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THE PACIFIC; COMMBECIAiL; AIXVERTISEB,: NOVEMBEK'jlS, )1884; ?
3 m Tuesday morning Mr. E. P. Adams hold :y auction, the wreck of the schooner Pauahi. The sale only realized S10. Tho foundations of tho new statins rink ro nc-Tf bcins laid next to the laerry-go-. round, on Queen street. The hnildins is expected to Ik completed by the end of next A i-jocd restaurant is a ood thins if it can ioast of bavins a s"d cook. Such is Uar ?er a', the As tor Hons", and Ca van ash rnay V, consrat'.ilatr'd upon bavins secured his The vacated premi-t-s adjoiuins Hollister's lrus store on Niiustui street, formerly occu ' inl bv Goo Kim, .ire about to be taken by ' Chinese Jinn f the name of Xens I-an Siuo S700 b. iv.: been raised on the ci!i::'ju subs-crritioa papers for t!ie benefit of rire-Marslial -T. V Mc(nire and family, . rti -cntly burned out of house The various lire companies have vsi i'iH-:r.il ifi tfddins ' tho list. Our wcil-knowa dry zwtU merchant, Mr. -C. J. rishol, Is ibout t" cr.-ct a magnificent ";uildins on tho site of his present itore, at to corr.er of 1'ort and Hotel streets. The ivaildins will, doubtless, bo an ornament to . .?:e city, as its cost is estimated at S10.000. A model magic lantern hai recently ar rived, and we understand that several exhi bitions will bo given before tho Koyal Family the Palace; after which it is proposed to proceed to the other islands. This magic .'ir.eni iio" .in inw -cd patt-ru l rhosc jorcviousiy importer. Vc understand that a committee com r.osed of members of the Blaine and Logan faction are prcparins a subscription list, in trder to give a grand celebration in case tho llermhliean partv nrovci victorious. "We i A i iru.se that all true Americans will liberally subscribe. Subscriptions may be handed in it the oSiec of J. E. Wiseman. Kapuaiwa, the new Government building, has received the finishing coat of hard, smooth white plaster throughout tho second story inside, and the door and vindow 3tting3 are in place. The main corridor on the first floor is laid in cement, and the out- tide facing of the same material is finished to -within 10 feet of the foundation wall. An attempt was mado last Sunday evening to deplete Mr. R. Gerko's hen-roost at Moanalua. Mr. Gcrko returned from Waia-Z-zs, just in time to scare the would-bo chicken thieves away. He found many of his fowls with their legs tied together, but uono wero missing. A good, , strong steel r.nap-trap woul probably aid in the future in catching some of the thieves. Owners of aquatic whirl a-gigs, when they set them in motion for the night, should place them so that the radius of the circular ehower they scatter around shall not project -on to tho side-walk. Otherwise somo exas perated passer-by, finding himself and his fcest girl suddenly sprinkled, may venture within tho gate and hurl the gyrating nui sance into tho middle of next week. Quito a number of vigorous, healthy trees known as "Yung," or Banyan, have been rccoived by Messrs. Cho Wing fc Co., No. 81 Kuuanu street. Thcso trees arc tho same as -r,ho two large ones growing in Mr. Afoug's garden, and, as shade trees, are very tine. Messrs. Cho Wing & Co. have also received couple of handsome birds, one of which is probably a variety of tho mocking bird. A trial was had Tuesday between the King's new eight-oared boat and tho Kapua ala,the prize-winner of 1882.. Both boats sre manned by soldiers, and started from the can-buoy in the harbor. By tho time tho new boat reached the lighthouse, the Stpuaala. was about three lengths behind. Tho new boat will becntered for tho regatta on tho 17th as a six-oared boat, and will probably be hard to beat. On Bcrotania street may be seen a novel ca, in roofing. A cottage that presumably needed shingling has been provided with a earrosatcd iron roof fitted over the old one vith a six-incli air space between tho two. -The now roof is fitted with guttering and iown pipes, and has been painted in a dark red. Tho general effect is pleasing, and no doubt the rooms in the cottage are much colcr than before. - A contemporary has the following origi item in its column of Daily Cribs: .tt street, from Merchant to Queen, is! fcr long' odds the most elegant business I blck in the Kingdom." Our opinion is Tftft street is not a business block at all, but without stopping to Rebate thaH point further, wc would remark that the pile of building material in Merchant street, opposite the Sailor's Ilome, is the most complete business block" in this city. , Laiupn. About seventy new lamp-posts have been placed in position by Mr. Berger, under the direction of Marshal Soper. A very judicious choice has been made of tho localities where these lamps haTe been placed, aad the only criticism that can bo made is this: There ought to be more of them. THE NEW ORLEANS EXPOSITION. The Government announces to-day its desire to promote the representa tion of the Islands at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Ex position," which is about to be held in New Orleans, under the joint auspices of the Government and Con gress of tlfe United States of America, the National Cotton Planters' Asso ciation and of the City of New Or leans. Expressions of regret on the part of the officials of the Exposition that Hawaii had expressed no inten tion of joining in the great fair have led the Government to take this course, notwithstanding the supine ness with which the invitation ten dered by the President of the United States has been received by this com munity, and the actual hostility dis played by some members of the As semidy to this project. With those who can see no benefit to be gained in joiniug in these great international exhibitions, it Is of no use to argue. Fortunately, thoy are few in number, and though there has been no move here to provide for the representation of the' Kingdom at New Orleans it lias chiefly been for the want of some one to take the lead. We hope, therefore, to see the appeal of the Government responded to freel3'. It is too late to attempt some things thai might have been done, but no great time is wanted for the preparation of the ordinary exhibits of agricultural and industrial produc tions. In another j)art of this issue we re-print a portion of the "General Statement" put forth by the Board of Management of the Exposition, showing the origin and scope of the enterprise and the means that have been taken to ensure success. Below we give a list taken from the volu minous official "Classification of Ex hibits," which will serve to remind those who peruse it of what a variety of articles may be sent from here. Here we would repeat what we urged some months ago in speakingof this Exposition, that ample specimens of all our native fibres (with the plants that yield them), should be sent to New Orleans. They are scarcely used now, even by the native Ha waiians, but there is reason to believe vX if they are brought under the notice of such a crowd of experts as will be found at tho Cotton Centen nial Exposition they will not be al lowed to remain long in their p resent oblivion. The following lines from the "clas sification of exhibits" may be more useful as hints to exhibitors than anything we could write: Collections and specimens of rocks, tninerals, etc., and of mineral pro ducts. x Specimens of different kinds of forest trees. Wood for cabinet work. Bark for textile purposes, tanning, coloring, odoriferous and resinous woods, oleaginous vegetable products. Products obtained from forests, a basket work, straw work, turnery. Collections and drawing of birds, eggs, fishes, cetacea, mollusca and Crustacea. Undressed feathers. Coral and sponge. Traps and snares, fishing lines and 'hooks, harpoons, nets, bait and fish ing apparatus. Textile vegetable fibres of all kinds. Tobacco in the leal or manufac tured. Salts of all kinds; sea-salt. Furniture. Paintings. Fancy basket work. Vegetable fibres spun into thread. Artificial flowers and feathers. Native costumes of different coun tries. Wheat, etc., rice and other cereals. Dried and prepared fruit. Fruits preserved without sugar. Cane sugar made" by various pro cesses. Preserved fruits and jellies. Photographs on various substances Under the great general head Ali mentary Products many things may find a place which are not included directly under the minor heads we have enumerated, as for instance the Alden Co.'s kalo flour. So under the head of agriculture, Mr. Coleman's cane-planting machine should make its appearance and under "apparatus and processes used in spinning, etc.," his ramie machine. Some people think it impolitic to exhibit our sugars in Louisiana, and to bring our rice too prominently under the notice of the Southern States. We incline to the opinion that the absence of these well known productions of our Islands would be far more likely to attract notice from the enemies of the Reciprocity Treaty than their presence. The planters of these islands can beat the average of the Louisiana men at sugar growing, and especially in the art of extracting the sugar from 'the juice,k and they ought to let this be known, by plac ing their products in juxtaposition at the New Orleans Exposition. In regard to the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition which is now receiving the attention of the Government we are authorized to state that it had alivaj'S had been the intention that this country should be represented by an official exhibit and by a Commissioner. In view of the information brought by the Hon. Paul Neumann, both as to the great interest that is being, taken in America in the Exposition and the disappointment experienced by tho officials of the Fair at the absence of any application for space from Hawaii it has been resolved to appeal to the community and to offer every possible facility to any one who de sires to have his products or manu facturers exhibited. Tho hour is late but not too late. Perhaps there may be some exaggeration of sentiment in the anxiety of the Board of Man agement to see this little Kingdom properly represented at this great Ex position. So much the more should a response" be made. During the earlier part of the year this journal repeatedly urged on those who are interested in the various industries of the country that they should take steps to be repre sented at New Orleans. AVe gave it as our opinion that if any movement in this direction were made, the Gov ernment would feel bound to lend to it every assistance in its power just as it had done in the case of she Boston Exhibition. The latter was a, private enterprise, this is a national one and the invitation to the people of this country to take part in it came from the President of the United States himself. If the writer be not mis taken other Honolulu journals joined with the Advertiser in the recom mendation that a Committee should be formed to promoted the representation of Hawaii at New Orleans, but no one moved. When the matter was mooted in the Assembly, some of the Opposition members objected to the trivial expense to be incurred, and others denounced the project as likely to hurt the Treaty by arousing still furthersthe jealousy of the Louisiana sugar planters. The Government ap rjears to have been discouraged, and pushed the matter no further, ab sorbed, no doubt, by more important concerns. That the matter was not wholly forgotten is shown by the fact that before Hon. J. Mott Smith left here it was arranged with him that he should act as Hawaiian Commis sioner at the Exhibition. Late though it be, we hope that there will yet be secured a fair and full collection of our present indus trial productions, and also of native manufactures and of indigenous pro ducts which have not hitherto been utilised. The advertisement issued by the Government guarantees that every care shall be taken of exhibits, and every pains taken to have them shown pronerlv. We understand a a m that, if deemed necessary, another Commissioner will be sent in con junction with Dr. Smith. At the same time we may state that the rumor on this subject, which has been put in print, is absolutely with out foundation. THE COTTON CENTENNIAL. . We give below the more impor tant portions of the prospectus issued by the managers of the Exposition: "The World's Industrial and Cot ton Centennial Exposition was in augurated by a resolution of the Na tional Cotton Planters' Association of America at its annual convention October, 1SS2. It was originally the intention to designate it simply the World's Cotton Centennial; the year 1SS4 being the centennial anniver sary of the first exportation of cotton from America, but subsequently this intentian was abandoned, and the scope of the enterprise was enlarged by making it a World's Industrial Exposition, thus imparting a na tional and international character, which is still more emphatically coy firmed by the act of Congress creating the Exposition. "The immediate cause of the deter mination to hold such an Exposition was the impression of a general tie sire among the more progressive ag riculturists and industrialists of the Cotton States to provide a means whereby the people of all nations could obtain a knowledge of the re sources, capacity and products of the Southern States of America, and at the same time to enable the people of these States to align themselves with the universal spirit of progress which marks the pre. en t era. lTo inaugurate an Exposition com mensurate with s.ueh requirements, the Congress -rt th United States passed an act, which was approved February 10, 1883. "In accordance with the provisions of this act, the locution of the iJxpo- ! sition was, on April 24th, 388;, fixed at tiie city of New Oilcans, and am ple funds have been provided for the purpose,-while the city government has given the use of its magnificent park, and a liberal donation in aid of the work. ''The location is-, peculiarly fitting, inasmuch as New Orleans is the metropolis of the country primarily intended to be benefitted, and the gateway to and from Mexico, Central America and the West Indies, the immense resources of which are now being so rapidly developed, while their commercial interests are being so greatly expanded under the vigor ous influence of American enterprise; the building of railways, the estab lishment of steamship lines, and the colonizing of commercial and indus trial enterprises. " An important factor in this grand development, has been the Eads 'South Pass Jetties, giving a perman ent channel to the sea of sufficient depth for the largest class of vessels, which, with her fifteen miles of deep water front, places New Orleans second to no other city in the world in point of shipping facilities. . "The President of the United States, under date of September ',10th, 1S83, issued a proclamation, inviting .rep resentation and participation by all foreign nations, "Assurances have already been re ceived that the invitation will be very generally accepted, and there can be no doubt that all civilized na tions of the world will contribute collective government exhibits. This justifies the hope that the attractions will be such as to draw a larger at tendance than has been obtained by any Exposition ever held on the con tinent of America. 'The Southern States of the Union will contribute complete exhibits of their natural resources and agricul tural and industrial products, and it is a cheerful indication of the prevail ing spirit to record the fact that in every hamlet, village, town and city in the South, on every frm and plan tation, and in every workshop, there is already manifested a patriotic feel ing of pride in the success of the Ex position. In the language of Gov ernor Lowry, of Mississippi, 'it is looked forward to by the Southern people as a beacon of hope.' " At the same time it may be con fidently relied upon that the other States of the Union will vie with the South in displaying their magnificent and splendidly developed resources to the multitudes of visitors from every quarter of the Globe. "A leading feature of the Exposi tion will be a National Exposition of Woman's Work, under the auspices and management of a commission composed of two leading representa tive women in each State and Terri tory of the United States. It is be lieved that this will prove one of the most interesting and important exhi bitions ever made, as it wili serve to practically develop and illustrate the field of women's work, and enlarge the field of usefulness of the sex in the domestic economy and industry of the world. "Prominent features of the Expo sition will be, also, special exhibits of cotton, sugar, aud rice, also jute and other fibres, in all their condi tions of culture, manufacture, and preparation for the market, thus offering to visitors a practical exhi bition of the peculiar resources of the Southern States, and serving to attract immigration and capital to this section. "The 7,C00,C0O bales of cotton pro duced in the South last year not only clothed the greater portion of the people of the civilized world, but yielded 2,500,000 tons of cotton seed above what -was required for this year's planting. '"The grounds and buildings will be located convenient to all the rail way lines and tu. the steamboats ply ing on the inland waters of the vast valleys of the Mississippi, Ohio, aud Missouri, t bus affording the cheapest water communication with three fourths of the United States, while the proximity to the docks and wharves will affuid equal facilities to the Atlantic Coast,- and to all foreign conn trie.-. "The Act of Congress admits frc xf duty all articles intended. for, exhi bition, and to give-:. till further. facilt ties to exhibitors from abroad,, the buildings are, to be constituted a bonded warehouse, thus avoiding the delays ami inconveniences incideut to the usual routine of Custom-house entries. "In advance of the completion of the buildings, the Board of Manage ment has established free warchout--for the accommodation of exhibitor, both domestic ami foreign, who rvy desire to transfer exhibits from Expositions in progress, or mvy ; . it necessary or desiiable to forward their exhibits at any time." THE SUGAR-BOWL-. The Sugar Bowl and Ihnu Journal, published in New Orleans, La., is the organ of the Louisiana Sugar Plant ers' Association. As such, it is, of course, largely . devoted to sugar in terests, although, since it has become an eight-page sheet, there is a good deal of space given to agricultural matters generally. The make-up of the paper is good, and there is always something of interest to Hawaiian planters and agriculturists. A good deal of space is given up to the discussion of the diffusion pro cess, and after many experiments had been tried and much money spent, (with, upon the whole, satisfactory results) it was found that a strong, united effort was needed to furnish the capital required to prove conclu sively the process a success or failure. Accordingly "the thing drifted before the parent Sugar Planters' Associa tion of Louisiana, where it was duly pigeon-holed,' as we expected, and smothered, as predicted." The same fate met the paper on the same sub ject brought before a like association here during its recent session. In a paragraph in the Sugar Howl reference is made to cane growing on the Sandwich Islands, and the follow ing is stated: "Kanaka laborers work well, but the planters have to watch their health closely, as they become ill so suddenly." For the informa tion of those abroad interested in the subject, it may be as well to mention that the term "Kanaka" when used at all by foreigners is applied to na tive Hawaiian men only. The class referred to in the paragraph quoted are Gilbert Islanders, who, coming as they do from low, dry, sandy coral islets into the much more humid and variable climate of the Hawaiian Inlands, do often become 111, while the Kanakas, that is men to the manor bonf, enjoy a lusty life. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE. Paris, October 0. Opinion seems- to be more than ever dissatisfied and troubled about the foreign relations of France. It is a toss up whether China or Egypt en gages most attention. The usual ca nards fly about that America and the "honest broker" Bismarck are en gaged hammer and tongs patching up the breach of peace on the part of the Celestials or the French. In the meantime Admiral Courbet shells northern Formosa, and the Chinese open fire in Tonquin. The chief rivers are being made secure against any further friendly visits of the Ad miral, and European merchants com mence to concert how much longer they are to Buffer, because the French and Chinese indulged in an acciden tal free fight at Bac Le. The no surrender programme on the side of the Chinese must compel France to submit, or send an expedi tion to Pekin. The latter are well posted on French politics; they have ably played their cards, to neither