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GAS & ELECTRIC CO., Ltd.
MAGOON BUTLDDCO, Corner Merchant
nnd Al&kea Street.
Ceylon and Mnraicabo
anil PRALINES ....
HAXD DIPPED FltEXCH
FRENCH BOSS, Etc.
Our goods are mada FRESH every
day and cost about HALF
, the price of jStale Imported
Niw England Bakery
l OSWALD LUTTEO, Mansger.
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" Name on Every Piece. '
FOR SALB BV
Lewis & Co.,
in Fort St. Tel., 240.
QAHU RilLWAY iB LiHD CO.
From and A:tr January 1, WOQ.
Datly DaUr Dallr DatSy OiUT
IHttr faltV CHr Iatlr nailr
The Orpheum last night was well
patronized for a second night's audience.
uTJncle Bufe's Christmas" was
not over done. 31iss Batsen who was
ielt otf the program by mistake s.uig
a few selections with credit Vincent
Urudley, Unas. Alexander and J err,)
jvlills la a sketch of short duratiou
dm creditable worK. "sweet ilollie U.'
teeelociug nuinoer was well applauded,
tau wnols auu.ejce remaining 10 sei
mis luugimble farce.
American Seige Guns.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11. The
.argest of the artillery pieces in the
cnited States, army were landed in San
Francisco last night. They are called
Eiuge guns and maKe up the armamsm
of Siege Battery O. Seventh United
btates Artiheiy, wnicn has been stationed
at ort ivhty, ivan., but is now
uuUer orders for Oiiina. Ihey aie
used for the purpose of attacking
on lanu anu are constructed xo
do terrible damage, throwing shells
tided with higtr explosives which
I Bi.utter death and desiruction for Iart
uus around where they strike. Tht
battery is composed or a five-Inch siege
gun aad a seven-inch howitzer and a
! be, mortar. . When in use there
iuns are mounted on heavy wooden
jiaiiorius surrounded by fortifications
made of sandbags.
A shrapnel tired from a five-inch
"lego gun will bust into 500 pieces,
which fiy with terrific force in all directions,
and the shiapnel from a
howitzer bursts into nearly
1 00 pieces. To destroy fortifications
to five-Inch seige gun Is used, as such
work calls for a straight fire, and th
howitzer and mortar are used for angle
firing, with the intention of dropping
a death-dealing projectile in the. midJt
of the enemy protected by forts. To
j handle these guns and to move thsm
from place to place requires a large
j number of men and heavy draft horses.
i Going-to China.
Anay surgeons are In demand In tic
Philippines and China just at present.
3 the City of Peking are- nineteen
ihysicians and surgeons on the way
, fa the far east. Those In the Manila
detachment are Drs. F. M. Hall. C. H
Stoeckle, G. S. Deaa, F. C. Griffith
W. iL Roberts, TV. H. Tef t, J. AY. Holland.
T. J. Strong. C. C Whitcomb. D
jr. Lamb. L. A. Spaeth. O. F. Davi3
F F. Slater. G. 3L Van Poole. W. E
Chapman, E. E. LamMn and R. C
Grubb. Those to China are Drs. J. "W
McWThorter and F. E. Shine. The medicos
had expected to take passage en
cne of the transports soon to leave San
Francisco, but at the last moment hurry
orders came and they vere pat
aboard the Peking. They are to get later
orders at Yokohama and expect that
their destinations v31 be Telntsia and
WILL BUILD THE CAJTAL.
At Our New Shoe Store,
Formerly Fairchild's Store, Corner Fort arid Hotei Streets.
The immense advantage under which we
purchased The Three Entire Stocks of
Shoes, viz: Fairchild's, A. S. Murphy & Oo.'s
and that oi The American DrygoodS Oo. enables
us to give our customers an immense
variety of First Class Standard Shoes at
What Price ? Half Price !
You will find in these stocks almost any style of Shoe you
require. An opportunity to purchase first class Footwear, at such
rediculous prices has never been before offered in Honolulu.
Make your purchase betore they are all gone.
L. B. KERR & CO
Beflectionsof a Bachelor.
Probably Adam and Eve began with
Lots of women marry a mushroom
lover and ;then find they have got a
Life is a struggle, la which everybody
tries to get what he wants and to
lorget what he deserves.
At a certain age c girl Is a lot
prouder of being able to hang by
heels in a gymnasium suit before a let
of other women than of being- able to
bake a pan of good biscuits for the
Some girls who talk a lot about what
they -would do i men. tried to ktss
them, couldn't get a mosquito bite.
If a man. Icnows a woman as well as
he ought to before he proposes to air,
he generally won't -want to.
Every girl under twenty is dreadfully
-A t353e shoulder is usually caused ty t -proud of the
rhcucstism of the mnsdes. and may
be cured by a few applications tt
Chamberlain's Pain Balm. For sale by
ail dealers ind drusrgists. Benson.
Smith 4b Ox, goocrci a&sats K&wiUs
The Eyre-Cragin Syndicate of New
York to Go Ahead.
NEW n It . Aug. 8. John D.
of lue vndicate formed to construct
l : ;at oceanic canal through
Nicarag.r i. ni 3er the concession given
by the s; of Nicaragua to
Edward "- ind Edward F. Cragiu,
the esir. v f which vas proclaimed
by Pret-J".! ITelaya, said today that
the compa y to construct the canal
-d u id ar the laws of New Jersey
would proceed to carry out the
terms ot its contract w ithout delay.
The capTtul needed has been secured,
and if the edimate of cost made for
this government is correct, the canal
can be built for the same money and
probably for leas. This estimite is
Cnnimins said that the companv
would prefer to have the government
leave the matter in the company's
hands, so as to permit private construction
and operation of the canal
for the benefit of the whole world.
Hovjover, he added, the syndicate had
no desire to embarrass the government,
and would defer to its conception
The route has not been selected, and
the company has liberty to choose auy
withiu the domain or Nicaragua. That
preferred by this government would
cei Utinly have preference. The probability
is that the route will be that
hitherto called the Niciraguan.
Coats Off in Hawaii.
Hawaii has felt the first throbs if
the male shirt waist problem. The
Honolulu Republican thus evidences
the trouble in a recent paragraph:
"A reporter who has no more respect
for his calling than to go about
public places in his -shirt sleeves uid
bearing the appearance of a dock laborer
should tunr to some other occupation
more fitting his capabilities."
It is easy for long-resident Hawaii-
ans to bring; back the memory of tiniss
when the shirt waist question presented
itself in much similar terras, to the
islanders. "Washington Star.
way little babies come to
"her when she holds out her hands to
After one woman has called on another
woman whom she doesn't like
each of them thinks of some mean 5
thing she httdl sy, ooly sh
U. R. K, P.
There will be a meeting this evening
of P. H. Brooks Company U. 11. K. P.
at the Pythian Castle Hall, Fort street,
at S o'clock.
By order of Sir Knight Captain,
S. J. SALTER, S. R. E.
ALL KINDS OF
Horse Furnishing Goods
Plantation Orders Solicited at Living
California Harness Shop,
G39 King Street,
Lincoln Block. Telephone 778.
Metropolitan leat Co.
iQS KING STRE5T.
G. J. WALLER, ... Hanaser.
Wholesale and Retail
Honolulu iron Works Co.
awaii SiiiffiBO Sua,
THUPioneer Japanese Print icjrOiBw.
Tue Publisher of "HAWAII ijELLMiti."
the oaly daily Japr.aeo PaferPabllV i $
ej in tne lerratory ot tiawxii.
r. SOGA. Blilor.
a blUOZAWA. Proprietor.
Editorial and Printing OiEce. jsear
King bridtrF.K'n? Street. P O.BoxST.
istor House Restanrant
Corner King Jt Alafeea Streets.
Meals served at all
STEAil ENGINES, j
Boilers, bugar Mills, Coolers, Brass J
and Lead Castings. ' "
Ami Machinery of every description '
made to order.. Particular attention
paid to ship s biacksmitliin. Job
work esecnltd en the fionet notk t
At our Q,ueen Street Store we are as busy as ever.
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Get Your Reserved Seats Early,
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BOX OFFICE OPEW AFTER 9 A. M
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I Read The Honolulu Republican. I
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I And rightly so because our large stock was nev "
more complete in all Departments.
We recently purchased a manufacturers stock of
Boy's, Youth and Men's Clothing.
We would like just to mention one special line of
Hoy's Wastiiqg Sailor Suits
in- Crash, Striped Galatea, etc., beautifully
. trimmed Collars and Cuffs, with Lanyard and
Whistle attached, sizes 3 to 13.
Just fancy, we are offering these at
75c A SUIT. -
Mothers must highly appreciate our efforts to sa -e
their time and money. -
Want gentlemen to know our. store is headquarters
for furnishing goods. We intend to boom znxs
department, and know of no better way thai:
offering the finest goods at lowest
We -carry the choicest and largest stock of shirts :"
We have just unpacked some of the most up to dat 3
novelties direct from New York.
j Gentlemen before purchasing step down to our Q,uee
IT WILL PAY YOU.