management will allow.
I. R. BURKS is the resident manager;
office Magoon Building, cor.
Merchant and Alakea street,
Room 6 upstairs.
ALL KINDS OF
Dorse Furnishing Goods
Plantation Orders Solicited at Living
California Harness Shop,
639 King Street,
Lincoln Block. Telephone 778.
Tcr Sale by
HAWAIIAN NEWS CO.
DID IK DI8ECT0BS
IF flllO DEEERL
Indications All Point
to a Dead
BI-MONTHLY OlYiOENBS' ORDERED.
nvTTrrT HONEST XNTZiTSSS
LOST rWESTY - EIGHT
DOLLARS A SSASE.
Alleged Improvements to Account
for the Deficit. But Stockholders
Will Not Ac- '
The sensation of the week on the
streets for a few days past has been
the peculiar sommersanlt of the management
of the Oahu Sugar Company.
Two months or a trifle more ago the
board of directors announced that
thencefordward a dividend of five pr
cent, bi-monthly, would be declared.
In view of a good thing the stock advanced,
on June 15, for instance, lo
The first dividend was paid and the
next was passed.
That's what troubles the street. With
the non-payment of the dividend down
went the stock to 160, a dead drop of
o tx sum c
That's not much, perhaps, to the
very rich holders of the stock, who
have paid up and hold it as an investment
and are "on the inside," but
it's hard on the casual investor, who
had a right to suppose that so honorable
a board of directors knew at
least enough of their business to know
whether or not they could look ahead
for at least two months. They either
did not know that, or they deliberately
deceived the investors. The result
either way is the same to the latter;
$2S a share has been lost to them by
a directory lie.
How can any man be blamed for con
sidering the resolution of June and
the collapse of August anything but a
It has all the ear marks of such
transactions, an dthere is no redeeming
True, the representatives of
& Co., the agents for the Oahu
Company, make a plausible explanation.
They say that fifty miles of
ditches and twenty-seven reservoirs,
holding 600.000,000 gallons of water,
have been built; that the land up the
peninsula, demanding six miles of
track, was added, and this required
engineers and all that This means
that immense improvements have been
made. That this means all of the $600.-000
that would have been declared;
that all this money was spent in betterments.
Perhaps no one questions these facts,
but they naturally say, why didn't the
directors know two months ago that
they could not make these improvements
and at the same time pay the
promised dividend. Indeed, there are
lot of people who think they have
been swindled, but the honorable gentlemen
of the board of directors may
be able to convince them to the contrary.
The Oahu is undoubtedly a very rich
corporation. It has just begun to realize
on its investment It has been gathering
its first crop. Nature, good management
exceptionally fine engineering
has helped it. Its stock is in all
probability worth $200, but that Is no
reason why the board of directors
should mislead the street
It is hinted that the plant should be
bonded for $600,000 to pay the dividend
promised, buy real investors and
thoughtful men say this would be borrowing
from Paul to pay Peter. Ergo
Hold vour stock and realize.
FOREMAN OF GRAND JURY.
Successful Business Man Who Began
Life as a Farmer.
H. E. Waity the foreman of the.first
Grand Jury, was born iu Iroquois
County, Illinois, a little more than fifty
years ago. His parents were farmer?,
and they wished their son to follow in
their footsteps but farm life was irksome
to the lad and he longed for a
battle in the large world of business.
His mother died when he was eighteen.
Shortly after that the youug man
started for West field College, which is
situated in Westfield, Illinois.
Although college life was a great improvement
over the dull farm life at
me, Mr. Waity soon left college to
enter business. He found employment
as a clerk in a general store in an
town. He set himself to work
with so much diligence that promotion
was rapid, and before long he became
book-keeper and cashier.
After serving there for a few years
he accepted a position as traveling acent
for the Grain and Anthrosite Coal Co,
of Chicago, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri ana
Indiana being his district.
In 1SS7 Mr. Waity left Illinois for the
State of Washington, where he entered
the banking business in New Whatcom
on Puget Sound, being as successful in
this as he had been in other lines of
business. In 1S&4 he removed to Honolulu,
becoming a prominent member of
the house of Bishop and Coni-
nanv. of which he is now the Vice-!
When asked last evening whether he
had ever been impaneled on a Grand
Jury before Mr. Waity answered, "Xo.
have served on a petit jury, quite a
number of times but I have never before
served on a Grand Jury.
PAT.ATWA PUMPING STATION.
May Be Ten Days Before It Gets
Into Perfect Operation.
The work on the Palama pumping
station is almost completed. The
pump itself is now ready for work, but
the carpeuters and plasterers are still
at work in the engine room, putting
the finishinc touches on the plant.
Fires were started underneath the
boiler today, so that things might dry
up a little." It is hoped that the pump
will be at work by the end of the week
The fires which were started yesterday
are simply for drying upand tightening
all the pumps; the engine will be
tried in the same way from day to day,
and it may be a week before the great
machine may be set to work in real
tC 1 jr J" V Tt'jS J&Vv-C
OF PEESOXAI, INTEREST
Native hats, white, at Mrs. Hansa's.
The Cleveland chain is an enviable
featcre of the Cleveland bicycl.
31. H. Flint, inspector U. S. pc&tal
department will leave for Htie, this
storainc. on ofDcia.1 business.
There will be a cricket practice on
Wednesday at the Makiki grounds at A.
p. m. A large attendance of players is
Mrs. JL H. Williams has resumed her
class in An Embroidery and will receive
pcpDs every meming from 9-30 to
11:30 a. in. during vacation.
H. Deacon. Manager of Pepeekeo
I plantation, is in town with his son
Charles. They leave for the Coast by
tomorrow's Australic where Charles
will enter school at Belmont, California.
Miss Bnth Bichardson and Miss
Minna Abreas. both of Hilo, leave tomorrow
for the States to enter school
at Dana Hail. Wellesly. Massachusetts.
They are accompanied by Mi?s Harriet
Hitchcock and Miss 2ina Easton. also
Every member of Excelsior Lodce
0.O. F. is earnestly requested to
be present at the regular meeting to be
held this Tuesday evenine at 7:30
o'clock at Excelsior hall. Fort street.
Members of Harmony Lodce No. 3 and
visiting brethren are cordially invited
to this meeting.
W. E. Biveus. real estate agent, has
just closed the sale of a fine piece of
property on Beretania street, near
Milier, to Dr. Jas. T. Wayson. Price
paid was $6,350. The owner was Mr.
Jas. Steiner. This property had been
advertised in the Bepnblican but a few
days previous to the sale.
EXCELSIOR LODGE NO 1, 1.O.O.F.
Every member of the Order is earnestly
requested to be present at the
regular meeting to be held this Tuesday
evening at 7:30 o'clock, at Excelsior
Hall, Fort street
Business of great importance will
Members of Harmony Lodge, No.
3, and all visiting brethren are cordially
invited to be present
P. C. MARTIN, Past Grand.
L. L. LA PIERRE, Secretary.
NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES
S. S. AUSTRALIA.
The S. S. Australia has been entered
at Customs and will commence discharging
cargo at the Oceanic Steamship
Company's wharf at 9 a. m., August
Consignees will please call at the
office of Wm. G. Irwin & Co., Ltd., Fort
street, and pay freight and receive
All merchandise, when landed upon
the wharf, will be at the risk of the
owners or consignees, and if not le-moved
within twenty-four hours cfter
5 p. m. of theday on which it is
landed will be stored or left en the
wharf at the risk and expense of the
owners or consignees.
OCEANIC STEAMSHIP CO.
WM. G. IRWIN & CO., Ltd.,
A GENTLEMAN wants room with a
private family or a Cottage. Must be
located in the Cool part of town.
Valley preferred. Address 123
DRUCS : . .
The Tariff t
i Change lias 'not aftecteel
the price of our Perfumes.
Fortunately for us and for f
our patrons we Laid iu a I
large stock just prior to the
1 change. .V
"We watch the market
very closely and buy right,
i but never sacrifice quality 1
LjWeif carry the largest i
I stock and assortment of
$ 5 Face Powders, x
1 Toilet Waters,
American Perfumes. s.
;v TiVe wish to impress you
S that these goods are all
: trom well known makers, a
whose goods are as well and
t" t frtw 1I IttnHnt - - l.n.
J. AiKUiilLUt .IklllMtU US lliUlI O-
2 names. l
1 Hobron Drag Co., I
ortt. : : King St.
Correctly Tailored, Finish, Style and
Price to Your Taste & & & &
519 FORT STREET.
King Street Stables.
The Largest and Finest Stock of Livery
in the Hawaiian islands and the Most Popular
ffonokila Stoek Yards Go
AXD OURS is the "Noblest Roman of them all." We have mastered the Serge
Suit situation by sheer force of merit, and there is none now so' stupid as to dispute
our leadership. Our $15 Suits are the $20 in every other store. And every
other merchant knows that is so. Why shouldn't you know it, too, when the
knowledgs is worth $3 to you? We guarantee every Suit guarantee them to
hold color, shape and smoothness. We represent them to be absolutely flawless.
If they prove otherwise, come and get another Sui t. Xo other bouse dara
make such a guarantee, but we know whereof wo speak.
of 20 per Cent.
Children's Voits and Sailor Suits. Coma
stock iu town.
Two Telephones 9G and 676
St.. and corner of Fort and Ilotoi Sts.
: : : Telephone 846T
at prices never before quoted here.
prompt response to all calls.
and Builders of
All classes of Hydraalic Hacainer.
generators for long distance
plain Tabalar Boilers.
Engines. Baildars for all, machinery for
Block. Telephone lW.'HonoluIu.
IS declared to purchasers of Boys' aud
and get your choice out of the largest
Two Stores, Two Stocks,
P. O. BOX 55S. 9 and 1 1. Hotel
Nos. 534-536 Dove Building-
Bedroom Sets at Bargain Day
Baby Carriages the same.
Eull line of Wicker Furniture
Undertaker and Embalmer and
High Daty Flywheel Paispisg Engines.
Water Wheels fr direct connected transmission.
Marlne.Heins Patent Water Tube and
Corliss I"" High Speed Aalosaiic '
the complete of Sagar Hills.
OFFICE: Boom 12 Spreckols