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1 1 - 14 THE PACD?I COMMEKCIAJi 'ADVERTISER, AUGUST 19, 1884. 1 ; i if'.?-" if- it' - . 5!-"'.? : - ; i! A); V ; 1. i r t:ls!;:. Ci 'Mo vo;:i Ail, '( C'lT! I'm a r;';!.5 j(;.in,' !, I l.r.. And I Thin:: I know my I like to 1 iiih. an I t (l ine- ? ar.u "-in. my ?:a t:j tons my p-irvnr- ;j:ir My Liothers call iuo a "rlie-".rue ti T ... IjUC taey wouldn't miss nii her-.'. O 'tis I am my rr.otlrr's heart's lczht, And ray father's riht tan 1 brav.;. Would I leave my home so free and bright To be a rich man's slave? Would I buy myself a gown of silk In a jrraDd dull house to pine, When I've boys to play with and cows to milk And the whole fair world is mine? Ah, don't come talking of the cares of life; My head is sold, not gray ; And it's my desire to ba no man's wife At least, not just to-day. But I've a heart, and it's warm and true, And I'll keep it safe, at ease; ' And if one I love should come to woo, 111 give it when I please! MILLIONS OF ORANGES. "Steamships which Do Little Else than Hrlnz foreign FrullN. New York Sun. ' It is said that twenty-four steamships arc kept busy by one firm hi bringing fruit from the Mediterranean ports "to New York. Twelve of them arc passenger ves sels, the greater parts of whose cargoes are composed of fruit. The other twelve are freight vessels, whose westward cargoes are composed wholly of fruit. The car goes are discharged at a IJrookh'n pier, near the Wall Street ferry. The lfrm has just finished an extensive salesroom, whic h is said to constitute the most ex tensive fruit market in this country. Sales take place at npou on the day after a cargo has arrived. ."A crowd of import ers, brokers, grocers, venders, and west ern buyers is always on hand. Each im porter to whom fruit has been consigned opers two boxes as samples, and the con tents of these are overhauled" by prospect ive; buyers. When the auctioneer mounts his stand in the sales-room, men who look like tramps jostle their fashionably-clad fellow bidders, and "when they raise their hands the auctioneer is quick to catch their bids, for he knows their checks are as good as wheat. Man of the purchased goods are hur jried off to Chicago, St. Louis, and other western shipping points in refrigerator cars. In the steamships the boxes of fruit are piled so that air can circulate freely all about them,aud strong currents of .ir are kept up through the holds by means of wind sails. A box of oranges landed in Brooklyn has cost, everything included, two dollars. It brings from one dollar to five dollars, ac cording to its condition and the state of the market. The ocean freight cost is thirty cents. The season here for oranges lasts from early December until early June. Then he dried fruit trade begins. This lasts until December. It i3 said that 1,000,000 boxes of raisins are often received in. one month. A Dude on a. Spree. IBrooklyn Eagle. Speaking of dudes reminds me of an in cident that occasioned talk at the Casino last Thursday night. During the perform ance of ' Falka, and in the middle of an ct, when one of the actresses was singing j solo on the stage, a little dude, whose face is familiar to everybody at Delmon ico's, the Hoffman house, and the Bruns wick, staggered bungingly in. He was evidently under the influence of liquor. One of his legs is deformed, and he has a painful limp; this, coupled with his condi tion, made locomotion a matter of consid erable uncertainty with him. He is a shallow-looking man, with weak eyes and a re ceding chin. His hair is parted in the middle and elaborately banged and bando lined. He wears several rings on his left hand, a small chain bracelet on his right wrist, and seven or eight suits a week. He wore evening dress, with a white waistcoat, buttoned with five gold buttons, and had a huge cat eye, surrounded by a diamond, in his shirt front. His neck tie was disarranged, and his collar bent over in. front, where his head hung heavily on his breast. He took the most prominent box in the theatre, sat there and stared stolidly at the stage. Every one looked at himr He fell asleep eventually, and was not awakened until the performance was over, when an usher assisted him to the elevator. Once there he insisted upon going up on the roof, though the ushers tried to get him to his carriage. He be came ugly and silly by turns. At length he was seated on the roof where the people, as they wandered ;;hout, gazed at him curiously. lie ordered a bot tle of champagne for "himself, and when it came, emptied it slowly into one of the flower pots which stood near by and or dered another bottle. Then he drew a handful f money out of his trousers pocket, piled it upon the table, and select ing a new &C0 bill, drew a cigarette from his pocket and told the waiter to bring a mutch 1o him. The waiter struck a march and the liitle elude touched the 20 bill to it. lie lighted the cigarette with it. watched ii "'onetime. im tossed a slO bill to the wamr. The crowed half -hissed him, and the hcadwaittr made the waiter return the bill which the dune had n-iven him. When lie did so, ihe over dressed midget took the $10 carelessly in his hand wnd" tore it slowly into shreds as he smoked hi- cigarette. Then the manager came u; and without mor- ;do had him hustled into the elevator, thence to his cab. and taken home. Pninrul to the Otlier lMippy. Burlington Free Press. A fashionable exchange says: "Silver col lars for pet elogs are inscribed. Tin Miss Daisv Joues? uog, whoso eiog are your" Must be rather embarrassing when it duue catches the dog aud reads the iuscription. LI ! HOW ACTCP.3 WRITE THEIR NAMES. I Some rixil:i, StJiase l;t:cy, and Sonic lV-v Y-:k IUA :i:;d Kkvic s J o J-fl-r.-v i would lo nl- most i:mlC.'i,-;r.i,' if the nan o v.eru not recognize 1 ly ilv J's c: d I's. Thcsa l.Uers se;m strung o'.i-.j u an i;.ky v.'.vve. Charles Wyu I., i.-n Las a breezy signature that wanders uj t.. pago in an erratic sore of way, I ut c.j n be ejuito easi'y interpret!. Billy I';o; euert writes his name without al lowing tho in to lave the paper until all is over. It is, V. or. fore, hard to real. Itose Eytmf' s gnature ia in a wood type s:zj of a lr'tUr, with a dash of diplomacy and a shriek of emotion ia every character. John ilcCullough is not a good penman; the letters are not more than half formed, and 1: ok rude enough to have been written with a shovel; still they are quite plain. Ma :gK.i.t Mathei 's signature is very sick looki'i. The handwriting is that of a novic, and tLe poorest in the whole col lection. Thrc is a great deal of dialect in Fanny Janauschek's tignature. It i3 about three fourtLs German and the rest a mixture ot Fulton street and the United States. Eel win Booth's crank signature starts in wildly by jumbling tha first three letters hopelejssly together; but comes out clearly and distinctly in the last name, and winds up with great flourish across the paper. Thomas W. Keene's signature is in strange contrast to his style of acting. Not a flourish mars it, and nobody would take it to be tho. handwriting of a voracious scene eater. J. A Stoddart, the comedian, is a little nervous in 4iaudling his pen, but signs his name ia a neat, round hand, not unlike Oscar Wilda's style of penmanship. James O'Neill would not represent his coun try very well in a writing contest. His style is large and unshapely, and the bignature is made without lifting the pan. J. IZ. Emmet writes his name in a large, angular hand, the initial lettt-rs being tangled up as cleverly as any bank siguature that was ever seen. Stuart Robscn mako a separata start at each letter iu his nam?, and is quite eludesque in his signature. W. LL Crane writes a plain, round back hand, and finishes with a flourish under the signature. Alice Harrison signs herself in a manly way for the whole family, which includes herself and her two clever brothers. uThree of a kind" is what she calls the group. Maggie Mitchell's signature is plain and unassuming as she is herself. Mod jeska writes a pretty hand, but quite foreign. "Helene Mojeska" is the way she puts it. Jeffreys Lewis writes ,a big, bold hand, and evidently means it, too. Mary Anderson signs herself like a woman who was ambitious of elistinction. She be gins by making a wild dash at the M, hur ries over to the big A, tangles that up in a mazy sort of way with the first syllable of her last name, and then finishes the signa ture with an impulsive flourish that par alyzes the reader. It is not easily interpreteeh One would take it for tha signature of a man who wanted to be original and was making a terrible attempt to accomplish something in that direction. looking Into tlic Hold. C -icago New b. j Boston people tell a somewhat amusing story about Mr. Charles Perkins, commoiore of the Hull Yacht club. Mr. Perkins, it seems, is a popular and well-to-do picture frame dealer in the Bean city, and having any quantity of leisure on his hands he. con cluded to join the Hull Yacht club. Com bining every element of popularity, he was soon electea commodore of that organiza tion, ami a formal reception was given iu his honor on board the flagship of the squadron. Now, while Mr. Perkins was thoroughly ac quainted with every detail of the picture frame business, he was wofully uninformed as to nautical matters, and hardly had he boarded the yacht on tho evening of tie ova tion to him than he made a most compromis ing break. Surrounded by his fellow-sailors he proudly paced the deck of the yacht till he came to one of the traps leading down into the hold. Pausing here and peering cauti ously into the empty space below, an expres sion of surprise illuminated his countenance and he exclaimed: "Gosh! the darned thing's holler, ain't itr Found, tbo Jus of Water. Exchange. A southern army surgeon tells the follow ing story of the battle of Chickamauga: "The hottest part of tbo fight was on Saturday and Sunday. Oa Saturday uight we were expecting to reuew the fight tuo next day. I turned to Mr. M . Says I: Audrew, look in that ambulance and you will find a two gallon jug. Take it down in yonder ravine and bring it full of water. If any of tho boys get hurt to-morrow they might suffer for water. Ho took the jug and went off, and I neither heard nor saw any more of An drew till TuesJay, after the fight was over. He came up almost breathless with the jug of water. 'Doctor says he, 'I found the water at last; I would have brought it if it had taken me threa weeks to fi id it!' " Knew VIier Sim XScloncd. I New York Sun. Ticket?, pleas?' f.a.el tho conductor, as the train pulled out of the Grand Central station last night. "Ah, owing to my delayed appearance at the cleppo," saiel a young lady passanger, "caused tf a most unfortunate chain of cir cuinstr.uces, quite unnecessary to particular ize, I found it impossible to purchase a ticket in time to catch the train. Would it be con formable with the rules of the company, sir, if I were to tender my fare to you!" "Not not entirely," gasped the frightened conductor. "Bu but in this case I will make it so. Your fare to Boston, ma'am, is $5. Ziifclde tlie Organ. The choir in a church in New Hampshire couldn't mako out why the treble notes of tbe organ all of a sudden kept getting so much stronger than the bass, until they opened tho thing and found a half-starved cat in there. IIZCRZWS If BUSINESS. CouivtT'ilnzx .V.)i)iit tlie ITIen Who Do JTIucIj oi New 1'orkN I2iiHines. i r ruM. 1 Considering: the s II number of Jews in New York oaJv0),0.VJ m comparison .witii the number ei unsiians, tneir suc cc.3 iu the business world U simply m r- i phenomenal. 1 here are millions upon millions cf Jewish capital in the wholesale traeh In ness in many lines e)f trade nopolized by Jewish firms. Union square the other invested here fact, the busi is nearly mo I started from mornmir and walkeel elown Broadway to Wall street, following the interesting: oc- cu pat ion oi some oi iny fellow lyings from the country, namely, of read ing signs. I counted no less than 650 upon which Jewish names were painted. These names represented almost every kind of wholesale and jobbing trade located on the great artery. The millinery, clothing, hat, cap and fur trades predominated. I also found many retailers of Jewish nationality. In one block I found only one Christian firm. Turning Wall street, I found the same evidences of Jewish prosperity, only in a lesser degree, among bankers and brokers. Two of the largest banking houses in the country, J. & J. W. Seligman, and Kuhn, Loeb & Co., are distinctively Jewish. In the stock exchange are the Henriqucs Bros., Wormser, Marx, and a host of others, all of whom stand high, and wield an in fluence among their fellow mem bers, an carry large accounts for their customers. In Maiden lane and John street, the center of the wholesale and re tail jobbing jewelry trade of the country, the name of the Hebrew is found right anel left, above and below. A round Ave mill ion dollars of capital is employed by the Jews in this trade alone, and with it they transact fulby thirty-three per cent, of the business done :n it. West of Broadway, in Broome, Mercer, White, Lconarel, Greene, Grand and other streets comprising the great dry goods and clothing .districts, is a modern Jerusalem. Seventy per cent, of the entire wholesale clothing trade is done by Jews, who em ploy a capital of twenty-five million dol lars. In clothiers' trimmings the Jews have ten million dollars invested. Ninety-five per cent, of the ladies' cToaks and suits sohl throughout the country come from New York Hebrew houses, who annually turn and return fifty million dollars of capital. In the fur trade fifty per cent, of the firms are Jewish, and the capital invested is fifteen million dollars. The Hebrew controls exclusively the man ufacture of caps, and on about forty per cent, of the hats made he figures his profits. In the manufacture of silks and ribbons the Jew is at home. His capital here amounts to twenty-five million dollars, and of the business in this line of feminine apparel he transacts sixty per cent. He is also active in the tobacco, sugar, and wholesale liquor traffic, holding large in terests in each. Strange to say, Xhe Jew is never found in the retail liquor business. "Gin mills and "gin slinging" he gives the grand go-by, and allows our statesmen of Hibernian and German extraction to run the saloon without his interference or com petition. There is not a bar, I am told, in Gotham, presided over by a Hebrew. Xlie Soap Caper. Boston Courier. A very successful swindle, operated by street peddlers, is what is technically known as the ' 'soap caper. " Any common soap will wash the dust out of a grease spot, and a person is apt to come to the conclusion that the stain itself has been taken out, until more dust accumulates on the grease and he finds himself mistaken. For the purposes of the swindle two fel lows will buy a lot of cheap soap and cut it up into small pieces, wThich are daintily perfumed and nicely wrapped in fancy colored paper. This is all the stock in trade nettled, except a generous allowance of cheek. One of the fellows dresses him self up like a dude and generally conducts himself so that everybody to whom he ap peals makes fun of him. Perhaps he does sell a few pieces of the soap, for it appears to do what is claimed for it, but he pur posely makes such an ass of himself that nobody wants to trade with him. Soon, when he is boasting of how much soap he can sell in a day, a common-looking fellow in the crowd calls out: "Well, why don't you sell it, then?" and at once they get into a wrangle, which is ended by the plain fellow betting that he can sell more soap in ten minutes than the proprie tor of the stand can sell in half an hour. The bet is generally quite a large one, and as sympathy is entirely with the common looking fellow the crowd comes to his sup port, and he rapidly sells out his share of the soap, and finally also disposes of the greater part of the other's packages. It is needless to say that the fellows are con federates', and are playing into each other's hands. Two good operators can make tremendous profits by working this game, and they rim no risk of being arrested. DJsnity and ZXIgli Hats. New York Times. There is a town in Illinois which desires to add to its dignity. Accordingly "forty merchants" have signed a pledge to wear high hats "to increase the dignity of the town. In view ol the laet that the not weather is iust at hand, the sincerity of the lor v cannot be aouoieu. inemercnauts evidently suppose that to w ear a high hat is I the easiest vv-av in which to confer dignity upon themselves and their town. A man dressed in a black cloth coat and trousers and a black satin waistcoat is always en titled to be regarded as a leading citizen, but ! he is not necessarily digniried. if, however, he puts on a high hat he at once becomes a dignified, anel, in some eases, a venerable fellow-townsman. When the forty mer chants don their high hats thet will gain immensely in the respect of their fellow-citizens, who" will begin to feel that their town is a center of culture and inlluence, and needs a university, an opera-house, and a lawn tennis club. n iien volt get into a towering passion you sit --.stride a horse that is kely to run awav v.'ith vou. SUIucrlisentcnfs. E0YAL HAWAIIAN The Royal Hawaiian Hotel is one of tho leading architectural structures of Honolulu. Tho grounds upon which it stands comprise an entire square of about four acres, fronting on Hotel Street. This large area 'affords ample room for a lawn and beautiful walks, which are laid out most artistically with flowering plants and tropical trees There are twelve pretty cottages within this charming enclosure all under tho Hotel management. The Hotel and cottages afford accom modations for 200 puests. Tho basement of tho Hotel contains tho finest billiard hall in the city; also, a first-class bar, well stocked with fine wines and liquors. The main entrance is on tho second floor, to the right of which aro the elegantly furnished parlors. A broad passage-way leads from tho main hail to the dining-room. These apartments open on to broad verandas, where a magnificent viow of the Nuuanu Mountains may bo seen through the wealth of tropical foliage that surrounds tho balconies. The fare dispensed is tho best tho market affords, and is first-class in all respects. Hotel and cottages aro supplied with pure water from an artesian well on tho premises. The Clerk's office is furnished with the Telephone, by which communication is had with tho loadiug busi ness firms of the city. EVERY EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE And Money Lavishly Expended under the Present Able Management to makefthis establishment the " MODEL FAMILY HOTEL." A Kepntation it Enjoys and MOST JUSTLY MERITS. In7-wtf Mirrlees, Watson & Go's Sugrar JVlachincry. WE HAVE ON HANI One Triple Effect, One IoaIle Kffec, One Set or Four Centrifugal. Engine and Mixer, Spare Spindles, hushes, A-., for Cen tri f ugrals. One S6inx54in Mill, with engine, wear ing?, hii and Mejras! Carriers Complete, One Spare Holler tS6in.x34in. One Spare Intermediate Wit eel for Oeariusr or 2Uin.x5tin. Mill. On 6iu.xl2in. Diagonal Engine One pair Compound Boilerj,xl9f t6in. and 15rt.61n. Wc have to arrive per "Varurm, in August, A net of two Centrifugals and Mixer, One Centrifugal and Mixer for adding: to existing; set of Machine?. Centrifugal Linings, Rubbers, Baiting and Sugar-carrying Bands and Boilers, Clar , ifiers, Crab Winches, Drilling Ma chines, Flat Coolers, Tilting Coolers, Cooler Wagons, Filter Presses, Cane Top Cutters. Chain Blocks to lift 10. 20, 30 and 40 cwt. Glass Saccharometers graduatod from 0 to 15 and from 15 to 30 Baumc Vacuum and Pressure Gauges. Ther mometers for Vacuum Pans, Hand Ther mometers, Hubber Valves for Vacuum Pumps, Hammers and Files. Estimates Given for Ma chinery not in Stock. G. W. Macfurlane & Co. Agents for Mirrlees, Watson & Co, Glasgow SPIIIMFIELflJAS MACIIIXES. rJMIESE CELEB EiATED MACHINES ARE 1 THE Best aud Most Economical in Use, Reins: Worked Antonaiicully. They are well introduced on these Islands, being in use at the Royal' Palate, . Hawaiian IZotel, Music Hall, And a number of private residences. SATISFA''. ION GUARANTEED COff- For circulars, prices, etc., apply to C. O. BERCER, Sole Agent Hawaiian Islands. oct 1 33-d J HOTEL. to m&imiE iGf33 BAtii. We beg: to inform our friends and customers tha wc have been appointed Hole Agents for this well known firm, and have much pleasure In in vltinff Inspection . of our large and varied assortment of Japanese Goods, JUST IMPORTED. Comprising: the following: EMBROIDERED SILK SCREENS Of the most beautiful colon, and of astonishing beauty and finish. BED SPREADS AND TABLE COVERS, Embroidered in Silk by Japan A LARGE VARIETY OF JS2 Of the finest porcelain, remarkable lor unlqueaetM in coior ana suape. ALHO Porcelain Figure, Japanese Tea Set Of the Finest China. Tete-a-Tete Sets, Rutter Dishe, AmIi Receivers, Silk Eautern, Silk Embroidered Kimonos, . Easels. Carved Woweieu Cabinet, Hand Screen sf Tray, Wall Pockete, Parasols, Paper Mats, , Fans, Photograph Of Japanese scenery, colored and plain. A Larffe Selection of Japanese Bronze Jewelry, CONSISTING OF Sleeve Suttons, Chains, Scarf Pius, Ac, Ac. Also a vav et,y of goods guitablefor bouse decor ation. Or. W. Macfarlane & Co. rah dtf ' John Fowler & Co's. PORTABLE TRAMWAYS AND Permanent Railroads ! 10, 11. and IS lb. JZnil. i Locomotives, Cars, Tics, ! Spares, Duplicates anfl Tools. FOR SALE IJY (x. W. Maefarlaiic & Co. Agents for John Fowler A Co., Leeds. unZtidt ,7. i i t 'v i It 'ii! '1 V n I? ii 1 '