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HONOLULU, 11. 1., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1881.
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MONEY ORDER BUSINESS, U. S. A.
The total number of moncy-oulei'
olllccs on June 00th, was 5,1)27.
The number of money-orders issued
during the year was 8,807,i55C, of
the value of $117,329,400. The
number of orders paid was 8,002,025,
and the value of those paid and re
paid was 81 17,3 M ,281. The total
aSnount of fees received was $1,101,
821. The ratio of improper pay
ments to the total number of oulcrs
paid was as 1 is to 273, 471.
The gross domcstic.revenuc of the
bureau was $911,701, the foreign
revenue was $99,915, on a total of
$1,011, G19. The net revenue, after
deducting expenses paid from ap
propriations, was $159,101.
The total number of international
inoncy-ordeis issued was 4 10,320, of
an aggregate value of $7,717,832.
The total number of money-ordeis
of nil kinds issued was 9,273,882, of
an aggregate value of $125,047,238;
the total amount of fees received was
Postal notes have been extensively
employed by the public bince they
were introduced, and comprised from
twenty-five to thirty of the trans
actions. The United States exchanges money-orders
with the following coun
tries: Canada, Gicat Britain, CJer
mauy,Switzerland, ltaly,Francc, Ja
maica, New Zahmd, New South
Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, British
India and Portugal (including the
Azores and Madeira Islands. ) Ogle
A HINT FOR THE CLERCY.
This is a very useful hint for our
present orators of all description. It
is related that a Yankee chemist
named Mitchell leccntly stepped into
n Boston sale-room and purchased a
box as to the contents of which he
was totally ignorant. When he
burst up the lid he found he had
suddenly become the possessor of
2000 manuscript sermons that had
formerly been the property of a
clergyman. It need scarcely be said
that he then cursed the parson in his
own sinful style back as far as the
57th generation ; for he fondly hoped
he had scooped a box of stolen jew
ellery. .Our orators needn't copy
any of that part of the affair, of
course; but here's where the hint
fits in. The clergyman had written
along the margin of his pages such
suggestions to himself as the fol
lowing "Deliver this passage in
solemn tones;" "Scornful smile
after the word 'never;' " "Pause
long enough to count twenty-five
after this passage;" "Close Bible
with violent slam after this point"
"Sarcastic wave of hand;" "Rapid
gesture," &c. I have heard it said
that the clergyman was Cook; but
that can't be' coricct, for Joseph
couldn't raise a "scornful smile"
any more than the ceiling could.
But the idea is good for all that.
THE LAST FLAC.
"Talk about my war record" said
an Arkansas orator at a political
meeting: " my war record is a part
of the State's history. Why, gentle
men, I carried the last Confedeiate
Hag through town."
"Yes," replied a bystander, "for
I was here at the time."
"Thank you for your fortunate
recollection," gratefully exclaimed
the orator. "It is pleasant to know
that there still live some men who
move aside envy and testify to the
courage of their fellow-beings. As
I say, gentlemen, my war record is
a part of the State's history, for the
gentleman here will tell you that I
carried the last Confederate Hag
through this town."
"That's a fact," said the man
who had witnessed the performance.
"He carried the last Confederate
flag through this town, and he car
ried it so blamed fast you couldn't
lmvc told whether it was a Union
Jack or a snroll-pox warning."
Imitation being popularly consi
dered the sincerest form of flattery
the manes of the ill-fated Captain
Webb should be appeased by the
action of the late Mr. Murphy,
butcher, of Preston, who made a bet
that lie would swim across the River
Kibble ut its most dangerous point.
On entering the water, in the pte
bencc of several people, he ex
cl dmed, "I'm acting Captaiu
Webb." The body, says the his
torian, somewhat abruptly, was
afterwards recovered with grap
A OHOIOD GOLLEG1ION OF HOLIDAY G00D8
'Laces, Embroideries, Suchels, Fans, Tidies,
Children's Dresses, and a Splendid Stock of
Flowers, Feathers, Beaver Hats,
Etc., etc., just received per Mariposa, and now open for Inspection, at
A. M. MELLIS, : : : : : 104 Fort Street.
Storo open till 8 p. m. during the holidays.
The lew Golden Rule Bazar !
Storo lately occupied by S. Magnin,
on Hotel st., near Fort.
THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF
Toys, Fancy Goods, Toilet Sets, Vases,
Evei seen in tliis KHiig-cloiMi.
F. HORN, Practical Confectioner,
Pastry Cook and Baker.
No. 71 Hotel st. Telephone. 74.
Grocery and Feed Store.
WOLFE & EDWARDS, coiner of
King and Nuuanu streets.
Fresh Giocuies by eveiy Bteumur. Or.
dcrs solicited, anil goods dclivcicil in
nny part of the city. C01 Oiu b
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron "Workor,
Plumber, Gas Fitter, &o.
Stoves and Ranges
of all kinds.
Plumbers' stock and metals,
House Furnishing Goods,
77 Cluuidelieis, Lamps, &c.
rOK SALE, a No. 2
Warehouse Feed Mill
Gilnds from 5 to 10 tons per day.
Also, pulleys, bolts, etc., all In good
order; can be run by steam or horse
power, just the article for a plantation.
HAY, OATS, CORN,
Wheat, Bran, Barley, Whole and
Ground, Mixed Feed, etc.
AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST
SO LALNE Co.. 34 Fort at.
FX " MAJtH'OSA "
A Full Assortment
American Groceries !
A. & CLEG1IORN & CO.
L0YEJ0Y & CO.,
No3. 8 and 10,
Merchant Street, Honolulu,
IMrOHTEUS AND JOBBERS OF
"Wish to inform old friends and the
public gcncully that they have now a
more complete and
Larger Assortment of Clioioo and
than ever before, "which they will sell
AT LOWKbT rOSSIHLE PRICES.
We are constantly receiving additions
to our btock, and feel euro of giving sat
isfaction to all purchasers.
517 "X-XtY XJS. 2m
FRESH EASTERN OYSTERS
EX " MAKIPOSA "
Frozen in Tins and Shell
aj: the windsok.
tSfExpirt Openers on hand to fill
orders. 582 tf
Hawaiian Carriage M'f'g Co.
GENERAL Carriage and Wagon
Manufactuiers. and Dealers
in Wagon Materials, &c.
Gideon We'jt Picsidcnt & Manager
J. N. Wright Vice-President
13, G. Schuman Sec & Ti easurcr
S. M. Damon Audltoi
Office Sup't Water Works,
Honolulu, July 8, 1882.
ALL persons having Water Privileges
ao notified that their Water Kates
are payable semi-annually, in advance,
at the office of tl'o Supeiintendent of
Water Works, foot of Nuuanu street,
upon the 1st day of Jnnuniy and July of
each year. (JIIAB.B. WlLSON,
Sup't W ater Works
S. K, Kaai, Minister of Interior, 804
fines k Spin
THE OLD CORNER
Haiit Bkos., : : Proprietors.
Served up in llrst-class style at all hours
Open from 2 a. m. to 10 p. m.
Always on hand
Cigars, Tobacoo, Pipes
&C, lie. AlbO,
Iced DOrinks !
COM TO LUNGE
You can ar.r tiiu m:sr in town from
H. J- IOIL.TE3, &
THE BEAVER SALOON,
W1IEHE YOU MEET EVERYBODY.
A Cup of Tea or Coffee !
A.L .tl.ll ITourH,
AND THE FINEST 1111ANUS OF
Figaro, Flor de Cuba,
Corny Island, etc., etc., etc
N0LTE. N0LTE. N0LTE
HAYING undergone grc.it improve
ments in the way of Wiie G.uue,
Doors and Window;, which keep out
those pests of covet flics, corctinlly in
vites his friends and tlie public general
ly to give him a call, and guaiantces
satisfaction. 565 lm
KENNEDY & Co.,
Jobbing and Retail
67 HOTEL STREET,
By every arrival of the O. S. S. Line
and Stindard Groceries of all kinds by
the Case, which wo offer very low.
Dopot of the Woodlawn Dairy.
P O. Box No. 297.
Ring up Telephone No. 240.
v j uuuu uuiivuiuu uuu ui biitiryu.
TO BITTCHEES, GRAZIERfc.
and all whom it may concern.
The undersigned bavins
JPfMmado alterations, additions,
.7s3ilIul impiovomeiiis in Jus
is now prepared to give
The Highest Cash Value
for any quantity of
And will furnish containers for the same
free of cost to any one who may dcsiic.
TMOS. W. RAWLIXS,
Honolulu Soap Works.
Ofllco in Brick Building,
Klugstieet, Leleo. 483 lm
Mrtr HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
jgiasaSStenm engines, sugar mills, boll,
eis, cooleis; iron, brass and lead cast
ings; machinery of every dcbcilption
made to order. Paiticular attention paid
to ship's black smithing. Job work ce
cuted at short notice. 1
LOST on Saturday night on Hotel st.
A double Euglish Traveling Rug,
a dyed bheenskln foot rug, and an cm.
broidered dust-wrnp. Tlio above re
ward will bo paid on returning same to
400 G. W. MACFARLANE & Co
BREWER H COMPANY,
(bl in lied)
Genkkal Mlucvntili; and
mbt of ofk1ckhs !
P. C. Jonks, Jr. . . .President & Mnntigor
J. O. Cahtkr. . . ..Treasuier & Secretary
Hon. C. 11. Bistior. Hon. H. A. P. CAnTKii
Geo. W. Macfarlane. H. 11. Macfarlane.
G. W. MACFARLANE & Co.
IMPORTERS, COMMISSION MER.
Fireproof Building, 52 Queen street,
Honolulu. H. I.
The Wnikapu Sugar Plantation, Maui,
The Spencer Sugar Plantation, Hawaii,
lhc Hdcia Sugar Plantation, Oahu.
Huelo Sugar Mill, Maui,
lluelo Sugar Plantation, Muni,
Puuloa Slice)) Ranch Co., Hawaii,
J. Fowler & Co. Steam Plow and Port-
able Trainw ay Woi Its, Leeds,
Minlees, WaUon &Co's Sugar Machin
Glasgow and llouolulu Line of Packets.
.1. IAOJhS, L. J. LUVKY.
LYONS & LEVEY,
Auctioneers and General
Commission Mei chants,
Beaver Block, Queen St., - - . Honolulu.
Sales of Furniture, Stock, Real Estate
nntl General Merchandise promptly at-
Sole Agents for American and Euro
pean mcichandisc. 318
Clang SprccLcls. Wm. a. Irwin.
TXT Q-- Irwin & Company,
TY . Sugar Factors and Commission
Agents, Honolulu. i
A S. OLEQHORN & CO.
a- Iinpoitersaud Commission
Merchants, dealers in General Meichan
dise, Queen and Kaahumanu sts., Hone
MA. GONSALVES Ss CO.,
No. 67 Hotel Stieet, Honolulu,
Impoiters and Dealers in Dry and Fancy
Goods, Inlaid Work, Embroidery.
28J &c., &c, &c. J
JOHN T. WATERHOUSE,
Importer and Dealer in General
Merchandise, Queen st., Honolulu. 1
MS. QRINBAUM Si CO.,
Importers of General Mer
chandise and Commission Merchants
S. GRINBAUM & CO.,
124 California street,
San Fraucisco, Cul.
BROWN it CO.,
hule-ale Wine and Spirit
Merchant-. No. 14 Merchant St.,
"P T. LENEHAN & CO.,
-i- Importers and Commission
Merchants, Nuum.u st., Honolulu. 1
8. N. Caetlo. J. B. Atherton.
Castle & Cooke,
Shipping and Commission
Merchants. Importers and Dealers in
General Merchandise, No. 80 King st.,
WING- WO TAI & CO ,
Importers and General Dealers
in English, American and Chinese Pio
visions. Pluntation Teas and Gucci al
bupplies. Also, White & Colored Con.
tract Matting, all qualities and prices.
No. 24 Nuuanu street, orposite Mr. C.
Afong's. 523 Cm
WING WO CHAN & CO.,
Importers and General Dealers
In English, American and Chinese Pro
visions, Plantation Tea and General
Supplies. Also, white and colored con
tract matting, all qualities and prices.
JCfiT No. 22 Nuuuuu Street, opposite
Mr. Afong's. tsi
I?D. O. ROWB,
1 HOUSli AND SIGN PAINTER,
Pai'Eu Hanoeh, etc.,
No. 107 KiNoSntuKT, - Honolulu.
C25 Telephone, 114. ly
BROWN Si PHILLIPS,
Practical PlumbeiH, Gas Fitters
and Copper-smiths, No. 7J King St.,
Honolulu. ST Houho and Ship Job
Work promptly executed. 17
Robert Luuorr, o. 31. Couko,
L EWERS St COOKE,
(successors to Lowers , Dicksnu.)
Importers and Dealers in Lumbnr und all
kinds ot Building Materials, Fort street
WILDER Si CO.,
Dealers in Lumber, Paints,
Oils, Nails, Salt and Building Materials
of every kind, cor. Fort and Queen sfc;.,
G. II. UOBERTSON,
Dliivimm linst. toimiu
lu towu. Telephone No, U5, 15
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