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THE DAILY PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER.
Thursday, January 15, 1?85 THE DAILY Pacific Commercial Advertiser IS PUBLISHED EVERY (HORNING. terms or ItrilSCRlPTIOK. eHJP DXOQlb 1 00 Dolly and WeeklvtwreUiar . to one smUscrlbw. - 13 03 fl3TSabscrijtJns Toynblo always in OommBTLfaatftMU faun all parts of tbs Elasdom Ui always ba very acoeptattj. Feraocg residing la nay part of tha U&Itsd State caa ramit t& amount of uhicrlntloa 9 y Pot OlDce money order." " ' ---- - Matter lai6&de3 for publication In the editorial colasias should be addresaed to Euros Paoxtzo Ckke;xai. avvebtiser." . Business comm ualcatloas aad alve raiments i4ald bt addressed simply P. C. AvrBTian.M aai not to Individual. 3STOTICE. Frem and after tbla date MR. A. M. ilELLIS will take charge of the entire distribution of tin daily and weekly Paotic Commercial Advkk -frees forjthe city ana suburbs. Mubscribers changing their residences will ple&se aetiy Mr. Mellls In writing. Papers wlU be, left where requested by aub acribers, and in order to avoid errors in delivery Ui carriers are instructed to adhere strictly to this rale. Papers sold on the streets for cash onlv. Commercial Advertiser OfHce,;October 1. 1884. THAT JOURNALISTIC RECE1TI0N. Following op our suggestion that the journalists of Honolulu meet for tte purpose of arranging ra welcome t be extended to Mr. George AugustH Sa' upon his arrival here, wo woul! suggest that Rev. S. C. Damon as tin Nestor of journalism on these island?, and Hon. H. M. Whitaey, the founder of the Pacific Commercial Advertiser, the oldest weekly paper publishedhere. be invited to call the meeting together at an early date. AT THE NEW HEBRIDES. J Labor Vessels and the Trade. The Information given us by De la Tour, together with visits to various vessels engaged in the 'labor" trade, and our own experience while in this and the Gilbert group of coral island furnishes' us with many interesting facts that may as well be presented as? a whole in this chapter. In the . first - place it may be. re marked that the New Hebrides havt been worked"- for labor for a ong time. The Australian Colonies have drawn large numbers away, as have Ihe Fijis, Samoa, Tahiti, and very lately the planters on the Hawaiian Islands have sent here, aud to the Solouaan Islands, lying further west, in quest of hands. As might be ex peered, the business at first was but little better than the African coast slave trade. Vessels were sent out from various points where planta tions existed to get a load of likely laborers, aud to getthem as cheaply and foVas long a period as possible. This meant that if a Captain brought back a full load of laborers no ques tions were 4asked as to where he go. them or how. They were there and remained for an indefinite period oi time five, ten or fifteen years, as the case might be only returning to finn their former homes in the hands of strangers if not aliens, their families scattered or extinct, and they them selves unfittetl by Increasing age, disease, or ahauge of habits for theii old style- of living. Many a one ! theio ; had only one thing to thanK their late, roasteror. He could say with the Merchant of Venice "the' villainy you Wact raVlVlTl execute, and it shall go hard, but I yill bettei the instruction." -The have exchanged their clubs and bows for tomahawks and rifles, and every season,, even now, they. manarre to murder some jf than?. whom they regard as their fcnfcmies They nave no idea of waiting until the actual perpetrator ot come out rage upon them is in their power, bu' take the first good chance that offer er killing the foreigner. Thisnece&aitatp.shexere'iae of grea' caution onUhe iiftyt those who are brought in coutat with them, eithei as "traders" or ''recruiters." Besides this, the governments tha' txore permit vessels to be sent for labor demand that they shall be offi cered by men who will comply with certain rules laid dowu for the bette; protection of the ' islander. In the first place,, every Colonial . vessel must now be fitted with comfortable "bunks"; or sleeping places in the bold," the. position amidships where the men and boys are located, must be partitioned off from the after part of the vessels where the females are. These partitions are arranged so as to insure abundant ventilation, aud for ward of ' the men's compartment art kept the supplies of food and article for the snip's use The number o! people a vessel is allowed to carry is in proportion to the measured space set apart for them, and an abundant supply of fresh water must be pro vided. - To insure tbe proper carrying out of these and other rules each Colonial vessel must carry a Government Re CiuitlBg Agent, without whom they are not permitted to engage a single person as a laborer. This agent's duties are many and responsible. Ho is required to go in the boats when they are sent to cruiso along shore for people, in order that none may be ''stolen," i. e , forced ititotlia boats against their will by any afloat or ashore and to gee that the "bonus" that is paid on recruit ing a raaa is fairly paid. He also, aud alone, i3 the judge as to whether those who offer themselves arc of proper age and In health. The agent must keep his "log," ia which he has to record, each day, tho course of the ship, state of the weather, number of Islanders on board at . 8 a. m., the ship's position at that hour, and the "general obser vations." From this log he makes up his report to his Government. au3 he is expected to do so without fear or favor. His attention is particularly called to the evil of lauding return labor elsewhere than on their own island. Tills, we gather, has beeu done quite too frequently, and, as in such cases, the people thus landed are invariably iespoiied of their effects, have their clothing stripped off, and are gener ally kicked into the "bush". by the coast people if, indeed, they are al lowed fo live it will be seen that great care should tie exercised to land them at their former homes. ..The agent is also - expected to t chat none of the labor being returned is unfairly detained on board the ves el, or coerced into re"enggiug for a erra of labor. This has been done more than once, masters of vessels leclariug it impossible on account of the weather to laud the people in the proper places, and frightening them into refusing to be put ashore else where, and then inducing them to re .urn to the Colonies as laborers. All explosives that the returning laborers are permitted to take back to their homes is placed in charge of, and put under lock and key by the Govern ment Agent. He sees to it that each package thus locked up is plaiuly marked so that it can be given to its owner when he is. put ashore. He also certifies to the labor contract acting for parties in the colonies and the laborer) being duly executed oy obtaining, where practicable, the certificate of a missionary, European Uesident or Chief Interpreter to that -fleet.- . - Finally he has to see that the quar ters occupied by the labor are kept clean, as well as the persons of the laborers themselves; that they re ceive a proper amount and kind of food; superintends their daily exer ciae; attends to 'them if they are sick, eases them as much as possible either in birth or death, and otherwise makes himself generally useful. It will bo seen from tho above that Government Agent on board of a vessel flying the English flag has con siderable to do, and that he is in vested with considerable power. In fact, in all matters connected with the "labor" he is the responsi ole party; and should he die during the voyage, or leave the vessel, she must return to where she sailed from o get another agent .before she can tance we know of anAgent's. leaving his vessel because the mate would not apologize, or the captain for him, for visiting another labor vessel lying in the same harbor for the purpose of abusing the females on board; aud the Queensland Government justified dm in doing so by haviug the mate tismissed. ,f . t. As regards the manner in which lie business is now carried on, it may. oe said that the vessels fitted are, as i rule, well found,' sea-worthy, and well officered. The , influences surrounding those who sail the vessels are, from the na ture of the business," more or less .de grading. White men (other than missionaries) cannot be brought into close persoual relations, with naked ravages for any length of time with out in some measure falling into their ways. Gross licentiousness,- aud its 1 1 most unfailing adjuac'tj'drunke'uess, is now often met with among them, uoih afloat and ashore. When recruiting labor, two boats t least go in company. These boats re mnned.witb crews of natives who are accustomed to the work, and .commanded by the officers of the ves sel to which they belong. AH bauds ire armed with rifles and revolvers, aud in No.' 1 boat is carried a "trade oox," filled with calico of gaudy pat terns, beads, tomahawk heads, am munition, knives, tobacco, pipes and matches, etc. These articles are used in purchasing -yarns, fruit, fish, and whatever else, is offered by tbe na tives, and also to give as presents to those wlio wish to go as laborers The Queensland vessels are required to carry rockets for signalling their approach to an islaud, or a small gun is provided for the same purpose. At first it might seem as though the fact of a vessel being off one of these islands, and withiu a mile or two of the shore, would be very quickly known to the inhabitants; but, a lit tie observation shows-one that the vegetation is so dense, the foliage of the trees so interwoven, that those who are living beneath it cannot see out at all. In passing along the shores of any of these islands one sees smoke rising from a dozen places in the forest, but not a sign of a home or human being is visible, except now aud then some of the "coast" people come out on the beach. The "bush men" and the dwellers on the coast are always hostile to each other, and so the former only come down out of tho moun tains by well defined paths in trav eling, in which they are not molested and for certain as well defined par poses; such as to obtain salt water in which to cook their yams, to collect sea-weed, etc. Tho boats, being properly manned and equipped, pull in towards the shore and cruise slowly along, touch ing at points where a "smoke" Indi cates the desire of the natives to trade or go in the vessel. At such places No. 1 boat is turned around and backed into shallow water, and kept afloat readv at any moment to pull ofTagain. No. 2 boat takes up a po sition, a little way out. across the bows of No. 1, so as to cover those in it. The natives generally crowd around tho stern of the boat ashore, eagerly guzingon the contents of the trade-box, and bringing forward, one by one, their yams and fruit. To be continued.) THE PANAMA CANAL. The Scheme Not as Visionary ns Some Would Have V Believe. Those who are anticipating a failure of the De Lesseps scheme shonld give due consideration to the fact tbat tbe total expenditure for the construction of the Suez Canal up to the date it was opened for traffic was S83.00O.000. of which $58,000,000 was for actual construction, and $25,000,000 for all other expenses. This would be at the rate of 1.08 per cubic metre. The total time occupied in tbe work was ten years. The amount ex cavated at the end of tbe eighth year was only one-third of tbe whole, tbe otbei two-thirds having been excavated in the last two years. The gross earnings ol the Suez Canal for 1883 amounted to $13,702,413, out of which a dividend of 17.3 per cent was paid to shareholders. The total amount of excavauon for tbe Suez Canal was 77,000,000 cubic metres. A liberal estimate for tbe Panama Canal is 110,000,000 cubic metres. Commander Goiringe, of Egyptian obelisk fame, has just written a letter to the New York Sun, in which he estimates that, at this rate tbe Panama Canal will cost about $120,- 000,000, nud be completed within five years, or certainly by January 1, 1890. Tbe work on it is now progressing at the rate of 750,000 cubic metres per month. Tbe progressive increase will bring this amount up to 15,000,000 for 1885, 20,000, 000 tor 1887, leaving 44,000,000 to be excavated in tbe last three years. During the last two years on tbe Suez Canal 55,000,000 cubic metres were removed. i Measured by the actual amount of work to be done, tbe Panama Canal is cot a very much greater undertaking than was the Suez Canal. The comparative disad vantage of climate and greater ,cost of labor is compen sated for by tbe experience gamed in tbe earlier work, improved machinsry, and the greater efficiency of labor. The problem presented on tbe Central American Isthmus differs from that presented at Suez in only one essen tial feature : At Suez there was no rain, and therefore no swollen rivers, nor streams, nor torrents to contend with, as there are at Panama, where a single niybt of rain, such as frequently falls at Colon, might destroy the work of months. We can form some idea of tbe amount of this drainage by tho fact that 118 inches of rain fell at Colon during 1883. To provide for conveying enormous volumes of water to tbe sea, while excluding it from the canal, is the greatest engineer ing feat that man has ever undertaken ; but Commander Gorringe believes that it will be successfully accomplished. It is true that up to July, 1884, only about one-seventeenth of the actual work of digging the Panama Canal had been accomplished, at an expenditure of about one-sixth of the estimated cost of tbe whole. Tho money has been spent on plant and machinery. Compared with the progress on tbe Suez Canal, this is a very satisfactory, result, and ought to iu spiro entire confidence in the ultimate success of the undertaking. Work on the' Pauama Canal is comparatively at least two years ahead of the work on the SubZ Canal. . Extraets from Honckonu: "Dally Press." The Chinese Government has granted the request of the officer in charge of the Foocbow defences that ho be stripped of his rank, and cashiered, for not driving the French away in their attack ; and have also sent Captain Lu Wen-Ching (who run away as soon as his vessel was bit by the f rench guns) to a militury post to do hard labor. A mandarin of the third rank, and a ' Commissioner " to boot, has been stripped of his rank because he was a Roman Catholic, " and must, therefore, have French proclivities." Ho is also charged with high treason. The Chinese are offering $1000 a month to foreign officers to officer their men of war during the French invasion. One official being -asked how long the Bervicss of these officers would be needed, whispered to interpreter, talk ee three moon." It seems the missionaries at Menchow suffered by the rate attack of the French on Foochow. . Their houses were burnt down because the houses of the friends of the incendiaries were burnt at Foochow by the firo from the French fleet. The ruins were being cleared away preparatory to re-building, and a show was made of . arresting those vfho had fired the houses. & ROYAL HSWfl NJ III) Absolutely Pure efcrencxh and wholesomensss. More com rrTtli v mnititiuto of low teat. eon Wieht,alumorpho9ph.tepowder-, SoioirtTia u . Botai. BASwa rowD&a Co.. 100 VftU&i V. Y. 2S0 It WELLS, FARGO & GO'S E X PE ESS MERCnANDlSK, PACKAOES, PAKCKLS, GOLD. SILVEK, BANK NOTES, BONDS. VALUABLE TAPER, ETC.. ETC., ETC. Forwarded by, Bapid Conveyance to all parts of the World and Promptly Delivered. FawraMB rates on Freight & Treasure ETPrompt attention given to Collec tions and Commissions of every descrip tion. G. W- MACFARLAME & CO., 352 tt Agents for Hawajan Islands. MAIL NOTICE. THE MAIL, BY THE STEAMSHIP " SCARI rOSA" will close at the PostofQce At 10 A.M.. This Iay, Jan. 13tn, 1S&5. A LATE LETTER BAG will be kept open till 1 l::u) A.M. to receive late letters, on which an addi tional fee of FIVE CENTS EACH LETTER must be paid. e" Persons mailing correspondence on the morning of the steamer's departure are requested tn stamp all letters beiore posting tnem. 3- Letters for REGISTRATION will be re ceived till 9 o'clock to day. II. M. WHITNEY, P. M. . Postofllce, Honolulu, Jan. 13, 1S85. 452 Jal5 St. Matthew's Hall. SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA. A SCHOOL r OR BOYS. UNDEKJMILITARV; DISCIPLINE. t Located in the oeautlfnl village of San Mateo, on the Southern Pacific Jt. K., 21 miles from San Francisco. "Established in 165. Fourteen In structors of reputation aud ability. The buildings are extensive, are heated by steam, and are in every way arranged for the health and comfort of the cadets. Trinity Session began July 24, and the Easter Session will commence January 8, 1885. For further Information and.catalogue, Just out, address REV. ALFRED LEE BREWER, M. A., 13ft Ja24 35-wJ27 '85 Principal NOTICE. The People's Ice Company, That Reduced the price of Ice to 1 cents per lb., Will be "prompt in commencing the delivery ef ICE to their new customers who have giTen their orders te be served on and after January 1st, MM. ' SW tf PETER DALTON, jSTo. 91 Kmcr St, Once more solicit! the patronage and support of those who for twenty years knew and aealt with him Plain Talk Pays Always. Peter has for many years worked for and en deavored to please every class of the community from the highest in the land down to the humblest of the working classes, and he can say tnat during that time he never made an enemy or lost cus tomer. Now he has again put his hand to the plow, and is as well able and willing to give honest work, good material, and lair value for money a ever vet waa doue in the Hawaiian Island?. Has always on hand Single mini Double Harness. Express Harness, Plantation Harness. Wnips, Spnrs, ' Chamois. Spouses, Brushes. And everything reqnlslle for the Stable. tt7"A full line of English and Sydney Saddles, Saddle Cloths, Blankets, etc., always m stock. What he hs,BOtjfot he can make. 29 mySMAw SfcStrttstncnls. JOHN. S. SMITHIES, r Accountant and Bookkeeper, OFFICK WITH MR. JOHN A. PALMER. In Campbell's Bloek. Honetula, Dec. 81, SMtf IMPORTANT ! l Petes 8axx & Sox (Homer Polk S&xt) are breeders and Importers ot EvrET varxTT of thoeocgksexd domestic lite stock. We have made this our sole business for the oast 14 TFAB3-. have imported 125 car loads from the Eastern and Middlo States to Cali fornia. (Home cfSce, Lick House, S. F.) We are auo dealers in grade amikaxs. es pecially sheep, and milch cows. We always sell at very reasonable prices and on con venient terms. By the "Ciaus Spreckels" arrived 9 head of "Holstein," "Short Horn," "Jersey" and "Ayrshire" breeding cattle, and witbin two weeks several crates of breeding Berkshire pigs and hogs. We expect to remain here two or three months or more for health and "climate" in the meantime will re ceive orders for any breed family or strain. oiooon bbeediko domestic animals, at isfactio!! GriBANTEED. OfScewith E. W. Laine, Esq., No. 34 Fort Street, Honolulu. Petes 8 axe and Homes Polk Saxe. ai0febll-rrebll ED. HOFFSCHLAEGER & CO., Offer for sale ex. Recent Arrivals, Genuine Champagnes, IN QUARTS AND PINTS. Of Joseph Perrier A Co'a Chatena, Carte Argent, Bouiy MouMeus, Mrand Vln Monsaenx. Carte Blanche maa. cror, Of Cbaa. Varre, Reims, Carta Blanche. Pry, 1 Brou Frercs. Superior Brandies, Of Gobtave Claudon, Cognac, M. Formont ft Co., Cognac, Otard Dupula & Co., Cognac, A. Oaudin & Co., Cognac. J. F. Cbeville. Cognac Best Hcnted'tint Utn, ia Stone and Glass Key Brand. Anchor Brand, Crown Brand, Of J . T. Beacker's Schiedam. Flue Port Wines, Sherry, Madeira, Malaca, bauternea. Superior Table Clarets, Fine liqnenrs Of Marie Brizard Roger, Bordeaux, such as: Benedictine, Maraaauin. Creole de Pralines OriUees, a la vaiiille, Creme de Cacao, Chouva a la vanlUe, Orange Bitters, Curacao. traMbtirff Steer, In Quarts and Pints. ALSO Oennlne If nnila Cigars, Nuevo Habanos and Cheroots. FOR SALE BY Ed. Hoffschlaeger & Co. 23S 1an27 OFFICE OF J. E. WISEMAN. IN 1879. DEPARTMENTS. Km PXXY MENT AOKKT. Llfi ISeUKAKCK AOEKT, FIBK I.HBCKAXCK AOEJTT, RaILBOAD ASKXT, Advertising Aoknt, and Gknkkai. Business " Aent. Almo, Ctjbtom HorsE Broker. Mosev Broker AXS BOl'SB aaoKEB. Campbell's fireproof Building, 28 MERCHAm STREET- Telephone 173. I. O. Box 313. Honolulu H, I. WISEMAN Buys and Sella Real Estate. WISEMAN Leases and Rents Property f ail kind. WISEMAN Collects Renta. Pays and Discharges. Takes Insurances, and attends generally to Property Owners' interests. WISEMAN Is the only recognized Passenger Agent for the noted Chicago, Burliuton and Qutocy Route. WISEMAN Attendit to Custom House Business; Enters Goods, Discharges FTelght and Dutr Bills, and Delivers same. WISEMAN Finds Employment for oil seeking work on tbe Islands. WISEMAN Attends to Books and Accounts: the Distribution of Quarterly uuis aad collects the same. WISEMAN Loans Money on good Real Estate Security. WISEMAN Insures your Life and protects you in Losses by Fire in the best Companies Ui the World. WISEMAN Is known to be the only standing General Business Agent u the Hawaiian Islands. WISEMAN Answers all Correspondence of every Business nature. WISEMAN Receives orders of every descrlplton from the Various Islands, and atteods to Shipments Promptly. WISEMAN 'S ofHce is conducted on Sound Busi ness Principles, and all Patrons find him Energetic and Attentive to their buslnew wants. Give Wiseman a Call. XT3-rJ ESTABLISHED atimtismcnts. Y) I II H , -:o:- READ ! READ ! :o:- Jut Bttthed by It Steamer one UM.HSaf.lBiniB'SttlimTOf Ladies Apron?, KT" Infants' Bobes, " Era were,"" . Children Cbemh; ' " " Skirts, s Ckns, "' " " ' Apt ens, " Cloaks, " Skirts, " Drawer, " Dresses, Sacqncs. J " - Skirts, Shawls, Collars, Sun Bonatta, " Chemises, Fiehues, " Waists " Gowns " CI eniie8, . Drews, " Wrapper Corset Covers " Cloaks, EE?" Calico Wrappers, ' GT" ALL. THE A BO V IT. -:o: "We also would state that we are constantly receiving new and desirable styles of goods direct from the manufacturers, and that we shall spare no exertion to meet, by prompt attention, low prices, aud the best of goods, you entire cona-letice. Orders from the other Islands promptly attended to. TEUPLE OF FASHION, NOS. CI AND 63 FOKT STREETS. LEWIS & CO., (SUCCKSfrORa TO KENNEDY CO. FAMILY ISTos. 67 and 69 Hotel Street. Just Beeeived ex. S. S. Karlposa. California Crapes, " Dried Figs, Smyrna Figs, b. boxes, California Pears, " Dried Cherries, French Prunes, Cibel's Extract beef, Canvas Covered Dried Beef. Germea, for Breakfast, AND A FULL LINE OF " " 1 lb. boxes, Spired Lambs' Tongue, Cape Cod Cranberries, STAPLE AKD-.FAKCY GEOCEKIES. :o: Prices Low and Goods Guaranteed. Free Delivery to all parts of the City. tir Island Orders Telephone No. 240. tfj mil FIRE OFFICE F LONDON, ESTABLISHED 1710. 'I INSURANCES EFFECTED CTOS KVEBi description of property at the current rates of premium. Total fum Insured in 1883 - - 310,421,000. Claims arranged by the local agents, and paid 1th promptitude and liberality. The Jurisdiction of tbe Local Tribunals recognize " G. W. Macfarlane &.' Co., 353 tf Agents for tho Hawaiian Islands. QUARTERLY BILLS. JOHN A. PALMER, Will Distribute and Collect (tl'ARTEKLT BILL. Als Attend to General Office Work. OFFICE CAMPBELL BLOCK, Room No. 7, Upstairs. 120 deel NOTICE,. Eeal Estate For Sale. T Y VIRTUE OF A POWKK or Ai iuuflin l from thf heirs of the late George Prarht, of Kau , Hawaii, I sba.l t.ffer for tnie at pi blic auc ttoti at 12 W. on Tuesrtay, tbe 20tn day of January, A. D. 18k5; on the premises, me following racnoto property, with the buildings thereon wtuaica On tort Street. Honolulu, To wit: Northwest fronting I ort street, 93 $ feet. thence running Northeast VC'-j leet. tnence lMUn- eaat 4 feet, thence Southwest 97 feet, the same hoinir rfimnriMd of h nece or parcel m man originnlly granted to Kihiipua by Royal Patent No. 135. and there more fully d scribed as Apana 2; and also and adflith rally apiece or parcel of laud convt- ed by a certain d ed from M. Keku auaoa to Kihlipuu. recorded in Jlht r 4,piKsl55 and 155. and beinc bargained and sold unto Edwin Jones aforesaid, by Mary Susaii Jones and Johi, B Jones. of Lahuina, ilaul.tiy the deed or convejance dated the 6th day of October, A.D. 1881. and re corded In the Registry of Deeds tn said Honolulu in book 70 on paxe 2os. Ann caul property sow Dy Edwin Jones unri his wile to tieorge frntnt, as per deed recorded in liber 70, 1 ncs i- ano lo'j. The 6aid premises are leas d for a term of five years from tlie inn cay oi jiunu. i n.f iJthly rmttil tl thiity lite f2l) dollarsper month, payable ninthly, e.r.d the rent Is paid up to January 10th, lftsa. The said premises are in good order and a very rif Kirablc location. The terms of sale are cash and the deed at the expense of the purchaser. G. W.C.JONES, Attorney hi fact of the Leirs of the late George Tracht. eSFor further particulars apply to 338 jan 20 W. C. PARKE. Offices to Rent. THE LARGE AND AIRY UPSTAIR OF. flees in the Spreckels Block,ust completed, on Fort street, are now offered tor rent. For terms apply to -2 mar 11 WM. G. IRWIN CO. HAWiIl.t. IWKSTJIEST a AGENCY CO., (Limited.) Money Ixanetl on First Class Securi ties, for long or short period. Apply to w. L. GREEN, MaDuger pro teni. (XKoe on Queen St., over O W. Macfarlane A Co. 198-tf , A i) HiH. READ ! of I lie Turvit Invoice t COOIS HE ABE ABLE TO OFFta AS SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS. GROCERS, California Apples, Fresh Boll Buttar, " Pickle " " Eastern Oysters in tbe tin and shell. Solicited.- r.o,nxaT. TT Shipping. OCEANIC STEAMSHIP CO. THK NKW AND ELEGANT HTEAMSHIPft 'MARIPOSA' & 'ALAMEDA Will leave Honolulu and Saa Francisco on the FIRST and FIFTEENTH of each month. PASSENGERS may have their names booked ' in advance by applying at tbe office of tbe Agent. PASSENGERS by tbla line are hereby notified that they wUl be allowed 250 pound of baggage FREE by the Overland Railway when traveling East. . EXCURSION TICKETS tor round trip, X. Good to return by any of the Company's steamers within ninety days. MERCHANDISE intended for shipment by tula Ine will be received free of charge, In the Con pany'a new warehouse, and receipts issued tor name. Insurance on merchandise la me ware. ouse will be at owners' risk. WILLI A3 CI. IRWIN CO., PACIFIC MAILSTEAMSlilP 0 TIME TjlBLE. PACIFIC MAIL S.S;C0. For San Fran else .On or about January It, lit Australia. For Auckland and Sydney i City af Sydney On or about Jan. t4. m.tfsU DIVIDEND NOTICE. A DIVIDEND OF THREE DOLLARS PER share is due and payable to the shareholders of tbe lnter-1 stand Steam Navigation Company, on the 14th instant, at their ofhee on the Kaplan, ade. J. ENO, Jr., 451 Jal5 - Secretary. ATTENTION ! TV IKE AND SriBIT . MERCHA T9. Mintntt Street, Honolulu, IT. I. Offer for sale at Lowest Market Rates, ' George Uoulet Champagne, pints and quarts, ' -Chas. Farre " " Carlton Frere " Fine Old California Brandy tla bulk), Pure Virginia White Rye Whiskey, Budwelser Lager Bier, pints and quarts. A Large and well Selected Stock of ' ' .' ALLS, BEERS, ' v WIJCES, SPIRITS, Etc. Always on hand and for sale at prices that aef competition. Country erdera solicited. AU goods guaranteed. ' Telephone No 46- I. O. Box M2, ' 'IM-'rf - - F1EETH PEACOC