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Monday, Mar. 29tli.
Horseshoes und pieces of loud eie
found in lliu liiMiit of u inonkospod
block at tlio Enterprise Mills, this
Mr. iind Mrs. Loao had a dancing
puity ut their residence, Saturday
night, in commemoration of Mrs.
A hkin in Chinatown bears the
capital sentence, "Hang Wo Tailor."
Fiobubly ono of his euslomeis who
has had a mistit will I hi tho execu
tioner of this doomed tailor.
A large boiler for heating water,
and n suHlcient number of b.itli tubs
for ill I tho inmates, tiro to bo fur-
nished to tho Knkuuko settlement.
Tho boiler h to supply water for
medicated hot baths.
The pretty and aitistic display of
tho Ladies' Biunur, nt its opening on
Saturday, was much admired by
many ladies. Samples of embioidery,
lace, ito., tho workmanship of Miss
Buiko's )itiils, on exhibition in Miss
, Burko's department, were especially
In Oat's window is a largo apple
raised ftt dipt. Babcock's lcsidence,
Kulaokuhua. If it tastes as. good as
it looks, the captain has ell'eeted a
pomologieal liiumph. Mr. John
Robollo has grown home huge apples
in his garden at Palatini, which aio
said to have hud u flavor equal to
that of a foreign-grown apple of tho
Tiir.ut Majesties this morning en
tertained at breakfast, in Iolaui 1 'ni
ne o, Judge Hodman and Col. Clans
Sprockets, Mrs. and Miss SpioekoK
Besides tho guests of tho occasion
mid Their Majesties, there woio pre
sent II. It. II. Princess Liliuokuluiii,
His Ex. Gov. Dominis, His Ex. Paul
Neumann and Mrs. Neumann, Mr.
W. G. Irwin, and Miss Irwin.
Mn. W. It. Castle on Saturday
afternoon gave the lawn party, pre
viously announced in this paper, at
his residence, Kinau street, in honor
of Miss Hathaway, a relative of Mrs.
Castle, and Miss Herrick, now visit
ing the city. About sixty guests
were present, enjoying themselves
most heartily with lawn tennis, cro
quet and other social diversions.
Mn. Julius Smith, Superintendent
of public works, in ft tour of inspec
tion just made on Kauai, found that
tho recent storm had washed away
sovciul of the smaller bridges on that
island. Tho water had risen n foot
and a half abovo tho floor of tho
Kilaueft bridge, which is unprece
dented, as residents o( the locality
say tho water never previously
reached the timbers of the bridge.
The barkentino Discovery, which
arrived yesterday, 17 days from San
Francisco, brought 110 pigs for J.
Burko and E. C. Winston, and 18
mules and 12 horses for E. It. Miles.
Tho -Discovery had some pretty
rough weather on her way down.
She left San Francisco March 11th,
with a fresh W.N.W. to N.W. breeze.
Iteccived strong N.E. trades in luti
tudo 29 degrees N., but lost them in
a few days. March 10 in hat. 2!)
degrees N., Lon. 143 degrees W., got
strong variable winds, with heavy
squalls, during which her head gear
was carried away, as was also her Hy
ing jibboom. Her gallant-must and
the topmasthcad were taken ovei
board. Her sails were badly torn,
and as sho entcied tho haibor yestoi-
day with no foic-top.mast and her
yards hanging parallel with tho lo
maining portion of tho mast, t-hc
looked as though struck by a
Tuesday, Mar. .'iOth.
The Kanoa premises, at tho coiner
of King and Richard streets, are
The Rov. U. Bicknell has been re
elected third member of tho Honolulu
district Local School Board.
The next regular vacation of tho
Government schools will commence.
on tho 9th of next month and extend
to tho 20th,
Since tho publication of notes on
chess in this paper tho fair sex have
taken an interest in tho game, and
mo anxious to learn tho intrigues of
"check" and "mato".
The birthday ot tlio young piineo
Kalanianaolo, now at St. Matthew's
Hall, Sim Mateo, California, was cele
brated hero by ft luau at tho palace
givon by Quean Kapiolani, yesterday.
The lecturo at Kaumakapili
Church, last night, on "tho life of
Hawaii", was attended by a slim and
inattentive audience. 'Many of tho
speaker's remarks deserved a better
Last night's titmosphoro wuh cool
and tho trade winds active, to tho
onjoymont of a modoiatcly largo and
attentive company, who listened with
delight to tho music of the Itoyal
Hawaiian Baud at Emma Square.
A junk store, at tho cornor of
Queen and Rfchurd sheets, is a ven
ture entirely new to Honolulu. Old
rags, empty bottles, sackB, old coppor
aid brass am among tho articles
purchased, and for which cash is
paid. Tho firm, C. Kohl & Co., have
a 'good Held for operation, for theie
are tons of tho material specified
constantly going to wasto in and
around tlio city.
The following changes havo been
mudo among School Teachers : Mr.
W. T, Lucas leaves tlio Government
English School ut Kukuihaelo,
Hawaii, to take charge of tho Lihue,
Kauai, School, from which Mr. II. S.
Townsend Jjbb resigned, ltov, Isaac
mm bah booths iummabi BOKOTOts, is. ; EHtrnsPAy, wm a. iw.
'I in. in ' ' I.Uill " i""- ' "' gsg'g
Goodoll succeeds Mr. Lucas at Kukui
haelo. Mr. C. II. White, late of
Iolani College, takes Miss Lulu
Moore's place in tlio Itoyal School, the
latter being about to leave the coun-tiy-
Wednesday, Mar. 31st.
The Itoyal Hawaiian Band has
gono to Hawaii with tho King, and
will not bo again heard in the capital
for a fortnight.
Lottie May, a little girl five and a
half years old, died yesterday at
Leloo," of blood poisoning, and was
buried thi- afternoon.
The sloanler Jus. Makee brings
news of folir days incessant rain on
the east side of Kauai, beginning last
Friday morning and ending Monday
Many friends called on Hon. J. S.
Walker and Mrs. Walker, last even
ing, to oiler greetings and congratu
lations, it being tho 20th anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Walker's wedding.
The Enterprise Mills have turned
03 calabashes out of Koa wood, for
the Pacilio Navigation Co. The
calabashes are of various shapes and
si7es, and after being polished will bo
oH'ered for sale.
Captain Babcock says tho tree
which bore that line apple, exhibited
in Oat's window, the othor day, has
in all 27 such beauties, and he boasts
of an old sailor getting ahead of an
The King's departure for Hawaii,
last evening, on board the steamer
Kinau, was signalized by a royal
salute f loin tho shore battery and a
large gathering of people on the
whaif. His Majesty intends being
absent about two weeks.
The barkentino Amelia has been
chartered by Castle it Cooke, to load
sugar for San Francisco. While on
tho Marine Railway sho was surveyed
by Captain Fuller, Harbor Master,
and pronounced No. 1. The Amelia
will go fiom San Francisco to
Euicka, to load lumber for this port.
Jiidoe Preston yesterday appointed
Mr. James Bright as temporary ad
ministrator of tho cstuto of A. A.
Kiimuihui, lute of Waimea, Hawaii,
and set Thursday, April 29th, for
pioving tho intestacy of tho deceased
and having a permanent administra
tor appointed. Tlio estate consists
of 2t acres of ical estftfo in Waimea,
with 18 horses and 10 cattle run
ning on lands of Hon. Sam. Parker,
who petitioned for an administrator
A little past midnight of Sunday
last tho peoplo residing on Young
street, near Mr. John Nott's. were
moused by the cackling of fowls,
followed by pistol shots. Two China
men hud ascended a tree in tho yard
of Mr. Ohas. Smith's residence, and
were bagging poultry. Tho noiso of
tho fowls awoke Mr. Smith, who went
in puisuit of tho thioves. As they
weio hastily ictreating ho lired two
shots after them, but without effect
beyond probably deciding them not
to come thero again. Three chickens
weie missing in the morning.
A ferocious black hound, owned
by somebody near tho Central Park
Rink, lms a habit of chasing hoi sea,
biting them sometimes, and oven
attacking tho riders. Last Saturday
afternoon while Miss May Ward and
a puity wero riding along Beretania
street, this biuto ran after her horse,
bit him, and then made ujunip for
the lider. Ho would have caught
hor skirts and probably dragged her
oil' had she not gathered up her rid
ing habit and put spurs to tho horse.
This dog might bo made valuiiblo by
having his pelt converted into slip
peis. Thursday, April 1st.
Twenty-two Chinamen arrived by
tho Consuelo yesterday.
A new veterinary suigcon has
opened an oliice on King sticot.
At noon to-day Mr. Lovoy sold 350
bales California hay, obtaining $22.50
Mn. Lyons' regular cush sale was
well attended to-day, and prices good
for the thnes wero lealied.
Col. M. Thorn peon is again an
object of editoiial gratitude for a
paicel of American papers.
The Post Ofllce has April-fooled
tho Bulletin ollico by presenting it
with the March mail time-table on
the 1st of April 1
Haiku Sugar Co., Hawaiian Agri
cultural Co., C. Brewer & Co., and
Wailuku sugar Co., uro all paying
dividends to stockholders to-day.
The valuo of merchandise import
ed from tho Hawaiian Islands to San
Francisco in February was $ (108,684
thiid highest on tho list of all coun
tiics. The fhm of Ithoads and MoKonzio,
carpenters and builders, has been
dissolved by mutual consent. Mr.
ltioads will carry on tho business in
The natives say that Felo, the god
dess of Kilauca, is asleep and her
husband, Kamapuua, absent; but on
his return there will bo a quarrel,
and Huleniaumau will boil witli rago.
Messrs. J. M. Oat & Co.'s enterpriso
yesteiduy guvo their subset ibers a
newspaper mail four days later than
last stcamor, and their courtesy
enabled tho Bulletin to give tho
ciouni of the foreign howb within an
hour of tho bags being landed.
The now edict for restricting Chi
ncso immigration comes into effect
to-day. Under its terms no Chinese
cut enter the kingdom without re
turn certificates or paBBports, tho
regulation permitting 25 to land
withoutone of those documents being
The Consuelo, which arrived yes
terday fiom Kan Fianoisco, brought
a tliii teen-Ion boiler and a smoke
stack from Itiadon Iron Works, Han
Francisco, for tho steamer Lchua.
Sho nlso brought 150 hogs for Win
ston fe Burke. Tho boiler will be
landed this aftei noon.
One of the cuiriugcs belonging to
the Fashion Stables was wrecked on
Beretania street this afternoon, by
the horse running oil" and bringing
the cab against a telephone post. Tho
driver, who is partially helpless from
having two urtilieial legs, was thrown
out and his head badly cut.
The Hawaiian Bell Telephone Co.
have established, for tho public con
venience, telephone stations at Ewa,
Waianae, and Wuiulua. Messages
can be sent from these stations to
Honolulu and from Honolulu to tho
stations, by nonsubscribers, for tlio
moderate charge of 10 cents to or
from tho ilrst and 25 cents to or from
either of tho othets.
The address last evening, by Mr.
Wm. Noble, to a large audience, for
the most part purely Hawaiian, was,
to all appcaiauce, a giaud success.
Rev. II. II. Parker intoipieted. The
address was teplete with incident
and anecdote, and was leceived with
rapt attention and many expressions
of applause. A more appreciative
and enthusiastic audience could not
bo desired. It was intimated that
Mr. Noblo will speak in tho Kuwiiiu
hao church, on Sunday evening.
Captain McGregor, of the schooner
Manuokuwui, which arrived hero
this morning from Koolau, leports
rough weather and heavy rain-squalls
in that district. Last Saturday the
captain saw a largo log to windward
of this Island. It was almost twice
as long us tho schooner, and about
five feet in thickness. It was taken
for tlio Domitila at first, on account
of the reflection of the sun on the
white surface. It had every appear
ance of having been in the wnter for
ii short time only. Tho captain
could not take it on board, and he
did not think it would pay to tow
it to port. The Mormons at Laio
have leased 100 acies of laud to a
company of eight Chinamen, who
aro about to boro two wells there and
plant rice. Tho extant of damages
done to Hamilei plantation during
tho heavy rain, a. week or so ago, is
estimated at $2,000. Hanalei wharf
was entirely washed away, and the
river widened some sixty feet. The
natives lost many pigs and chickens
by the Hood.
Fihday, April 2nd.
Captain Clins. Dudoit bus again
taken command of the steamer
Mr. Hingley has a' huge brier
wood pipe which was mado in tho
The "Friend" says the missionary
vessel Morning Star may bo expected
hero any day.
Dit. Guay has changed his placo of
residence to tho house lately occupi
ed by Mrs. Dudoit, Alakca street.
Mn. Harry Webb, Assistant-Jailor
of Oahu Prison, lias resigned his
position, and it is said that Mr.
Marcus Colburn will succeed him.
The American brig North Star,
erroneously published as being under
the British Hag, has been chartered
by Huckfeld & Co., to load sugar for
The tiustees of tho Library and
Reading Room Association decided,
at thoir meeting last night, to pre
pare and print a catalogue of the
books in tho library, numboring in
all over five thousand volumes.
A shout timo ago, while a herd was
being driven fiom ono point to an
other at McKco's Landing, Miikona,
Maui, the cattle took to tho water.
Several were drowned in tho surf, and
15 out of 30 wero seized and dragged
out of sight by sharks, almost as
quick as a Hash.
Tup Right Kovorend Bishop of
Olba has issued to tho clergy and
laity of tho Roman Catholic Church
in the Hawaiian Islands a pastoral
letter for tho jubilee year of 188G.
Tliis letter, which contains inattor of
special interest to every catholic, will
bo read in all tho churches and chap
els connected with tho mission,
Ykbteiiday ovoning, while tho
schooner Ko An llou was passing the
light house, on her way to sea, ono of
tho sailors, Kuunnno by iiiiino, jumped
overboard. Ho was intoxicated, and
says ho jumped overboard with u
bundle of clothing because tho Cap
tain kicked him. Tho Captain called
to Mr. Williams, lighthouso keoper,
to pick up tho sailor, which ho suc
ceeded in doing with considerable
AnouMKNT in tho case of Wood vb.
Dillingham, in equity, being a mutter
of "specific performance," was com
pleted before tho Chief JiiBtico to
day, judgment being reserved. Plain
tiff sold defendant u lot of laud
purporting to contain a certain num
ber of acres. Defendant llnding a
less quantity of land than ho bar
gained for, declined to pay tho full
amount for which ho bought tho lot.
Tho property in question is tho site
of tho Woodluwn Dairy in Nuuauu
An item occuned in (ho street,
near our ollico door, this afternoon,
A white man and u Ohimimun inter
changed spirited language, which so
exasperated tho former tiiat he un
ceremoniously introduced his fist to
tlio hitter's nose. John shouted
"haul in." and tried to prevent tho
white man's escano until a nolico-
man apneurcd. Tho white man do-
cided to skoot. John followed in the
same direction, hoping to keep up;
but a nasty tumble over u loose leg
that was in tho way, gave tlio white
man a decided advantage, and lie got
At tho ealo of the Fish Market
stalls and tables, by tho Marshal nt
noon to-day, under instructions from
tho Minister of tho Interior, twenty
fish-stalls and twenty-four tables
were disposed of. The prices of stalls
ranged fiom $101 up to $155, aggre
gating $2,292, while those of the
tables ran fiom $1-1 to $71, amount
ing to $521.50. Tho total proceeds
of the sale amount to $2,810.1)0. Ren
tals of stalls and tables aro hence
forth to bo abolished. All purchasers
who do not pay for stalls or tables
within live days forfeit their claims,
and tho privileges so lost are to be
advertised and resold.
Satuiiday, April 3rd.
CoNHiDEKAiiLE lain fell all along
tho weather coast of Maui, yesterday
The schooner Rainbow has landed
the well boring machine at Laio in
Miwii.h Sehaefer it On., have char
tend the bark Charles B. Kinney for
By tho Kinau news has been re
ceived that tho Volcano is in about
the same condition as at lust previous
accounts. Smoke and steam are
still rising, but there is no visible
action or lire.
The steamer Kinau ai rived at
about nine o'clock tiiis morning.
She brought 50 cabin and 91 deck
passengers, and 8,000 bags of sugar.
Purser Beckloy reports splendid
weather and everything lovely.
Captain McGregor, of the steamer
Mokolii, reports heavy seas going up
to but good weather returning from
Molokai. Had some rain on Friday.
The Captain also reports seeing
several whales in Molokai channel
during tho trip.
The schooner Munuokawiii has
mado the best timo on record from
this port to Koolau and return. She
went to Kuneohe, took in 009 bags
of sugar, and returned to this port
within thirty hours from the time of
Notwithstanding tho pouring
rain, the Y. M. C. A. Hall, was well
filled last evening, to hear Mr. Wm.
Noble's recitations from John B.
Gough. Tho recitations wero ably
delivered. The subject of Mr. Noblo's
lecture, this evening, will be "Who is
The pinion of Paia mill, Maui,
broke yesterday nml was brought
hero by tho Likoliko this, morning, to
bo repaired at the foundry. Although
the mill has suspended operations
thero was enough sugar housed to
keep the steamer Dowsett engaged
until the pinion is mended.
The boiler, placed in position, on
Thursday, by Mr. J. A. Dower, at
Kakaako Hospital, for heating tho
water in the bath tubs, was lired up
yesterday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, and
a tub -of 140 gallons was heated in
live minutes by a jet of steam. Tho
tubs, eight in number, can bo all
heated in the same manner, four at a
timo, in 20 minutes. Some persons
in tho vicinity of tho Hospital, seeing
the smokestack and lire of the new
apparatus, last night, supposed a
steamer had got ashore.
The April "Friend" has full edi
torial and correspondence columns,
with tho special departments well
sustained. An item says that Rev.
Alvin Ostrom, of Murphy's Cal., is
oxpeeted by tho next steamer, and
will tako charge of tho foreign church
in Kolmlu. Another convoys the in
teresting intelligence that Mrs. I lamp
son, the eloquent preacher who im
pressed largo audiences hero lust
year, has been married to Mr. Georgo
HcuiUB, another evangelist, and tlio
happy couple aro living at Los
At 2 A. si. last Tuesday night,
when tlio steamer Kinau ai rived at
Maaluea Bay, a passenger, with two
valises and three bottles of lino wine,
walked, oir tho landing into water
about neck deep. Millis wanted to
go overboard after the wine, but
Wiseman was afraid ho would catch
cold, and great fun ensued, Millis
dispatching men after diveis to
rescue tho passenger and shouting in
ovcry direction for help, amid stomiB
of laughter. Millis and Wiseman
had a glorious tour of Maui and Ha
waii and wero entertained by many
Monday, April 6th.
A fine painting in oil, by 'favor
nier, of the Volcano as it is, can be
seen at J. Williams', Fort street.
Hawaii won tho initial baseball
match of the season on Satin day,
beating the Benedict Club 15 to 12.
A detachment of tho King's Own
volunteer company attended tho
Bishop's service at 9:30 yestorday
G. A. Fellowes, a comparatively
recent arrival heio, died on Friday
last of somo brain affection, and was
buried on tho following day with
A poktion of J. M. Out, Junr., it
Co.'s English paper and Magaino
muil was lost in tho Bteamer Oregon.
Probably letters duo somo peoplo
horo may liavo met tho sumo fate.
The following names of now comera
uro registered uttlie Hawaiian Hotel;
J, G. I'orsyth, h. Y. Dayton, I. T,
Ballard, F, Hirnuins,
Burt, C.l'utmini, and
M. Burt, A.
Two Chinamen wero arrested with
opium in possession on arrival of tho
steamer Iwalani at Nawiliwili, Kauai,
on Wednesday last. Tlioy wero tried
in tho Local Court, and lined, respec
tively, $125 and $150, with costs.
The low rato of freights between
San Fiancisco and the East has in
duced Eastern people to send fresh
apples to San Francisco, somo of
which were sent from the latter placo
to Lewis it Co., of this city, by tho
Little Rowena Dowsett wus nine
years old on Saturday last, and sho
invited her little friends for miles
around to come and be happy with
her oh that day. They did coma and
were happy, and manifested their
happiness in ways natural to innocent
A San Francisco paper intimates
that Luko G. Sresovich, of that city,
lias begun to ininoit bananas from
Havana by tho way of Ncw(Orlcaiis.
The fiuit of ii sample shipment ar
rived in excellent condition, tho
article being pronounced fully equal
to anything yet imported.
Negotiations aie in progress for a
dramatic season of three or four
'weeks in tho Hawaiian Opera House,
by Mr. Joseph Grismer, Plnebo Davis
his wife, and about half a dozen sup
porters. This couple lias ft high re
putation on the American stago and
with good assistance should givo our
peoplo some satisfactory drama.
Mu. John Brown, formerly conncot
ed with the press of Honolulu, fpr
several months past engaged on tho
Kiluitcu Sugar Plantation, Kauai, was
seized with an apoplectic fit, last
Saturday morning. Dr. Cunipboll
was in attendance, but consciousness
had not lctuined up to tho time of
the steamer's leaving, about 1 :30 p.
J. A. Buokaw, who has unsatisfied
monetary obligations in Honolulu, js
before the San Francisco courts qn
two chaiges of forgeiy. On ono
forged check ho got $31.50 from
William Crooks, formerly of Hono
lulu. It appears, by other cases
heard of, that Dinkuw has looked up
on visitors from these Islands as his
J. C. Cooke, an old whaling cup
tain, who first visited these Islands
over thirty years ago, and has been
permanently residing hero a good
iniiny years past, died rather sud
denly yesteiduy morning, at his resi
dence, on King street. Ho wus re
moving u small brunch of a tree that
had fallen near his house, when ho
experienced a sensation of fnintness,
and at once sat on tho ground to
save himself from falling. His wifo
and others came to his assistance,
and carried him into tlio house. An
hour after ho expired, perfectly con
scious to tho last. Captain Cooko
was a Massachusetts man, and about
74 years of age at tho time of death.
He wass buried in the Makiki ceme
tery this morning at 10 o'clock, ltov.
J. A. Cruun officiating.
Tuesday, April 6th.
A iirilliant chromatic meteor shot
athwart tho eastern sky about eight
o'clock last ovening.
Mn. Robert Lee, who lias been tho
past two yeais the attentive and
obliging night clerk at tho Hawaiian
Hotel, intends to leave by tho Zeu
landia, this week, for his home in
A new Roman Catholic church
was dedicated on Sunday, March
28, at Kukuihaelo, Hawaii, by tlio
Very ltov. Father Leonor, pro-Vicar
Apostolic, who has gone to Wuiheo,
Maui, to dedicate a new church
The Hawaiian Dwarf was in front
of Lucas's mill this morning, and at
tiaeted a etowd that listened at
tentively while tlio little fellow ro
tated an account of his visit to Eng
land. The Dwarf's beard has turned
gray and his feet uro very lame.
One of tlio suitors of tho Consuelo
sprained his ankle Saturday after
noon by catching his foot between
two sacks of sugar, n third suck sink
ing the entrapped limb. Ho was
seen later on hobbling to a hydrant
close by to bathe his ankle in cold
Mit. M. D. Monsarrat's second
daughter, Mildred, a handsome child
of 17 months, died ut 8 o'clock this
morning, after ft brief attack of
bronchitis. Her burial occurs this
afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Monsarrut
will havo the sympathy of tho vvholo
community in their deep allliction.
Mit. J. Williams, chief olllcer of tho
bark Elsinore, while working between
decks this morning, fell into the
lower hold, and icceived-Bovero Inter
nal injuries. Ho struck on his side,
and although Dr. Tucker assures him
that no bones uro broken, yet the
putient is unable to move without
A woman's saving hank has been
organized in this city to be known us
Liliuokuluni's Saving Bank. Fifty
will bo tlio maximum limit of
membership, nml eueh shareholder
must deposit $5, at interest, every
month in the bank. Mrs. Luther
Wilcox is President; Mrs. J. Kaao,
Vice-President; II. It. II. Princess
Liliuokalaui, Treasurer, and Mrs. E.
Beckloy, Secretary. It is only for
women', ami all deposits will bo put
out ut interest.
A few ehunges have niudo on tho
Intor-Island Steam Navigation Co.'s
steamers. Mr. Nye, lately chief
olllcer of tlio lwuluui, has been up-
'pointed ipastcr of tho steampr C. Jt.
Bishop, vicu Captain McCnully,' re
signed. The former chief olliccr of
the steamer J. I. Dowsett has b6en
appointed mate of the Jas. 'JHukee,
whoso former mate lias been mado
chief olliccr of the Iwalani. Tho
Bishop, having been thoroughly
cleaned and renovated, will sail I to
morrow at noon for Hamakua witli
her now master.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Adams, with
two children, will embark on tho S.
S. Alameda, due on Saturday next
from the Colonics, for a sojourn of six
or eight months among friends in the
United States. Much ns they will be
missed from our insular society,. no
one will grudge Mr. Adams this re
Fpito from very active business, or fail
to wish him and his accomplished
better half a pleasant j6urney both
ways, with the fullest enjoyment of
their holiday. During the absence of
tlio head of tlio firm tho junior part
ner, Mr. Morgan, will conduct tlio
business of E. P. Adams it Co.
The Elsinoro will tnko about ono
hundred return South Sea Iblnuds
contract laborers this week, and al
though there aro but four islands to
bo called ut, yet tlicso people have to
bo lauded in lots, on several parts of
each island, because, 'suys Captain
Jenks, if they uro put nshoro at tho
wrong placo they will bo butchered.
Tlio Elsinoro will sail from tlio South
Sea Islands to Newcastle, N. S. W.,
to load coal for this port. The cap
tain suys that a man wifh u gripsack
went on board tlio Elsinoro tlio other
day, who, fn reply to a question
stated his errand to bo tlio instruction
of untutored minds: in religious
things. Tho captain offered to givo
him comfortable-' passage to ono of
the dark islands of tho South, where
lie would havo abundant raw material
for his enterprise. Tlio ofler wus,
however, declined, as tho good in
tentions of tho isitor apparciitly
wero limited to seafaring men of bis
own speech. All tho samo, tlio cap
tain's willingness to tako a preacher
to tlio heathen is worthy of honor
Wednesday, April 7th.
The steamer W. Gt Hall brings
news of excellent weathor all along
The Queen's Own, under command
of Ouptain O'Connor, drilled at their
Armory last ovening. ' '
The steamship City of Rio do
Janeiro is duo horo April 21st, from
San Francisco, en route to Hong
All tho volunteer force will turn
out on Sunday morning to receive
His Mujesty on his return by the
Mit. Williams, lighthouse-keeper,
has chriHtenod his colony in tho bur
bot pnBsngo Williamsvilb, and is
growing ruro flowers and fmits there.
Princess Poomnikalani, Governess
of Hawaii, reaches the lorty-scventh
unnivcrsuryof her birth to-duy. Queen
Kapiolani gives a luau at tho Palace,
this afternoon, in commemoration of
A Kanaka working in tho hold of
the steamship Zculandia was arrested
this morning by olllcer Marcos, for
breaking open a ease of liquors and
taking therefioin three bottles. When
caught ho had one of tho bottles in
his pocket hut had disposed of the
Judge Ogdon Hoffman, of San
Francisco, ami Mr. W. H. Grossnian,
of Now York", wero entertained ut
dinner lust evening by Hon. C. It.
Bishop, ut his residence, Emma
street. A number of others wore also
present by invitation to meet tho two
gentlemen referred to.
Sionoii Cumpobello nml his oporu
company aro expected to leave San
Francisco for Honolulu, on the la
raroa next Saturday, April 10. Six
concerts are to bo given, $10 securing
a seat for tho season and $2 for one
night. Tho box plan will bo open at
Mr. Wiseman's at an early date.
Messrs. McCandless Brothers havo
secured a contract to sink an artesian
well on tho grounds 6f Hon. C' It.
Bishop's mansion, Emma street. Tho
site is 29 feet abovo sou level, and1 tlio
well is to bo over 500 feet deep.1 A
portion of tho machinery is on1 tho
spot, and work will begin next week.
Mu. McCarthy has sent to' the
Coast for two "Brilliant Novelty"
billiard tables, standard size, from
the firm of BrunswickiBalko Collon
dor Co., San Francisco, and expects
them by tho S. i$. Mururoa. Tho
tables now used in tho saloon will bo
sold, of which particulars aro given
The German Club premises were
Hold at auction by Mr. L. J. Levey,
to-duy ut noon, Mr. E. Peck, Druy-
man, Doing tlio purchaser for $,07o.
Tho gas machine and fittings went
to tho sumo buyer for $25, und Hon.
J. I. Dowsett secured tho billiard
tablofor$90. Mr. J. Piiiiluhi bought
the lease of a piece of land in Mitnou.
Valloy, 10 years to run nt a rental of
$12 per annum, for $60. '
The building of tho now shooting
gallery has been completed, iind Mr.
Geo. Stratmeyer is thero applying
tho paint, to mnko the place look" at
tractive. Tlio gallery will bo opened
either on Saturday or Monday next,
when tho boys will be allowed to
sight tho bullseye. There is to be
arehory shooting for thoso who wish
it. This placo promises to bo u popu
lar resort for marksmen,
Mu. D. E. Brewster, Purser of.tho
Steamship Zeuluudin, lias sqmo very
old friends in Honolulu, among whom
is a member of tho .Bulletin stair.
These old friends uro plenseil Uiseo
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