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f Fashions g
SAW rather an asaar
-I St tie other day. A
v&ear aad pretty,
wa trattalc? on Kiss
street for the traiacar. A
the or advanced she took
a sflrtr whistle from the
jwuiy trfaks attached to her belt aad
M" a Mfrt with all the assurance of a
Th " was aaarkfll. The driver
Eewrei the sfeaal as theejh It were
Xfc SMMtl thins, aad ores tfce weary
?ed ts reoocaue a laminar
MUv and pained.
I taiak the taawratioa a od one, and
U'l iiuaianbcir rirhtJy has tees a prtat
lai of tJtt waiar rfr! ia the States. A
wfciatfe coaM mil equally well a mas, a
MB, wfcaa tfc rapid traasft arrives il
U mr data it coald b otihied to any
Im knows? It ay be the
ad ban before awnv days.
The XV ssw are not jwpuisi
with the average person. Thy leap to
the eye, a the Myiaz ?e too quickly.
aad coBMqnentty become aa c?resaive
' Uam. FartbcHDorie. they tend to eut up
ih Mrif firiirc ia the straBsest ami
am onaecwuiUble way. None but the
tail aad nlba are in aajr sort jwstinetl iu
Xor far the skeve jasIe comlurtinz
ftattf by any means a well as one conic
wfeh. Familiarity, itransely enouzh.
htm not in tbi nux bred contempt, or
mt verfectkm. There it n inGnity o!
varfttfeae, and ynt nine out oC ten lank
the reqaWte torh of excellence. Some
wwaen are ossaying quite n lone and
sfcere that come quite to the
ttjrijitj and only reveals by some chance
mofahicnt the existence of a hand
taaoHth a darinc departure enough.
There its creot need of new designs, as
the sleeve hi the ranking or marring of a
In unite of the rumors of the early
part of the season, blouses of every kind
are more popular than ever. During the
oarlier part of the day they arc of the
h!mplent character, but for afternoon or
e oning wear they nre just the contrary,
as the materials employed in their construction
nre ery expensive, and if or
dored to be made in the usual way cost a
groat donl of money on account of the
high prices thnt have to be paid by. the
drwwnakers for skilled machinists and
The demand for fine needlework and
nrtihtk1 silk embroidery for decorating
the front and collars of blouse bodice.'
fr" unprecedented. Ileal lace forms the
upjMjr half of some of the most expansive
UJuw. and the yokes are worn next tc
the kiH, namely, without n foundation
of any kind. The effect is ery beautiful
and mare suitable than leaving the
' throat and. hhoulders exposed. Below
the fitllnww of the figure the silk 01
erf jO de chine Is gathered up into narrow
tucks and some of them are so fine that
It makes one wonder how hands and
eould Ihj so accurate as to turn out
gweh stitching and bO regularly gauge the
i-pace between eoch narrow fold.
Satin moire and china silks can now be
jwiiTld already plaited and tucked, or
the . material might be bought in the
usual way and the plaiting or embroidery
could be done at n small outlay at
any sewing machine shop. By this
means n AtjlNh looking lilouse can be acquired
by any one who has the time to
spare and the inclination to make it her-
TnirrTi5the consiruction of the bioiiv; 13
a very simple matter. I raw such a
pretty one of white silk the other day.
The joke wa in fine tucks, stitched, and
the fullnevs Mow fell gracefully into a
narrow waist line of black velvet The
sdecAos were in full tucks at the top, the
fullness falling into a black tehet wrist
This bloue was most simple, and wry
v Wifle. folded Mts of panne elvct are
still fashionable, and are on many of the
gowns now Mng designed for the autumn.
They are not easy to make, and
'require to be carefully fitted- The only
time when they are possible for a
person is when they are worn
under a bolero jacket. A smart gown in
""light blue cloth that has just been made
nip fortuuately for a
der woman has one of these Mts in
black satin that is nearly a quarter of
41 yard wide.
Small watch charms or bracelet
' oiiannsaro nowqultc a fad with smartly
gowned women, quite a cluster of
thwrf Voiag scon on bracelets or watch
Soe of these charms are of
tows, like topaxes and amethysts, and
thor are .many set iu heart shape or
points, with a thread of gold around
thaw, or with what looks like a shank
of closely set brilliants.
Tho San Francisco News Letter says:
Tlie society event of the period leyond
douht has leuu the Carolau's "stable
ball which loot place last Friday evening
at their country home. "Crossways."
near Burilngame. The lavish expenditure
of money and the. rood tatte displayed
in the same produced a striking
result even for California, where elab
orate has passed Jnt a proverb.
Luckily the weather was perfect,
, so the myriads of Japanese lanterns
which lined the avenue to the house
, twinkled undisturbed ; but it was at the
house and baras, eta, that the
climax was reached of brilliant
and decoratiotis. The great hollow
square of the stable was a blaze of
incandescent Ifehr, the court bad been
laid in white canvas and the fountain in
the center plashed all the colors of the
rainbow. Th carriage bouse was the
place diosca for the dancing. The building,
In quadrangle form, was haaj with
garlands; the tally-ho coach at oac side,
covered with, maases of scarlet scraniu'n
and green foliage tied with red i bows,
made a decidedly naiqae erect. Dviciag
lan at ten o'clock and continued until
the midnight hour, when sapper wsw
served at insall tables placed ia the alcoves
nnder the projecting eaves. As
fooa as the gnesta were sted xb orchestra
(truck op and four flower girls bearing
long garlands came oat on the platform
erected at the entrance of the rooa
and executed a flower dance: then cans
Spanish dance, followed by Geisha girls
and finally a ballet, with the dancers ia
the owtnme of fifty years ago. After a
supper two more figures of the cotillion
were danced, representing the Hunt,
when the men on bobby horses "took" the
hurdles of red ribbons and flowers held
by their partners. The flower figure was
very effective and the several favors appropriate
and pretty, paper bat?, tiny
rakes and spades, cockle shells end silver
Mk Everyone was sorry when the
hour of departure from the brilliant
arrived, and it is safe to say that
the hall will long live in their mesiories.
The charming conceit of tbe gcet"
Mng "Fruit and Flowers," et.
aWwi our lovely girls to iikwra lorm
in flower-decked billows of tulie and
chiffon, than which not'iiu? U tnore fitting
for a youthful ball dres. Of the
many beautiful maids thus adorned,
the most striking were Miss Genc-
viee Carolan as Apple Blossoms, a3
dainty as the original; Miss Edna Hopkins
as a White Uose spangkd
with dew; Miss Mary Nichols
as Carnation, and Miss Ella as a
Lily. Of the married ladies Mrs. Jerome
Hart, in an exquisite "creation" of black
and white lilies; the hostess as a dam-auk
roe, and Mrs. E. D. Beyiard as
"cherry ripe" were the most noticeable
among the host of lautiful gowns and
their wearers, literally too numerous to
mentibn. A number of the men wore
hunting dress. Every country home at
Burlingame, Redwoods and Menlo Park
had "house parties" for the event and
from far and near the verdict was that
the most brilliant and successful rural
function ever given in California was
the Carolan ball.
Mrs. Ilasson gave an informal afternoon
tea in honor of Mrs. George
Mrs. Paul Neumann bos cards out for
an "at home" from S until 10 next Wednesday
evening, October 31st.
William A. Armstrong former editor
of the Advertiser, is at San Diego, busi I
ly engaged in literary work. After his
book is finished he may return to Honolulu,
although the climate does not seeui
to agree with him.
The engagement of Mr-. Elizabctn
Parker (nee Tootsie Dowselt), which
was announced in The Republican on
Monday, to Frederick S. Knight a
son of Mr. George Knight of San
Francisco, was of great interest to Honolulu.
The wedding took place October
13th, at Trinity church, at 5 p.
m. The happy couple will go to San
.loe. and on October 31st will sail for
Honolulu on the Alameda, where Mr.
Knight will go into business.
Governor and Mrs. Dole and Mr. and
Mrs. A. G. Hawes, Jr., will be the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. nenry E. Cooper from
Saturday until Monday, at Pearl Harbor.
MNs Gladys Merrell. who recently visited
iu Honolulu will depart eastward in
October to become a member of Miss
Ely's fashionable school in New York.
Mrs. Charles Cooper gave a pretty
luncheon in honor of Miss Widdifield,
Monday. An amusing feature of the occasion
was the presentation by the
guests of interesting articles of
The guests Mrs. Gilman,
Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Arthur Brown,
Mrs. Boyd, MNs Cornwell, Miss Sadie
Carter Mr. Walker, Mrs. Cooke and
Mtv. C. B. Wood and Miss Dorothy
returned to Honolulu on Tuesday after
an alisence of several weess on Hawaii.
Doctor and Mrs. Wood will soon occupy
their seashore residence, which is
It is rumored that Mrs. Harry Gillig
will soon visit Honolulu. It is interesting
to note that Mr. Harry Gillig has
been studying vocal music assiduously in
Europe during the last two years. He
has always possessed a magnificent baritone
voice, which only lacked training.
This has now been remedied. The purity
and timbre of his voice, combined with
his present masterly technique, have o
impressed connoisseurs abroad that he
has lieen prevailed upon to make his
de&uf in opera. It i probable that he
will appear for the first time on the
operatic stage this winter. His debut
will probably take place at either Nice
or Monte Carlo, when the gay world is
flockinc to the French Riviera. His
many friends in San Francisco are extremely
desirous of hearing him in concert
before he returns abroad. A number
of well known members of the Bohemian
Club are agitating the subject,
and if Mr. Gillig can be induced to consent,
a concert will be arranged to take
place during the month of November.
Miss Adele AViddifield sailed Fridays
on the transport Grant for Manila,
amidst the alohas of her many friends.
Alout fifty people were at the boat to
bid her godspeed. She looked like a
picture as she stood oa the deck, covered
fwith lei and flowe s. Miss WiddifielJ
goes to Manila to be married to Lieutenant
Howell. She is one of the beauties
of Honolulu and a most amiable and at
tractive young lady. The three
girls have been noted far and near,
as belles, for they are 'justly famous for
their wit and charm.
Mrs. Widdifield mere looks like an
older sister. She is a great favorite ia
society and noted for her hospitality.
Mis Widdifield's trousseau is a drain of
loveliness. She -'was obliged to rcaf arai
to the climates aD the gowns ata.Hgnt
and airy ia effect. The wedding gowa
U a French creation ef Madame 11-
ly's, and exquisite beyond woraa. It k
THE HOSOLTO.U BETOBHCAX, SGXDAY, OCTOBER 2S, MOO. 1
wsit jwaa over Trfcite satin, wita
beastifal lace applique oa the of If
the skirt. The body Is of the- saae, lace
applijee oa th peaa. aad the back of If
the body is ia accordioa pleats. Ths
Ionr lace sleeves aad gaiaipe are of the
sae exquisite lace. The belt U of white
paaae velvet, iliss Widdl&ld will wear
a lovely ha: of white chiffon, aad cot If
the ooaveatiola bridal vefl.
3Iaay present have already arrived
and they are beautiful aad costly. Miss If
Nellie White seat a beautiful bottle of
cat glass and silver; Mrs. Swaaxy 5. If
large roll of lovely real lace; Mrs. Maxwell,
old English poiat aad bertha of the
same. A mot iaterestiag preseat was If
the large silver spooa preseated by the
dass of boys taught by Miss Widdifield
ia Sunday school- There were many other
jiaadsunie presents a silver service, cat
glass salad bowl and spoons of all kinds.
complete set of spooa3 in
tion case, beautiful pieces of embroidery,
and others too numerous to mention.
Every one is sorry that 3Iis Widdifield
could not be married at home, but the peculiar
circumstance: of army life make
that impossible. That she may be happy
in her"new home is the heart-felt wish
of all her friends.
Mr. Andrew Adams who has been
dangerously ill at the home of Mrs. J.
B. Castle, Is pronounced out of danger.
Dr. and Mrs. Maxwell expect to sail
Saturday for Australia. They will he
greatly mised by their numerous friend.
Mrs. Maxwell intends to return to Honolulu
next year on her way to England,
New York. Dr. Maxwell will fill anj
important post in Australia.
Mrs. William Drum is now in New
York and expects tq visit her sister, Mrs.
Robertson, in Philadelphia, before returning
to San Francisco.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Sewell will
remain for some months in Bath, Me.,
the home of the late Arthur Sewell, Esq.
At the Kalhi residence of Mr. Allan
Herbert, on Wednesday, Mrs. Walters,
gave a delightful chowder party for Mrs.
Dr. and Mrs. Hoffman gave a dinner
Sunday for Mr. and Mrs. Lange.
Mr. and Mrs. Louisson entertained at
dinner Wednesday evening.
College "Women in After-Life.
Mrs. Mary Roberts Smith, associate
professor of sociology in the Leland
Stanford Junior Unhersity, has collectel
some comparative statistics of college and
non-college women, in relation to
child-birth and health. These
ords, covering the cases of 343 married
college women and 313 married non-college
women, is published in the last bulletin
of the American Statistical Association
of Boston. The non-college women
are the sisters, cousins or friends of the
college women, and po represent much the
same social environment. The following
resume of thN report is taken from the
New York World:
"1. The jcollege women marry two
years later in life than the non-college
women (at 20.3 vs. 24.3 years of age).
"2. The age of marriage for both
classes has been growing later during the
last thirty years.
"3. The college women have a higher
percentage (53) of male children as compared
with non-college women (47.7).
"4. The percentage of births of children
per j ears of marriage is slightly
larger among the college women than
among the non-college women.
"5. There is no measurable difference
between the two classes in regard to
health before or after marriage, or in regard
to the health or mortality of children.
"6. Before marriage more than one-half
of the college women were engaged
in teaching, and nearly three-fourths were
engaged in some occupation outside of
their own homes, "while less than one-fourth
of the non-college women were
teaching, and only slightly more than
one-third engaged in other outside occupations.
In other words, college training
promotes economic independence.
"7. Three-fourths of the college women
married college men, while only one-halt
of the non-college women married college
men. (Co-education promotes matrimony
"S. Sixty-five per cent of the college
women, as compared with thirty-seven per
cent of the non-college women, married
"9. From the financial standpoint the
college women married better than the
"In other words, the test of figures :n
a fair comparison shows that while the
time spent in college postpones the age
of marriage by two years, a college education
neither impairs the health of woman
nor unfits her for marriage or motherhood
or economic independence, nor
in any way her prospects of
marrying well and suitably."
"Under the Sose."
In Greek mjthology the rose was the
symlo! of silence, as it was said that
Cupid, the son of Venus, gav the god of
silence a golden rose as a bribe to conceal
the amours of the goddess of love. It
was, therefore, sculptured on the ceilings
of banquetin;: halls and placed as a sisn j
above the doors of questionable resorts 1
Guests at feasts were crowned with roes
to intimate that their conversation while j
in their cups was not to be repeated else-
. fTM i i..:j ...-...- : 1
where. The phrase obtained currency
Greece after Pausanias, the admiral of ;
the Greek fleet, plotted with Xerxes to betray
the cause of the Greeks by surrendering
the ships, the negotiations bein
conducted in a small banqueting hall, the
roof of which was, as usual, covered with
sculptured roses. The plot, however,,
was discovered and orders given for the
arrest of the traitor. Pausanais endeavored
to make his escape, hut finding that
impossible he took refuge in a temple
which possessed the right of asylum. Unwilling
to vioate the sanciry of the place
by forcibly reaovteg himf and still more
unwilling- to 'allow him to escape'his
fellow citiseas walled up every entrance,
and, by one account, left him to die of
starvation ; by another killed him by
the building and throwing, down
the tiles oa.hia head.
, Far apraias, alHa)ga aid laavemsM
there?k mothls so good as
Territory ot Hawaii.
TJsder the XInbow.
wosen all had sosis sincere.
Were all "crea brave asl tree.
ardeat love had sever ceed
Of rosemary or rue;
Did bluer Masts forget ra blow.
Did Mayiide always reiga;
we could "read our titles ckar
To oar estates ia Spain;
honest toil might wia its meed,
Aad geaeroas strife its lays;
mated hearts might wed aad live
Thro" chaageless golden days;
sia aad shame aad want aad woe
Should flee the footstool quite,
Aad truth aad peace aad sweet good will
Rise fresh each dawaiag light;
If yoa were you aad I were I
If you should come to me
Aad say "I love you." oh I how fair
This weary world would be.
Elizabeth Worthingtort FUic
Says Annexation Has Been Good.
Thing for Farm Laborers.
From the Los Angeles Tribune.
A pleasant and unassuming gentlemau
was encountered at the Westminster Iu
this city last evening in the person of
A. It. Kobinson. a wealthy planter from
the Hawaiian islands, U. S. A.
Mr. Uobinon has been touring the
coast from British Columbia to Saa
Diego, at the head of the following party.
who are now all registered at the Westminster.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Robinson,
Masters C. S. Robinson. A. F. Robinson.
A. S. Robinson. Mrs. H. S. Robinson.
George S. Gay, Mrs. J. S. Gay, Miss E.
Gay and two servants.
Mr. Robinson, who is a native of New
Zealand, has lived for thirty years in
"Yes there has been rapid advance in
the islands since their annexation."
"What effect has it h3d upon business?"
"Well, in my business as a planter
there has been a considerable advance iu
the wages paid laborers on the plantation.
On ranch work we employ all native Ha
waiians and on the sugar plantations
Japanese, Portuguese and some China--men."
"What is the average wages paid?"
"For laborers we have always paid
from $12.50 to $15 per. month, but now
we have to pay from $17 to $1S per
month. Chinese teamsters we pay $22
"What do you regard as the principal
cause of the advance?'
"Well, in the first place the Japanese
are going home to Japan in great nun;
bers,,and as no can come
in, it makes the supply short And then
there is undoubtedly greater demand for
labor in other avenues of trade."
"Do you return home from here?"
"No, I will eettle down for a time
somewhere in California."
"What of Los Angeles?"
"I think you have the finest climate
in the world and I like the city very
much. Some years ago I visited here
and I notice very great improvement and
evidences of rapid growth."
If one might judge from his manner
and language.' Mr. Robinson will become
a permanent-resident of this city.
"Ocean travel between ports on th's
coast and the islands is very heavy." re-
Tnarkcd Mr. Robinson, "mostly tourists,
A Prophecy of Tifty Years Ago.
In Creasy s "Fifteen Decisive Battles
of the "World," written over half a century
ago, occurs some remarkable forecasts
of events that are to come to pass
in the development of American history,
which in the light of our acquisitions in
Hawaii, and the Philippines and the present
situation of affairs in China, might
be considered a wonderful prophecy, the
fulfillment of which is not so remote, and
incidentally suggesting that the present
administration in this country may i
dominated by a higher power than that
of commercial advantage of territorial extension.
In his "Victory of the Americans
at Saratoga," Creasy, after quoting
from the president's message as to the
growth of the territories after the annexation
of Texas, says:
"The importance of the power of the
United 'States being then firmly planted
along the Pacific applies not only to the
new world but to the old. Opposite to
San Francisco on the roast of that ocean,
lie the wealthv but decrepit empires of
China and Japan. Numerous groups of
islets stud the larger part of the intervening
sea, and form convenient stepping
stones for the progress of commerce or
ambition. The intercourse cf traffic between
these ancient Asiatic monarchies
and the young Anglo-American republic
must be rapid and extensive. Any attempt
of the Chinese or Japanese rulers
to check it will only accelerate an armed
collision. The American will either buy
or force his way. Between such populations
as that of China and Japan on the
one side and that of the United States
on the other, the former haughty, formal
and indolent; the latter bold, intrusive
and unscrupulous, causes of quarrel must
sooner or later arise. The result of such
a quarrel cannot be doubted. America
will scarcely imitate the forbearance
shown by England st t -e end of our late
var with the Celestial empire; and the
conquests of China rnd Japan by the
fleets and armies of the United States
are events which many now living are
likely to witness. Compared with the
magnitude of such changes in the dominion
of the old world, the certain
of the Anglo-Americans over Central
Southern America seems of
ATaiaeetinj? of the directors of the
American i3Aessenger Service, held
October 15, 1900, the following officers
were elected to serve for the ensuing
Vice " J. Hi. JL Andrews
niitor:.'. . . 2 . .TT. . . .F. J. King
The aJxrra officers constitute the board
of directors. F.J.CBOS3,
HART & COo
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On and after August 9, all Electric Fixtures
and Shades novr in. stock will be sold at a G11EA3?
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per "Andrew Welch."