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TIIK PACIFIC C03LMFKCIAL AhYKKTISKIi. APK1L 12. Uiiik
1 H 'I V i iij; uf to join tii'ir vai.'.u-. i-'i-Jii.nl-tiji j;t"Vt !!'! India, i ; i - -1 v. i mo-1 1 y LiiIj-Ii ii'J'li.uit - and tr;ivIiTH Imihii'I 1 1 J i 1 u t d i j ; ion-. Ani'in; fin- o'Vif' i -f'.Urn:ilv, t i - a Mho: i i -d. . n i o " j - ;;g on! i . i - a I - ! Ik 1 1 to K lii v.i no v.'a join li i!.' ' f'. ha and iM-".t loiloin hoj. in '.'.,. V v i in -1 j' 1 1 1 oi 1 1 m: ' i i I: -o.i -! and Hi I ! h- ail day Ion;', Mm la-l lanl vi-ild- li lot lari. Ix-ing ( aii'lia. Th v-aliii-r v-ry ph-a-ant, niil, vi-ry fold. .W : f all'-jnoon u sjght'd fli Kgyptian ('oa f anl y ', i. M. had dropp d aiK'Iioi in I'oil .-aid at, tin ii ton t Ii of I In- 'anal, .-'onn; it tft ii or Iw nty lni;o -Iciiikti lay thi a. HM'Imi ; -onn hound I Ii ioii.'h tho ('a. .1, aii'i -oiin that, )i.t I ju-t 'cum through. Port Sai'I i.- a rat ion of tin Canal ami now a vry lively town ofaltoiit n,000 people, oniio-' l f I-tC.V I l iaiiH, A i ahs, anl tin rough rofiivo of all kinds of Miirojtcanv. It is hound to Imm oiih' ii i t a thriving oily cveiitiinlly and I Iiojm it .ill mhiic day havu hoiih- kind of nvn nnu-nt. ItiH now literally wit hotit law or order. After dinner we went ashore for a look about town. A vonng Kgypt ian who rejoiced in the pet name of j " 'bampagne ( 'barley, ' which some former voya;rer bad given him, oller ed to conduct, us up town. We weie much interested, lor here we saw ge- ' nine Arab-, Nubians and Egyptians, 1 uncouth and untrained sons of the ; desert and bearded sons of the j Tropbet. Some of the Egyptians' were handsome and ;-ood-lookiug ; follows but the majority seemed i to wear in their appearance the dilapidat ion of ages. It wusau Oricu- ' tal picture and ur lirst introduc tion to the ancient and tabled East. ' We wandered into the bazaars and i bought a lew photographs of Egypt ian scenes and also some Egyptian cigar- 1 cttcs which arc very choice. "Cham- , pagnc ( .'harley'? then conducted us to u large cafe where there was a motley ! erowu assemmcu, urinuing neer aim , i i listening to some passably good music j .. .. . .. . t or " hucuing a rouietti table m an ! adjoining room. We remaim d a while j and then came out for another walk i in the main street. There was eon- i sideralde life, for, besides the Oriental j anti modern inhabitants ot the town : out 1'or an evening walk, werealsothe ; oflloers ami sailors of the merchant steamers ami ot two KngUsh war ves- : sels and a!si the men of the IJnd Highlanders who are stationed there, j looking into the baaars 4v into the j r rem 1 1 music caiesaiut iouietU' tames that line the whole street. At 11 i.m. we went hack to the ship, for 'Cham pagne Charley" was kind enough to inform us that after it i;ot verv late he , . . ii , i i .- would not like to be respnsiolc or our . : lives there was , manv Ori-ek ami Arab cut -throats about. Next morning at daybreak we start ed through the Canal: -i other large steamers started at the same time, two ahead ami four behind us. It was u novel s.-ht to see seven lar-esteam- ers m slow procession down the canal. ; tix miles an hour is the limit ot speed I allowed. YSeotten met lar-e steam- ers, men-oi-war ami troop ships com- j I'll inj; trom the other way, then, which- ever according to re-ulatum. had the j r ..... ,wMlt , the rest tied up to the sub of the j t anal -ometunesour own prooes- twonhadto tie up while the others llV. Mini til. Ml ;1":111 Tllx. ..,-ii ! , , i till- would tie im as we tviss.M on . . , Among the steamers we nased were quite a number of huge French trans ports tilled with troops bouiul tr the expedition in Tonquin. This wonder ful canal has been so often described I will not attempt it now. It is a grand work and ha- been of incalcu lable benefit to the commerce of tlu1 - , world. iut thev need a second canal row for the present one can barelvac- commodate all the vese!s that seek a pasige. IV l.e-sops is planning :o i:g one on the ta-i- o: exclusive riu'lu, b:u the KngMsh (Joveruiut :u: very aiura'Iy deire :ha: a second canal should bo cer.irollt d bv thorn for is tiieir highway India, and -0 pt-r ' snii- r.ow passing t:i rorjgh are T ... r-CIis:: I ne ::u-y w:4i arrive . so ni ? '.i c standing -: anal niri-.-aii -1 - S, r 1 . Hi'- bunk-: o!' th canai. .-oiio-; i no f on'-. and 'ic;a -i onal I y whoh? fura v.tij o: 1 1 j -1 ii . 1 had oJ'U-n -'; 'h'--m in jor-tuic- an'J J'-.'i'l of llj'in in ! !.t ';'-la!'--; aii'l now f '. as ; -tu a i i v io .!; i n -j at lh- r 1 1 ' -on- o oid Jlint gun- o.'i j id in;' tln-ir .-oh inn f t! f -!. With t !i.j o e ; : a 1 1 ' 1 oking aint-!-. '11 o- i t 1 1 a i ii 1 v i i I ii -1 1 at i the ord -.! ran'''-. A a---d tat i on 1 1 )' a na 1 , 1 i f t ! A i al lo v- a r id :ri i i - would I un alon;' 1 1 1 fan !; 1 ; o 1 1 i n 'back-h' c-ii" and ; of;ea-io!iaIly i'ewaid-d with an oian- or a eoj-prr. 1 liy do not move at niht on tli' eanal, -o at -undown w ti' d up at l-inaila tin- now alino-t de-erted town that lie I,e-.eps founded. I-'ioiu our deek we eould see the inaL'iiilieent jialaei whieh the Khedive had htiiit t here. Atday-hreak we : started attain and in a few hours were in Hitter Lakes. It is a hioad sheet of water and eitrht miles aeioss, and now ommeiieed a race for the other side. On r ship provc.l to be the .swiftest and we reached the entrance on the other side first. The other ships had all ehan-ed posit ions and two werestru-- tflinj,' hard for second place. We cached Sue, by dark, and there met the I)eeean and Sutledge, the two 1. v'c ( ). boats that had come through from London bound for China ami Australia respectively. And now commenced a general exchange of passengers, baggage and mails. A great many of our passengers changed into the other vessels, but we received as many more in exchange who hud come right from London to connect with our boat. All night long there was a noisy hustle, the Lascar sailors and A rah boat men bungling through their work in a reckless and boister ous manner. We wen the last to get away and at I a.m., we up anchor ami headed for th- lied Sea through the (fUlf of Suez. Travelers generally dread the voyage through the lied : . : . i .. i i. . 1 1 a i . . i . : i i ,ti.. i. ..i i ..i . i 'i eiuuuuy noi, oui uj) u the tune we entered the (iulfof Aden, I. ...i l l: .: ,., i.- i . i i e nao tieiieiousiy cooi weainer anu it was only then that we changed in- t lighter clothing. The ollieers tell me that Dec. and Jan. are usually pleas- :it we have had it, but all the j omer mourns tiecome at times very j oppressive with heat, and in summer j it is almost intolerable. ! w have enjoyed the voyage down j very much. Our ollieers are very I pleasant fellows, there ure many I agreeable people among our fellow ! vyau.rs; we have gooil Iivtuix. and eaeli tlay glided : lonir pleasantly, in j the usual manner of shipboard life, i Each day we passed numerous steam- : its tnitinil iitt riinl tliw tK-i ii .. ....w.,.,.,. 4V , ino weainer oecame cooler alter, i;,,), ,. ,,. .... ., . k. -f ,,,.-..), . , . aim, little ni'elt and excitement to akc Nav her , n hut fiii u out the class, nationality, ami com- 1 pany to which the ships belon-etl. 1 or the lirst day in the Scd ea, we j were in si-ht of land, the coast of Ara- , bia on one side and E-ypt on the ; bti. ; x was lv:ulini: -Kothen" that most Ynxn work on oriental travel and i with the shores of two famous conn- i nios 0f the Orient on either side a ! hrjyht Arabian skv overhead, and the i " reeent brief -limpses I had had of i oriental people, all seemed to lend a j ort ot romantic realitv to the book ; und 1 could almost fancy I aceorupan- - iod tho t raVelor at tfVi. 1 need not assure vou I wish I miMit do so ' ..... 111 reality. ou know we were to , . . . . , , , . . . . 'lau visium l-.iivnt and 1 Iiatl long .. i... ; ..: ....1 - -.. ... ..oil ..111. I. A j'lV. IUU I pleasure but the disturbed and unset tled condition of affairs in that coun- try would make a visit there at the present time rather undesirable, and besides our time :s limited. So we had to forego the pleasure of seeing cue -uucuu. auu picuiresque laiul ot , the Pharaohs and Khedives, the scene ! of so many of the romantic fable- and taus mat nave :-.iway charmed me. . I daresav however it is iu-t as well I . -' " as i that I haye not gone tnere for now J r: the old pictures and tales remain j :or me in tii iealms of romance . . uaii,-t- , wnereas mv nraetieal snint mibr ; otherwi-e have been disillusioned had - a r"r - - I come in contact with the incanaeitv, laziness, ana imj-ractica! character of modern Kgryt. ii.tn nay ; a:i t.ne morning from sfuvz Jan. -2i). o; 5 , r-racne i An. . i f Bb.d- j :.-!eb an nih:. : ."an-:-- Pvrim .iur;::; v e i . 1 Or-.JS 4 tli- T TO- i w s , . v i Li - a n i h.- Torri I Zone, an i as I at Aden, wc f-lt the ;.i-d in whip hat - nr lHo--nn: though -1 i r a-i.o:- turn--! with -'-vere Lea iaeii'. A'h-ii i- '-aii'-'l ; ijhraltar of tin-Il'.-d S'-a for it i--itua!-d miich iike iihraitar on a roeky j-ni n-i.lar. I; owii'-fl and ioi'tilied l.y the J-lnli-h, and b-sid-s an original j ojiulation i' about r.ui jo, e,jjjjo-ed of Arab-, Xe ro.s. Homalis aiel Abyssiniau.-. there i.s "'uite a -on.riderabie trarri-on of Kn lih and Indian troop- stationed t here. .-oon after we dropped anehor, the N'eiietia was surrounded by native boat and all sorts of strange things were ollered for -ale, ostrieh feathers, and .s, horns and leopard skins, etc. ete. Soon a swarm of little dugout canoes puddled out to us and the oc cupants the blackest of black little negroes and Abyssinian jumped out swimming and tli vine; about the ship ; for the coins thrown to them, very much like our native boys do at home ; :Uid with eoiial dexterity. Hut they U(re an ugly lot of little ratals, some j ,f them with tiieir hair dved red. or ; bleached white, and all chattering ke a parcel of monkeys As we were to remain six hours wo went ashore, and drove tip about four j miles to the town, for at the landing j are only a fev stores and warehouses. We visited the market where we saw eamels, donkeys, ami beautiful : gazelles for sale. At the bazaars we saw ostrich feathers in great j quantities, and many other strange j ! things that we had seen among the i j boatmen; in fact, we "did" the town. 1 Of course we were much interested in i looking at the strange peoples of the ; place, and their Oriental costumes. It was all new and strange, but still : oddly familiar for it was the living ' pictures of what i had long known in the tales of travel and in pictures. ! Still, rather than romantic, everv- ! thing scorned to me extremely barbar- i : ious and uncivilized. 1 am afraid I j should require more experience in Ori- i ..f.,i r.lVol beforr T ennld rnin tUt entul travel before I could ; qn,e spirit" of appreciati ' pie's manners, habits and c it ion of peo ple's manners, habits and costumes so -widely ilitlerent from our modern civ- ilizution. I suppose, however, therej must be some excellent trails about these people, which I might Und out, hut I am sure 1 never could love an Arab girl; for handsime though they niay be in face and figure, the ring in t he nose aud the bloody disfigurement of the forehead would keep me oil. It was nearly eveiu n; when we got away and t hen our course was direct across; the Arabian Sea (or Indian Ocean) I headed for Uoinbay. -i-i . ""O ill 1J1 and everyone dressed li-htlv. t our ' lno:lIs lini0 Imlian bovs, lressed in i whit0 Nvith turban's am s:ll)ses ! i-ept ti,e nuiahs in motion which: kept us cool even to our soup and oof- j 0 , (Ireat canvas iiwniiK i spread over all the lcck and a canvas j tent erected amidship served as ! smokiiii? room. The piano was brou-ht i up on deck and occasional! v. in the! eveninir. some attenmr Wn ,Mo.i ... ! ' X .uv.v.v. i dancimr, but the general iuclination seemed to be to lounge otl'on chairs and in light conversation or readin- to enjov the simple dolec far nientr of ! shipboard life, and thus each dav I ,!i,l,s Minn.. v .i.u ....T, - don't care to know, Alondav from! . 11 ' ' " - II,H" ! 1 uestlav, or 10 o'clock from 3 o'clock .... L ' Hie day alter leaving Aden there ; , , j .....-.. iij'j'n. vALucniciu in i uuiu iue ; ship when it was announced that there was a slave dhow insight. ,V- cry glass was employed and all eyes i lamt-u luwaros me siaver as we passed within a mile of him. The i black fellows that were mana-im, hr ' were evidentlv stn.K-;,, Ytu nt. tie anxiety and were much relieved ! to observe we were oniv a tnrrplwnt- : r.i. n .1 i t i ! steamer. All the voting blood aoioof ' our rasseus,ers Were for loworiu:r i boat and ..goin. for bim. eVen Qr . t ..-.o , . mg to man the boat--, and the captain u . - ii;iiii 'j i tt ii-t M-tfy:i- a -v . . - I l . tiuugij i-in.-cUlt.'U UltL that the laws of the sea forbid a mer- j ohautman to interfere in such affair-, : and so the fellow pursue.l his course. He evidently had a good '-carzo" and ; wa- making a successful vovaire alon , the Arabian coasi bound fur some t ort I in the Persian Gulf. The slaw trade ' is n- thing now compared to what it . wa- a few years since, for the English gunboat? and cutters are continually crui-ing these waters and have fri"ht- . ei.vl on the slavers !... I . . .t . .. .-' :jlo r- nearly a!! at-j .-'lit- and pith i.'-im :i-ii(.n arain-t ;n -oiij'- of tii')- who T'-h-ran must 1 e supplied and the-e black pirate- are often siic-e-ful in "running" a "cariro," fr the nieii-oi-',v,.iiik'!i cannot be forever dodtrinir in amontr tha Islands and reefs of the Arabian coast, e-pecially the IiedSeO. There was nothing further of special intere-r during the six days from Aden to IJoinbay, and on Wednesday morn in.tr, January we reached port, landed and soon we were comfortably, located in the Ksplanade Hotel, and from its broad and cool veranda, con templated the novelty and strange scenes before u- on our lir-t day in In dia, the 11 blazing East." ? Cont ractor arid. -Builder, I Honolulu , - v.; Planing MILLS Esplanade, Honolulu, K. I. Maniiiiu-tun-s ail kin-is of Mouldings, Brackets. U iudov, Frame, Doors, Sashes, lilinds and all kinds of M ood no rk finish. j TUJIXIXG d- SCROLL SA WJSG. All kiinN of Planing and Sawing, Morticing- and Tenoning. Plaits. Specifications., lU'taileti Dnin inis aud est iitia(s I iii-uistied upon Alialioit. I'lanfation U'orKol all ItLinUs. mticr in ISriek, Wood, Iron or Ston' oii HtriK-lion Hour in WorIiinanIik manner, ami at reasonable prices. ORDEKS PJIOMPTJY ATTENDED And Work JuiintiacfMl. Onl is from tli- other islands solicited, oct 1 .vi.w BEYOND COMPETITION ! B. More &; Co., Kinj; Street, -betweeji lit-thel and Fori.) US "'tnUi AXft eO.VSTKHTIOX oi all kinds .f Machinery ami smith's work. PTTNs fr j 0 PISTOLS For Sale and l paired, llavi.-i.ir i S I illAM I:CVr JRL., 1 M I'UOVKI) TOOLS and sKll.I.KIi WOKKMKN. v.- i-an -x ' - ii t - ;i 1 1 kinds of work in our lino. l--Arr :ST 1 r s-: DISPATCH. ! TSORE & CO., T:: Kins- Street. Honolulu. Oft 1 ::-v JOHN BOWLER. PLAIN i Oriiamciita A: Stucco Plasterer. ' Artificial Stone Sideiva! k Laid. ! Cfraeutins iu all its Cranilie. Whiteninj:. (a!iinlniii and .Iobbir ! I'romiuly ;.ttf-ii(.' d to. 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Si.. , ! tonnaf mikI dr;dt of wat.-r miarant.-.-ii. SKiAK A.ISI 'UAH IAUI; .MA('AI.'I;kV niiid- after tin- iio-t apor-n --d plrili. AN-o.ull Hoi!.- r Iron Work rolno d tljfrc-w it Ii. WATKK ol JJoil.-roi-shiM-t Inn oi an;. any size mad- in Miital.l.- Icn-ths for roiiJi.c:-in- toK-tln-r. or slo-.-ts It.di.-d, 1'niif.rKd .:, J l'a-kfd for sfiipnif nt, rt-udv to i iv-t-'i tlx- ground. IIVliKAMJC ltlVi;TI;. Work and WiutT I'ipp mailc by this I I'-tahl; djiin-'.it, I'ivctcd y Mydnmlif Itiv.-tiiifc MaHjifif ry. that fjnality rf work hcin' far suj-rior to han work. and Steam ('mi.i;ii st-.tm Win. h. s, Air irr-iilatin mad" aftt-r th" mo'-t approved plan-. At5:T.N for WorOu'i-'ton iuplvx s-t,.aJil i'Un,u I'l'MI'S. I ir- t Ai tin? I'niupv. for 1 1 r ii4.t:on o: rity Work-C tniilt uith the ri rated lavy Vi.Ivc Motion, superior to j-, . o'her osjnp. mar :;i---J r. JOHN FOWLER & CO. i.u. i:n-innf. 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