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'" V mWM I M.lMli nix i ' 'I. ' k '" t'A I ! , , A- Evenin ulletin ,1v; VOL. 1. NO. 158. HONOLULU, II. I., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20. 1895. PRICE 5 CENTO. VllMlll r' . I; TJBCE vei?ii? Bulletii Published every day except Sundny nt 009 King Street, Honolulu, II. 1. SUIlSCItll'TION HATKS. Per Month, nnywhero In tho Hn- wniiun Islands 3 Tfi Per Year. 8 00 Por Yenr. postpaid to Ameiicn. Canada, or Mexico 1000 Per Yenr, postpaid, othor Foreign Countries 13 00 Puynlilo Iiiviirliililv In Ailvnneu. Advertisements unncconipnnicd b) epecillc instructions inserted till ordered out. Advertisements discontinued before expirntion of specified period will bo charged us if continued for fidl term. Libernl nllownnco on yenrly iind hulf yenrly contracts. Address nil communications to tho edi torial department to "Editor Bulletin," Business letters hliould bo nddressod to "Manager Evening Rullotln." Telephone 250. P. O. Uox 8!). B. L. FINNEY, Manager. iridic. f" jri. t n IK 13 ') ON And Lmv Kl6n;.-!eint ciwr.o ay uw.mi Avar's Sar.?ftft:.3'(t'& Mr. r. j. ci.w.it:, of Wnlk.-i , iMMitl'i , r!let 'M -.ruts r.'o, i h.nt ,i i t i4 In hi'C - tlon iiuil I lv ! , ill 'i i.t-' i i - Witks; I is I !. ilili In i'ii 'i ti'Mlv.o'., lllll lli .lpilil . I.L.I lIK I.KH'I II' I'.ll I MiftVred iniuli noui I 'i,.h- ,tlj Ainv.,n . L yn W y KVSWM j - , "V ,X IVY fmllntvnnil 'Iv m-m-V.I ri" i f ttlti'iuit it ' in1, nut i ' rill i. V . nfti r . cm'! 'n1 . uili'i i I nt 1 "I -1 ill 1- Has civjil '-v'j.o, '' '. . . i.., MKilKlirlT..! ( AMM.tl.. I. v I M . ' . Hollister Drug Co., L'd, Solo Agents for tho Republic of Hawaii. Imports of Champagne In to the United States, FltOM JAN. 1ST TO JUNK 1ST, 1895. Casts. G H Mumin & Co.'b extra dry 30,831 Pommory & Grono 11,71)8 Moet & Ghaudon 9,008 Hoidsieck & Co., (dry Monopolo) 7.501 Louis llocdoror 3.4:38 Ruinurt 8.13G Terrier Jouot 3.28b Irroy&Co 1.785 Vvo.Olicauot 2,378 BouoheSec 992 Dolbeck&Co 728 St. MnrcOhUX 33t Krug&Co 270 Ohas. Hoidsiock 355 Various 5,119 Total 81,859 COMPILED FROM CUSTOM HOUSE RECORDS. Macfarlano & Co., Solo Agonts lor G. H. Muram & Co. for tho Hawaiian Islands. 124-tf ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. SOMi: LITKItAIIY HI MAINS oi' run ;i:at Mivi:usr. Collection ol' Letter From Vnlllnta the Vt riling "I ''lluvlil ISnlloin-" Horror ol Il'rl.irtu Wnr. " Vailima Letters; ho ng Conv poudonco Adtlre8Ht'd by Itobnt Louis StuvciiBDii to Sidney Colvin; Xovembor 1890-Octobor 1891." This is the title of n book of 3GG pages just published by Metlmon it Co., Loudon. Tho lottors wore not written for publication, al though, in answor to an inquiry from Mr. Uolvin, tbo author says in ono lotter that porhnpshis friond might initko n book out of them. Being dashed ofl at intervals be tween severe litorary lubors, iu altoi nation with spoils at weed ing, in tho circhn of which ho often speaks and discussion nud conferences over Sumoau affairs, the letters aro oharaotorized by a delightful abandon and that flow of gouinlit' which nono can ovor forgot who convorsod with tho wonderful story-toller. Thorn aro many political allu sions in the letters, with reloronco often to tho hot water Mr. Steven- son got into through his sympathy with Mataafa's cause. In one place he states tli.it he had posted up rules against evoutualities, one of which was that a cablegram should bo despatched to his fiioud in chsu the writer was deported. A few interesting extracts seltctod lioio and there from the book uro g ven below: Ju Soptombur, 1890, the follow ing ;h tho mictsivo of ono day: ' Ono more word tibout the South Sons, iu answer to a question I obsorvo 1 havo forgotten to an swer. Tho Tahiti part has uovor turned up because it baa never bton written. As for telling you whera L wont or when, r.r anything about Honolulu, 1 would rather die; that is fair uud plain. How can anybody caro when or how 1 left Honolulu? A man of upwards of loity cannot waste his tune in communicating matter of that indifference. Tho letters, it appears, are tedious; thoy would bo moio tedious still if 1 wasted my timo upon such iufantilo and sucking-bottle details. If over I put iu any such detail, it is bo cause it leads into something or serves as a transition. To tell it for its own sake, novor. Tho mis- tako is all through that I have told too much; I hud not Builioient confldonco iu the roador, and lmv oveifod him; and hero you are ane xious to know how 1 O Colvin I Suppose it hud made a book, all such information is givon to ono irlanco of an eye by a map with a littlo dotted lino upon it. Hut lot us forget this unfortunate affair. " On Novombor 29th, 1891, Mr. Stovonson is discussiug with his frioud his negotiations with pub lishers of difluront magazines uud tlio following refeienco to his at tack on Dr. llydo, in roforonce to Fathor Dainion, reveals the high Bpint of tho man: "1 should say 1 am the less willing to pass (Jhatto ovor, becauso ho behavod tho othor day in a very handsome mannor. Ho asked leave to re print Dumien; I gave it to him as a present, oxplainiug 1 cou d ro ooivo no omolument for a per sonal uttack. And ho took out my sharo of profits, and sont them in my name to tho Loper Fund. 1 o iu.d not bear after that to take from him any of that class ol books which I havo always givon him. Tell him tho saiuo tonus will do, O'ark to piiut, uniform with tho othors." Undor date of March 9, 1892, wo lind the following interesting 1 description of tho author's work ii croiting "David Balfour," one if his most entertaining stories. LMie spiittoring of collnqnjul rio"tlish words amidst tho even 11 iw of English is oxquihito: "Tako it not amiss if this is a wretched lotlor. I am eaton up with !mines. .Every day this wook 1 havo had some business impediment I urn now waiting a deputation of chiefs about iho road and my precious mornin" wiib shattered by a polito old scourge of a f'tipnlc par'iamout man oiiuiti begging. All tho time David Halour is helping along. 1 began it the 13th of inht m.-ntn; I liavt now tivtlvo chnptuis, sevoiity-uiiio png.-s ready fur press, t within an aco, and by tho tune the month is out, one-half should bo completed, and I'll be bick at drafting the second half. What niakfs me sick is to think of Soott t ruing out (7 hi Manncviny in thieo weeks! What a pull nt work: heavens, whit thews and HinowH. And here nni I, my head spinninji from huvinc onlv re-wiitton soveu not voiy diilicult l)ages and not very good when done. Weakling gonoration. It makes mo sick ot myself, to make such a fusli nnd bobbery ovor a rotten end of an old nursery yam, not worth spilting on whou done. Still, there is no doubt 1 tuiu out my work more easily than of yore; and I supposo I should ho singly glod of that. And if I got my book done in bix weeks, seeing it will bo about half as long as n Scott, and 1 have to wiito every thing twico, it would bo about tho same late of industry. It is my fair Jntontion to bo done with it in threo mouths, which would make mo about one-half the man Sir Waltor was for application nnd driving tho dull pen. Of the merit wo shall not lulls; but I don't think Davie is without merit." On May 27th ho talks about sottling to "David Balfour" the next day or the follow inc "like a littlo man. 1 wondor if anyone had ever inuio oiurgy upou sa littlo stiuigth? I know then, is a front; tho Samoa book can only incroiisc that I can't help it, that book is not written foi mo but tor Mis'' Mnnners; but I moan to brmk that frost inside two yoais, and pull oil' n big succoss, and Vanity whispers in mv car that 1 havo too strength. If 1 haven't, whistle owor tho lavo o'tl I can do without glory and perhaps tl o timo is not far oil" when 1 can do without corn. It is u timo com ing soon enough, anyway; and 1 have endured somo two and forty years without public shamo, and hud a good time as I did it. If only 1 cou'd secuio a violent death, what a fino succo wish to dio in my boots; no moio Land of Counterpiino for mo. To bo drowned, to bo shot, to bh thrown from a horso- ay, to bo hangod, mthor than piss again tlmingl. tl.at .slow dissolution. I fancy this gloomy ramble is cauiied by a twingo of ago; I put on au under-shirt yesterday (it was tho only one I could find) that barely ourao under my tioiiB-rh; and just below it a fine healthy rheumatism has now set tled liko a fire in my hip. From such small causos do thuso valu able considerations flow 1" July 13, 1893, wo havo Mr. Stovonson pleading with liia cor respondent to moot him iu Ha waii, and then ho talks of tho war in Samoa: "A man brought in a head to Mulinuu iu groat glory; they washod tho black paint olF, and behold ! it was his brother. When I last hoard ho was sitting in his houso, with tho hoad upon his lap, and weeping. Habarous wnr is an ugly business, but I bo lievo tho civilized is fully uglier; but Lord I what fun ! "I should say we now havo de finite nows that thero aro throe women's heads; it was diilicult to got it out of the natives, who aro all ashamed, and tho women all in terror of loprisals. Nothing has been dono to punish or dU graco those hateful innovators. It wa? a false report tint the hoad had bion rcturued." On the 13 It "Matnala diion away from Suvan," nnd on tho 17th, Mr. Kteiuiicon writos: "Then is no i'ii cei 1 1 ucw yot: I must sav. no m u could swear to my certain result, but tho sky looks horribly black for Mataafa and b- many of our friends along with hiin. Tbo tiling has an abominable,' a beast ly, nightmnie interest. But it's wonderful generally how littlo ono cares about tho wounded, hos pital sight, oto., things that used to murder mo. I was far moro struck with the oxcollont way things wero man.'ged; as if it had been a poep-show; I hold some of the things at an operation, and d.d not caro a dump.'' Concluding a lottor for tho mail on the 18th, ho says: "It is a rntoful thing, waiting for the new; it may come to a fearful massacre yot." One dav in Aucust ho replies iu playful petulance to his friond in EnilaDd: "No, I will not writo a play for Irving nor for tho divil. Can you not see that the work of falsification which a play dem inds is of all t'isks the must ungrilo ful ? .Audi have done it along whilo, and nothing ovor camo of it." Ho roverts i Hawaii in tho same letter: "Consider my now proposal, 1 muan Honolulu. You would got tho Atlantic and tho Rocky Mountains, would you not? for bracing. And so much los s"n ! A'id thpn yon could actually soo Vailima, which I would like you to. for it's beautiful and my homo and tomb that s to bo; though it's a wrench nut to be planted in Scotland that 1 can never deny if I could only bo buried in tho hills, under the heather and n table tombstone liko the martyrs, whoro the w lumps and plovers uie crying' Did you see a man who wrote the Stickit M'miUer, and dedicated it to me, in words that biougbt the tears to my oyos every timollonkod at them. Whoro about tho gravos i,f the martyrs tho whaups aro crying. llin heart remembers how.' Ah. by God. it does! Sing ular that I should fulfil the Scuts destiuy throughout, and livo a voluntary oxilo, and havo my hoad filled with tho blessed, beastly place all the timo" It may hero be rocallea that Mr. btovensou later, in al'cturo bofore the Honolulu Scottish Thistle Club, dovoloped the foregoing sentiment about his latter end in tho following pas sigo of must pathetic oloqueuco: "I lately received a book on , titled 'The Sticktt Minister' from a friond in Scotland. Tho dedi cation was wonderfully pathetic, so thut 1 could not road it with out a gulp. It was addressed to mo in tlio third person and bado mo romombor thoso places 'where abouttho graves of tho martyrstho whaups aro crying; his heart ro monibcis how.' Sow, when I think upon my latter end, as I do somotimos, especially of Into yours whou it seems tew imminent, 1 fool that when I shall eomo to dio out liero among thoso hoautiful IblnllUS, 1 snail u ivo ium aume- thing that had boon my duo my native, piodostiued and foifeited gravo among honest Scots sods, and I feel thut 1 bhull novor qu to attain to what Patrick Wulkor culls, in one of those pathotio touches 1 havo already spokon of, to my losting gravo, unloss it wore to bo on one of our purple hillsides, under ono of our old, quaint and half-obliterated tablo tombstones slanting down tho slope, and whero about tho graves of tho martyrs tho whaups uro crying my hoart romombers how." With tho excoption of tho first and part of tho socoud sontonco this pass igo, written by Steven son's own hand in pencil directly after tho delivery of tho locluie, is in the possession of thu editor of tbo Bulletin. Hero is tho only lotter written by Mr. Stevenson on Iiib visit to Honolulu shortly before return ing to his beloved Vailima to dio: "Waikiki, Honolulu. ILL, Oct 'J Jul, 1893. "Dear Colvin, My wife enmo up on tho steamer and wo go h imo togollior in two days. 1 am practical all right, ouly sliopy and tirtd easily, slept ve-iterdiy from 11 to 11 45, from "l to 2:30, wont to bed at 8 p. m., and with an hour's interval slopt till (5 a. m., cl so upon 11 hours out of tho -4 vo sail tomorrow, l am anxious to gd home, though tlrs has. boon an intoiostmg visit, and politics have beon curious indued to study. Wo co to P. P. C. on the 'Queen' t'lis morning; poor, rechii-o Indvvfu-rtui'ciMr injures que life ct. Had n rathoruunoyuig lunch on board tho Amoricin man-of-of-war, with a monibor of the P. G. (provisional government); and a giod doil of anti-royalist talk, which I had to sit out not only for my host's sako. but my fellow guests. At last, I took tho loul and chant'ed tho conversation. B. L. S. "1 am boing bustod hero by paity named Hutchinson. Seoms good." (In a foot noto Mr. Col vin says, in rofert-nco to this post script: "Too bust oxhibited in the New (.iiilliry Summer Exhib ition, 1895.") "Homo agdn'ho writ's from Vailima in Novombor, and in tho same lotter says: "1 cannot uu dot stand why you don't tako to tho Hawaii scheme. Do you understand? You cross tho At lantic in six days nnd go from 'Frisco in eevon. Thirteen days nt sea in all.' Tho front spioeo of "Vailima Letters" is a splendid wood-cut portrait uf Mr. Stevenson. WOMAN'S 'lOIflUtANCU UNION. I'roceciMttKK at the Annual Mcctlne Held Yeterili). Tho annual mooting of tho Wo man's Christian Temporanco Union of this city was hold yes terday aftornoon in tho parlors of ths Coutral Union church, about thirty ladies being present. Tho following officers wero elected to serve during tho ensu ing year: Mis. J. M. Whitney, president; Mrs. T. I). Garvin, Mrs. j tj, y Peck i. ml Mrs.P. C. Jonos, vice-presidents; Mrs. It. J. Greene, recording seoretary; Mis. Joidan, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. L. B. Coan, treusuror. Miss Chamberlain read a report on Temperance Literature and tho Wonau'B Exchange; Miss Nollio Judd on tho Lovui Logion; Mrs. Jordan on tho W. C. T. U.; Miss Mary Greon on tho Hawai mns and Mrs. B. J. Greoi o on tho work of tho W. O. T. U. during tho past year. Mrs. BosocranB, lately from Oborlin, Ohio, who is doing mis sion work among tho Chi ueso, gavo a short talk on tem perance work which was listened tj with interest. Miss Mary Green's report troit ed of mission work on tho islands of Maui and Hawaii, nud contain ed an account of her nojuttrip thero. o I olor lawcri Charles Ileado of Sun Francis co wMit on a fishing excursion iu April last, making a will beforo ho loft in which ho left all his proporty, worth two hundrod and fifty dollars, to his wile. It was a brief dooumont, expressing tho wish that his wifo should take possession without any process of law whatever, "as littlo or noth ing would bo left aftnrtho lawyers aro through." Ou a Sunday in tho latter part of Ootobor ho went on another fishing excursion and no. or returned. His curious will was presented fur probate, but doubt is expressed us to whether ho is dead. It wusroport-d when ho diKappoan'd tint ho had t'oiii nutted Btucido. DR. BOWIE OF THE BZLuiO ii:mi:s tiii: i.xisri:sfir ov mo. i. n on i hat vr.3i:i.. IiiturtlvuiMl on (in- i,ijeri on Uitiim t San irrunrluru from tlie Orient. Tho sto-iiner Kvandalo, which recently arrivod in Sun Francisco from Yokohama with the freight of tho Bolgic, had as lj,r only passenger Dr. Bowie, tho former surgeon of tho Bolg.c, who has boon accused of allowing tho cholora to be brought to Hono lulu ou that vossol, and who has also bton unfavorably commonted on for allowing tho bodies of throo Chinoso who died on tho passige to bo taken to San Fran-c-sco in hermetically soaled cof fins. Shortly after tho news of the outbreak in Hawuii arrival atSan Francisco Dr. Bowie tiok ,n;infm for Yokohama, and tho Mail Com pany gavo it out that ho had gone thero to establish himsolf iu practice Tho doctor found that the rosy hopes hold out to him wero not realized, so ho nont back to San Francisco by tho Evundiilo, whoio ho was at onco interviewed by a Call reporter. in laiKing uixnit tho Eclgic cahos tho doctor said: "Thorowns no cholera ou tho steamer and tho Bolgic's passengers never took it to Honolulu. Tho ouly cases of sickness wo had on board, wero simple coinn aints. nnd tho men who died had to thank weak constitutioui-. Opium and pneu monia wore tho principal troubles. The men that died were placed in lead collius according to an agiee- lueiu me Ainu company has with tho Chines Govrrnm-ut. uikI wore shippod bacii to Hongkong. That's ah thero was to the matter. I havo Miiruid toSau Francisao because 1 think thero is a bultsr liold for u physician than havo in Yo-kolmnia." Tlir. HATTAMllN Illlll.L. "'' Mmi- Sprtioior. to Union Siiuro Lhm Night. The members of companies A, B, C and E of tho national guard of Hawaii, constituting tho First Battalion, assembled at tho drill shed last evening, nearly all be ing present, and at 7:30 o'clock marcbod to Union Square preceded by tho band nnd passod in roviow bofoio Colonel .McLean. Dress parado with tho manual of arms was thou had undor tho Cdonol's command. Thou followed battalion drill under command of Major McLood, inning which mo lour companies woro put through various evolu tions, which they porformod with precision and accuracy, plainly showing that constant drilling is producing n g od tlloct. Tho bat tidion aftorwards .imrchod through King, Fort und Hotol stroots back to tho drillsbod, whoro it was dis missed. Nurd Alice. Thorong, "DjiA You Uemom bor Sweot Alico, Bon Bolt?'' which is boing sung in tho uu inorous porformnnces of "Trilby"' and the air of which was Intoly played horoby tboUawaiian bamf, is nu old one. It was written by I)r Thomas Dunn English, who in tbo Fifty-third Congress (1891 95) roproHoutod tho Nowatk (N. J ) distnot in tho lower house. It was published for tbo first time in tbo Now Mirror, Now York, own ed by N. P. Willis and tieorgo P. io1'18',.?," lllu ,U oi Soptenibor, IHIJ. Iho composer, who is now 7 )o,u of ago, is still living in Newark. ".;3r u. -ft t S! .' 4. ST -A ' ifa. . M-i " "lfft1 I' . 't .