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Owing to tho scarcity of water, the
'fcxmri for Irrigation will lie limited to
4"twn por day, from C to 8 a. in., aud
tfrott 4 to G p. m., until further notice.
OHAS. B. -WILSON,
Supt Water Works.
Approved: Char. T. Gumck,
" Minister of Interior.
January 30, 1883. 033 If
BISHOPS Co., BANKERS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
Draw Exchange on tho
Runic oi C'nlil'oruin, ftt. IT.
And their agents in
NEW YORK. BOSTON, HONG KONG.
Messrs. X. M. Rothschild ASon, London.
The Comtnercinl Hank Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial IS.mk Co., of Sydney,
The Hank of New Zealand: Auckland,
Christchurelt, and Wellington.
The Bank of British Columbia, Vic
toria, B. C. and I'oitland, Or.
Transact a General Banking Ilusincs'i.
Plodgod to neither Sect nor Porty.
But ait&Mlihed for tho beneBt of all.
MONDAY, FEB. 23, 1885.
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THIS EVENING'S DOINCS.
Hand, Emma Square, 7:80.
Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F.. 7:30.
Lyons & Lcvev will sell at 10,
Prime California Potatoes.
DEFEAT OF THE MAIL SUBSIDY.
The mail brings intelligence that
the Pacific mail subsidy has been de
feated in the American House of Re
presentatives. New South Wales
had previously given notice of its in
tention of withdrawing its support,
on thfe grounds that the United States
had violated its pledges and in no
way contributed to the undertaking.
Even now the steamers arc running
only because of the pluck of New
Zealand in renewing the contract on
its own account for another year
action taken largely upon the
strength of hopes that America
would not be so short-sighted as to
sink all considerations of the bene
fits afforded by the line to her Pacific
Coast and her maritime commerce.
Therefore, the effect of the action
just taken by the popular branch of
Congress cannot be expected to be
other than the discontinuance of this
very important medium of inter-Pn-cifio
trade. It really appears that
the Americans have become seized
with an unaccountable fatality of
not being able to look straight at any
question bearing upon tlicir foreign
relations. In this case, according
to reports, it would seem that the
Representatives only saw one of their
leading shipbuilders a class crippled
by the national commercial policy
urging the passage of the item for
his own sake, and forthwith killed the
measure. They could not sec the
importance of it to the country, as
Hardily set forth by those best capa
ble to judge, the mercantile commu;
nity of San Francisco. Not only
lias the United States broken the
pledge given by Senator Chandler in
1872 "that the Government was
prepared to subsidize the lino, wben
evcr'vessels of the tonnage and pow
er that have been running for years
were placed in the service," quoting
from the S. F. Merchant but she
,, has insanely hampered the enterprise
by excessive charges for the carriage
of English-Australian mails across
the Continent. It looks ridiculous
to see America joining England in
protesting against Germany's annex
ation of Samoa, while she is doing
all she can to curtail her existing in
fluence in the Paciflc.
The sugar thermometer registers a
Latest news from Egypt is of a
thrilling nature. Poor Gordon, 'the
incarnation of modern chivalry, the
Christian soldier, is gone.
Mr. Robert J. Creighton, late of
tho San.Francisco Post, and a for
mer journalist of high repute in the
Colonies, has taken editorial charge
of- the Advertise)'. Welcome and
Mr. George Augustus Sivla, the
celebrated English journalist, nr
rived by the Australia. He brought
presents to tho King, and had a,
pleasant Interview with His Majesty
at tho Palace. Ho was next lo pay
a visillo Her Majesty Quocn Emma,
and afterward receive the members
of tho local press nt Messrs. Mncfnr
lanes' olllcc. Aloha I
LATEST FOREIGN NEWS.
VACiriC MAIL Sl'USIDY DEKEATT.D.
A "Washington despatch of Feb
ruary 13th says: Tho killing of the
Pacific Mail subsidy scheme in the
House this afternoon was a great
surprise to John Roach and others,
who were to bo the principal bene
ficiaries had it passed. The bill to
give this subsidy was originally an
independent bill, and as such had
been favorably reported hy the
House Committee on Shipping.
Through their influence, as also that
of Money, Chairman of the IIouso
Committee on Postofllces, it had
been tacked on to the Poslolllce
Appropiation bill against tho wishes
of Randall, Holmau and others on
the Appropriation Committee. The
Pacific Mail lobby have been on
hand several days, but Roach kept
out of the way until this afternoon,
when, being told the item was safe,
he ventured out, though he kept
away from the Capitol. The item
was worked up as if it were to bene
fit American shipping, though it is
well known that no one but the
Pacific Mail steamers could be bene
ficiaries. Randall was nervous about
it, for there were some reasons for
believing that enough Democrats
had been seen to secure its passage.
Tom Baync, a Republican of Penn
sylvania, at Randall's dictation,
made the speech that laid tho item,
out. Randall has been suffering
from a sore throat for several days
and cannot raise his voice above a
whisper, but ho ran about the House
aud drummed up votes, until he,
with Ilolman and others, had the
satisfaction of seeing this scheme
beaten for the fifth time it has come
up in the House.
KHAJITOUH I-'AT.LKX GORDON SLAIN.
Khartoum was captured by the
rebels on the 2Gth January, and
General Gordon was slain and tho
city sacked. Emissaries of El Mahdi,
the " False Prophet," had previously
gained access to the garrison, and
bj' bribes, threats and religious argu
ments induced a large portion of the
Egyptian soldiers to assent to a
scheme for the betrayal of the city.
Early in the morning of the above
date the garrison went to a remote
quarter of the city, to resist a pre
tended attack? and at the same time
other traitors admitted El Mahdi's
forces through the main gates of the
city. A fearful massacre of the
garrison followed, the scenes of
slaughter being described as sur
passing the Bulgarian atrocities and
rivalling the worst horrors of the
Sepoy mutiny. Egyptians were
caught in their flight and put to
death with tortures. Women were
outraged, and youg girls given up to
the soldiers for slaves. One account,
the first that came, of tho death of
Gordon says his attention was at
trated by a tumult in the streets,
and leaving the palace to ascertain
the cause of the disturbance he was
stabbed in the baek. aB he reached
the street, and fell dead. The latest
intelligence, contained in a despatch
received by the British War Office,
Feb. 15th, says: "General Gqrdon
was killed by a volley from the rebel
riflemen while on his way from head
quarters to the Austrian Consulate.
The Austrian Consul was killed in
his own residence and the Greek
Consul has been held a prisoner by
tih: news in iu:at iuutais.
The intens'est excitement ensued
in London upon the news of Khar
toum's fall becoming known. It is
said that if Parliament was in session
the Ministry could not have stood a
day. The jubilant gladness over the
recent victories and advances along
the Nile was suddenly turned to
dread. Offers in person and by
telegram of officers for active duty
poured into the War Office. The
Ministry decided to give General
Wolseley-f till, power to act in tho
emergency, and tool; measures for a
campaign upon a greatly enlarged
THE ITEVISKri CAMPAIGN,
General Graham has left London,
to take command of no expedition
f row Sunk I m to Berber. He will
be remembered for n victory gained
in tho Soudan over Osmnn Dlgnn, at
a previous stage of llio Mahdi's
rebellion. A narrow-gauge railway j
is to he mult immctiintcij between
thoso points, tho Government having
glvon the contract to Lucas Alid &
Co., the contractors to furnish
materials and the Government lo
transport them. Troops hnve been
despatched from Gibraltar to re-in-force
General Wolscley's force, and
more ate to follow. It is calculated
that the advance from Suakim will
begin about the third week in Maich
and reach Berber about April 25th.
Tho distance between the two places
is 288 miles. General Woleslcy loft
Korti with a portion of his forces on
Feb. 10th, to cross the desert to
Gubat. On the same day General
Earle began his advance from Biili
OFFERS OF HEM'.
Chevalier Ncgra, the Italian Em
bassador at London, has been in
structed to assure Lord Granvillo,
British Foreign Secretary, of tho
confidence that Italy has in tc
power of England to crush the rebel
lion in the Soudan and to reorganize
Egypt, and to state that Italy is
willing to occupy with her troops
strategic posts so as to enable Eng
land to mass her forces against those
of the Mahdi.
A largo force is being gathered in
Manitoba, Canada, for service in
Egypt. It is expected that an entire
regiment can be raised there. It was
rumored that a battery of Canadian
artillery would be given permission
by the Government of the Dominion
to volunteer for the Soudan.
The Government of Victoria, Aus
tralia, has cabled the home govern
ment, tendering to the Queen as
surance that the colony of Victoria
is ready to do its part as an integral
portion of Majesty's Empire to nssist
England in Egypt.
MOltn FIGHTING GKNIUIAI. HARM!
General Earle had scarcely started
on his advance for Berber, when he
met the Arabs on the Nile, strongly
fortified in a pass and with a fort on
the left bank of the river. His
forces met with a heavy fire from
field guns. Having no artillery, he
ordered a charge, and his soldiers
carried the heights at the point of
the bayonet. lu the moment of
ictory Earle, who headed the
charge, was killed, and General
Brnckenbury took command. Tho
English losses were General Earle,
Colonel Eyre, Licut.-Col. Coventry
and nine men killed, and four officers
and twenty-one men wounded. It
was believed this battle would open
the way to Berber without further
Colonel Wilson went to Khartoum
with his small flotilla of steamers,
and finding that city in the hands
of the rebels returned down the river
for Korti. On the way two of the
steamers stranded, and for several
days those ou board were harassed
by the rebels, who were on the
river bank in large numbers.
Lord Charles Bcrcsford in the btcam
cr Sofia .at length made a gallant res
cue of the party. One man was
killed and seven injured in the pas
sage from the island to Gubat.
Wilson lost two killed and twpnty
four wounded on the island.
Goal at Auction.
On WcdncHdny, February 25
At 10 a.m.,
At the Honolulu Iron Works,
will bo sold at public auction, for ac
count of whom it may concern,
1 70 TONS
Ex bark Hulva, from New Yoilt
E. P. ADAMS,
BY an experienced nurse, a situation
to take care of children in a pri
Tiito family. 'Address M- M., this olllco.
Hawaiian Carriage Manufacturing
rpHE ANNUAL MEETING of the
JL Shareholder of thollawailnn Car.
riage Manufacturing Company will ho
hold on Saturday, Foby. 28lh, at 10 a.m.
ol their ojllco, No. 70 Queen street.
E. G. SCIIUMAN,
952 Ot Secictnry.
For Kent or Inline.
A DESIRABLE RESIDENCE on
Nuunnu Avenue. House has 8
rooms, kitchen, hath, and servant's quar.
tcro; carriage house, stabling, &c., on
Apply to AVERY & PALMER, Real
Estate Asentu, 68 Fort st. 053 lw
I nil mm'
Corner Kino and Fori Streets,
li prcpnicd to innisc all kinds nmt styles
Ft oiii n loeket size tip. Island Views
aud Royalty Pictures constantly
CG2 Iw Proprietor.
Honolulu Marino Railway.
ALL parties having any claims what,
soever ngainst the Marino Rail,
way will picsent them nt once to
"WILDER & CO.
Honolulu, Feb. 21, 1883. Oril 2t
D-welliiifj Iloiiwe to HiCt.
The promises now occupied
by .Judge MoOullv, ou Bore-
tmtln c,t.l , ir ,,1n.,l'nl,iii
ETil-II ..JUl ., "VM uuiunnuiiuu,
will lie rented niier me m oi i-'curuary,
1885, nt reasonable lates. The liousu Is
commodious, and the outhouses con
venient. The grounds are well planted
with trees and sin ubs. Enquire of
002 If S. B. DOLE.
AT an Adjourned Meeting of the Re.
eiproeity Sugar Co., held at thu
olllcc of W. R. Casllc, Esq., on Friday,
Feb. 20th, the following nlllci'i s w ore
elected for the etiMiing year:
President lolin E. Bush
Vice-President W. II. Cuiuinings
Secretary E. D. Tenney
Ti easuror II. 11. Mncfnrlane
Auditor F. W. Macfarlnne
Manager W. II. Uummings
W. R. Castle, O. W. Mncfnrlane, C. P.
Iuukca, J. S. Walker, J. II. Patj
K. D. TENNEY,
951 lw Secretary
Tin' American Bark
will be offered for sale ns s'oon as dis.
charged, to close the lntciest of th Into
Samuel W. Sweet, of Doston.
The vessel is a good sailer, has made
tlio passage, from Honolulu to New Bed
ford in 10;! days; she has just made the
passage from Hongkong in 40 days;
she will carry SoO tons deadweight; is
well lilted with sails, nnchors, chains,
&c. Has a good chronometer. Has
now on hoard 240 Ions ballast, and can
ho sent to sea at once, lhc vessel can
be examined nt Brewer's wharf, where
she now lies.
For paiticulars apply to
931 lw C. BREWER & Co.
SUl'KEUSE CUIIT of the Ha
waiian Islands. At Chambers.
In the matter of the Bankruptcy of
AIAU (or TAU KOON YAU). Before
Mr. Justice McCully.
AIAU (or LAU KOON YAU) doing
business as a meiehant In Honolulu,
and as a lice gimver at Kalauao, in
Ewa, Island of""Oalin, liailug this day
been adjudicated bankrupt on his own
petition. It is hereby oidered that all
creditors of said biinkiupt come in and
prove tlicir claims before me, at my
Chamber.-', in Honolulu, on
Saturday, IFcb. 28, 1885,
At 10 o'clock a. in.
AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED
that at 12 o'clock of tM day the credi
tors do proceed to hold an ELECTION
of an assignee or assignees of .said bank-,
rupt estate, and that notice hereof bo
published daily in tho Daily Bulletin
and 1'. C. Advertiser, and once in tho
Hawaiian Gazette, newspapers.
Dated Honolulu. Feb. i0, 18!i.
Justice Supicine Court.
Attest : Henuy Smith,
Deputy Clerk. 950 td
SUFKEMK COUIIT of the Ha
waiian Islands. At Chambers.
In the matter of Bankruptcy of KENNEDY-
& CO. Before Mr. Justice Mc
Cully. Thos. F. Kennedy and .Ins. Johnson,
doing business in Honolulu, Oahu, and
Wniluku. Maui, tinder the firm name of
Kennedy & Co., having this day been
adjudicated bankrupts on the petition
of Messrs. M. Phillips & Co.: It i
hereby ordered that nil creditors of said
bankrupts come in aud prove their
claims bcfoie me, nt my Chnmbcif, in
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1885,
nt 10 o'clock a. in.,
And it is further ordcicd that at 31
o'clock of baid day the creditors do pio.
cccd to hold an ELECTION of an nssi
gnco or assignees of Miid bankrupt es
tate. And it is further ordered that notice
hereof bo published daily hi the Dai y
Bulletin and ". C. Advertiser news
papers. Dated Honolulu, Fob. 18, 185.
Juttlco Supreme Court.
Attest: Hr-NitY Smith,
Deputy Clerk. 91'J td
JE. WISEMAN, Geneial Business
Agent, has keen authorized und
empowered by mo to collect nil tho out.
standing accounts duo the estate of B.
F. Ehlcis & Co., to leceipt for the same
and to suo without icservo all delin
Assignee B. F. Elders & Co.
Honolulu, Feb. 18, lfc85. 910 lw
Notice of Co-l'urtiieiMliip.
WE, tho undesigned, have this day
formed a co partnership ns Gene,
ral Business Agents and Collectors.
n. is. AVJSIU,
Gen'l Business Act.
Honolulu, Feb. 10, 1885. 018 IW
PP. GBAY. M. D.(
. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office, first door west of Libraryjiuild
lug. Hours, from 9 to 11 n m., and 2 to 4
and 7 to 8 p.m. Sundays, 0 to 11 a.m.
HesJtlcnce, cor. Kiiinu and Peusacoln
Btrcets, 918 ly
mi ft Tt l r
lllhn I'rm I In mil I
3EHE.XJ ! K2 KJE-AJD
tlusl.Koeived bj' latt stonmur
"QS8E2T I.ndies' Aprons, -Q3J1ES"
Infants' Kobe?, " Drapers, Children's Chemises,
" 'Skirts, " Gowns, " Apinns,
" Cloaks, ' Skirts, " Drawers,
" Dresses, " Siicnuo?, " Sklits,
" Shawls, Collars, " Sun Bonnotr.,
" Chmlsc, ' " Eighties, ' " Waists,
" Gowns " Chemises, " Drcuso',
" Wrappers. " Corset Covors, " Cloaks,
"HCST " Calico Wrappers. -8E5
ALL" THE ABOVE GOODS WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER AS
We also would state that we arc constantly receiving now and desir
able styles of goods direct from the manufacturers, and that wo shall
spare no exertion lo meet, by prompt attention, low prioos, and tko best
of goods, your entire confidence.
Ordors from the other'Isianda promptly attuuded to.
Tempfe of Fashion,
Nob. 61 and 63 Tort Streets.
Pacific Hardware Company
SUCCESSORS TO DILLINGHAM & CO. AND SABTL N0TT.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware, Agricultural Implements, House Furnishing
Goods, and General Merchandise
The combined stock of the two'llnns gives us a very full and complete tine of
goods, nt lowosl market rates. All orders sent to the undersigned, or to Mr.
Samuel Nott for specialties in the class of goods formerly sold by him, will at
present receive his personal attention and supervision.
PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY.
OT ana OO Ilotol feitrcet,
JUST RECEIVED, EX MARlPOSA,-On Ice, Quail, Cala Fresh Salmon, Cala
Flounders, Cnuliilours, Celery, Eastern Oysters, in tin and shell;
and Red Cabbage.
ALSO Boxc3 Table Raisius, Boxes Cala Dried Figs, Cafei Dnret Salad Oil, piuts
and y pints; Cases Lucca Salad Oil, Kegs Suit Water Cucumbers, Kegs of
Mixed Pickles, Kits Salmon Bellies, Best Russian Caviar, Casks Dupee
Hams, Dried Peaches, Dried Fruits of all kinds, 2 lb tins Cala Butter, all
kinds Canned Meats, Fresh" Cala Table Apples, Cases Eagle Cond. Milk
r& Jl Y east L'owuer, backs JJ.urv Salt. Boxes Alden Dried
Sno.i !. rnni ir:ir. nrflni.n...i
Island Orders solicited.
wiuusiu A 1 i'tiil, am-, vuumici, villus OUUSCU iHUUKUlTI, ilSKS Sml- tKllUS,
Dupee Bacon, Fre-h Gormen, Island Potatoes, all kinds Canned Vegetables,
all kinds Canned Fruits, Fresh Ground Kona Coffee every day. Our Pi ices
nre low. Goods delivered to all parts of the city,
ILL jl Tf BIIMili -3Z&ZZy. ,m ""
Large invoices of Goods (of all descriptions) having been received by rno,thuy
WILL BE SOLD AT LOWER PRICES,
Than the same quality of (Goods can he purchased clsewheio in Honolulu, and
satisfaction guaranteed. My stock consists of all kinds of AMERICAN.
ENGLISH AND SYDNEY MANUFACTURE,
Saddles, Belts, Pouches, Leggings, Saddle Cloths, School Bags, &c,
Bits, Spurs and Stirrups, &c, in Nickel and Silver Plato
The reputation of my HOME-MADE HARNESS for superiority of workmanship
and material leinnins unchallenged during my six- years' residence here.
Thankful for the geneious patronage of tho past, its continuance nnd increase in
the future is respectlully solicited nt the old stand.
Tho Only Recognized General Business Agent on the Hawaiian Islands.
ESrjcA.i3riXSiiEr l &vo.
Offices in Campbell's Fire-proof Building, 27 Merchant St., Honolulu, H. I
P.O.BOX315 'i s j Tclophono 178.
REAL ESTATE AGENT Buys nnd sells Real Estate in all parts of the King
dom. Rents Offices, Houses, Cottages and Rooms.
SOLICITING AGENT FOR WILDER'S INTER-ISLAND STEAMERS-Tour,
ists nnd tho Traveling Publio will apply to mo for Tickets and information to
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW
10RK The Largest, Grandest and Soundest Institution of its kind in the
AGENT FOR THE GREAT BURLINGTON RAILWAY ROUTE IN AMERICA
This Route excels all other loules going East, tho tce'nory being the grandest,
tho meals the choicest nnd the Palace nnd Dining Cais thu handsomest and lnott
EMPLOYMENT AGENT Finds Employment for all feeklng work in the vari
ous branches of industry on tho Islands, ,
SOLICITING AGENT FOR THE CITY OF LONDON FIRE INSURANCE CO.
Tho best known Company in the Islands.
CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER Enters Goods at Custom House, pays and discharges
Freight and Duty Bills under power of Attorney.
MONEY BROKER Loans Money at all times ou firet-class securitiy.
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT Legal Pupois of every description drawn. Bills
Distributed and Collrctpd. Books and Accounts kept and adjusted. Records
Searched. Rents Collected. Tuxes and Insuiancu on Properly looked alter.
Copying nnd Engrossing don p. Advertisements, Newspaper Articles, Corres
pondence and Commercial Business of every nature promptly nnd accuiittcly
AGENT FOR THE NEW MUSIC HALL AT HONOLULU-Companies abioad
will concspond with mo for terniB, etc. Orders for Island Shells, Cuilos, Lava
Specimens, Native Views nnd Photoi carefully filled and forwarded to nil parts
of the World.
C2T Information appertaining to the Islauds given and all coircspondence faith,
JOSEPH E. WISEMAX,
878 , General Business Agent, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands,
one of thw liugest iuvoiuut of
n ng a'W vtffas UVn
n... o .i -ir i , , ., M. v, o
P. O. Box 207.
The Corner Harness Store
Still to the Front !
of Fort and King streets, Honolulu, H. I
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