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., .; TV. GOD. SAVE THE KING.
This day .3 the eleventh anniver
sary of the accession of King Kala
kaua to the throne of Hawaii, and,
as such, is to be observed as a Na
tional Holiday throughout the King
dom. In Honolulu the annual pa
rade and festival of the Fire Depart
ment, of which His Majesty was for
many years an active member, and
working with whom he was quite
lately seen at an important fire, will
be the chief public demonstration of
the day. jiVll his subjects and all
residents tn the islands, or every na
tionality and faith, and of every shade
of political opinion, will join with
us In wishing King Kalakaua many
happy returns of the auspicious day.
Twice since hs came to the throne
lias His Majesty spent this anniver
sary at sea, away from his home and
his people. In the first year of his
reign he undertook a visit to the
United States in the interests of his
country, and it was cot until 16th
February, 1875, that he returned to
Honolulu. But the first anniversary
of His Majesty's accession was not
forgotten by those by whom His
Majesty was surrounded, and could
hardly have been celebrated with
more ceremony in his capital. The
The U. S. S. Pensacola, then the flag
ship of Admiral Almy, was on her
way from Ban Francisco with the
Royal party on board, and the 12th
of February was "honored "by every
observance possible." At nine in
the morning the colors were hoisted,
the American at the peak, the Ha
waiian at the fore, and the Royal
Standard at the main, the ship's
band giving the national anthems of
both countries. The King held a for
mal reception' during the day, when
the Admiral and his staff, Captain
Gherardi and his officers, Hon. H.
A. Pierce, then U. S. Minister to this
country, and Col. Steiuberger, U- S.
Commissioner, were presented. Ad
miral Almy made a neat little
speech, and .His Majesty's health
was drunk in flowing bowls of foam
ing wine, the guns of the Pensacola
. accompanying with a royal salute.
That was ten years ago. Again,
six years later, the King was at sea
on the twelfth of February, on his
way from San Francisco to Yoko
hama, commencing his tour round
world. Circumstances did not favor
the celebration of the day on board
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A 1 .'II 11 .
whfch it was kept on the Pensacola
in 1375. But it was not forgotten
either on board ship or in the islands.
If JheKing were thus kept away
from his capital on these occasions,
he has reaped his reward. He can
look round upon the city of Honolulu
of to-day, and contrast it with that
vision of the city which must have
been often before his eyes ten years
V ago on the Pensacola, and may hon
estly claim to have had a large share !
in causing the almost magic change
which those ten years have brought
with them. And as he yesterday
- watched the sports, and gratified the
hearts of nearly a thousand people, a
new element in the population of his
Kingdom, he might remember with
, unalloyed satisfaction that visit to
v v Japan which, on the 12th of February,
' . 1831, he was on his way to pay and
' ain.claim a principal share in
- ; bringing about an immigration which
, like the Reciprocity Treaty had been
long talked of before he put his hand
to the task of bringing it about, but
which like the Treaty might never
have been realized but for his journ
From reign to reign, since the days
of Kamehameha L, there have been
great changes in Hawaii ; and if
King Kalakaua be spared to run the
fall term of mortal life his reign will
exceed them all in the magnitude of
these changes. We hope and trust
that the great prosperity of that
period of his reign which is past may
be continued to him and his country.
But even if this be not so, and that
adversity which so often follows pros
perous years should be our lot, the
elements of progress which have been
so successfully at work during the
eleven years since Kalakaua came to
the Throne will still be at work, and
in spite of all adverse circumstances,
will develope still greater and greater
changes as the years roll by changes
both material and social ; and as we
venture to hope always in an upward
direction. May God save the King
to see so much of his desire accom
plished while he lives.
Yesterday Messrs. Bishop & Co.
and Messrs. C. B.ewer & Co. gave
notice to the Chamber of Commerce
that they withdrew from the arrange
ment made some time ago to accept
silver certificates a? the equivalent of
gold. The Chamber met to consider
the matter, and addressed a memorial
to the Government on the subject.
the contents of which are withheld
from publication, pending receipt of
To-day we publish the conclusion
of an able letter sent us by one of the
most talented members of the San
Francisco press, giving one side of
the question between the public of
California and the men who control
the railroads in that State. Although
holding no opinion either way In the
controversy so vividly depicted in
this letter, we publish it because we
know that it will prove Interesting to
many readers here. To us it seems
to have a moral, viz: that the system
in vogue in British Colonies of the
Government owning the railways is
not without its merits. This is worth
thinking about in relation to the fu
ture of these Islands.
The Railroad in roll tic.
San Francisco, Jan. 29, 1885.
The next act in this extraordinary
political drama was the Democratic
State Convention to select delegates
to that party's national convention
for the nomination of President and
Vice-President. The members of this
body, smarting with a sense of injury,
not only re-affirmed the anti-monopoly
principles of two years before,
but formally " read out " of the party
the two recreaut members of the Rail
way Commission, whose impeach
ment and removal their representa
tives in the Legislature were unable
to achieve; and all those members of
the State Senate belonging to their
party, who by combination with the
seven Republicans, had caused the
failure of the extra session, together
with other of their own State officials
who had contributed to the same, no
result, They denounced all these
men by name, and declared them no
The corresponding Republican Con
vention, of which Mr. Estee was
chairman, was fierce and eloquent in
its denunciation of the failure of the
extra session. The platform adopted
by this Convention was in singularly
significant contrast to the Sacramento
resolutions of two years before. In
place of the ringing indictments
of the Railway was a single
'plank" relating to the matter, and
it meant anything, everything, or
nothing, just as one might choose to
interpret it. "With the exception of
the 41 tariff plank" the national
Democratic platform adopted at Chi
cago, no such feat of verbal jugglery
is of record. In short, the leaders of
the Republican party in California
had, in two years, abandoned every
foot of the advanced ground upon
which they had been forced by public
opinion, had laid down their arms,
and humbly submitted to the enemy.
So complete was their surrender that
they placed upon their electoral ticket
the name of Henry Vrooman, the
State Senator under whose leadership
the forces of the Railroad had de
feated the ob!ect3 of the extra session,
and every act of whose public career
has had the single aim of advancing
the railroad interest. This man, how-
ever, was arterwara punea aown Dy
the State Central Committee in com
pliance, it is said, with the demand
of an illustrated newspaper which
threatened to bolt.
The Presidential election in Cali
fornia did not, of course, turn upon
local issues. The Blaine electors were
successful, and they "pulled through"
nearly the whole State ticket with
which they were associated Con
gressional and Legislative. When
the returns were in, it was found that
the political complexion of the Legis
lature had changed. The Assembly
had a three-to-one majority of Repub
licans, and the Senate was equally
divided, not counting the Lieutenant
Governor, who presides, and is a
monopoly Democrat of the strictest
sect. Only one-half of this latter body
bad been chosen at that election ; the
others "held over." Among these
were five of the Democrats whose
subserviency to the monopoly had
caused them to be " read out " of the
party by the Stockton Convention, as
related. They are known as the
"read-outs," and their Democratic
anti-monopoly colleagues as the
"straight-outs." The Lieutenant
Governor is also a "read-out."
Directly on the meeting of the Leg
islature, the Senate became the scene
of a pretty quarrel, which soon grew
to an absolute dead-lock,and for some
two weeks all attempts to organize
were futile. It all turned on the
election of a President pro tempore,
an officer of no kind of importance.
There were three candidates: a Re
publican, a "straight-out" Democrat,
and a "read-out." A majority of all
the votes being required to elect, no
one could be chosen. The "read
outs" insisted on their man being
given them in recognition of their dis
puted Democracy, and as a salve
to their wounded feelings. The
"straight-outs" admitted that the
"read-outs" were human beings, b.;t
would go no further, and stuck to
thpir nwn man tn Mia hitter end.
The quarrel was finally adjudicated by j
the logic of Republican votes. The
Republicans, having a United States
Senator to elect, could not afford to
continue the war; they abandoned
their own man and went over to the
"read-outs'"! So after a long wrangle,
in which not a man of either party
seems to have been inspired by any
diviner motive than the meanest con
sideration of partisan expediency or
personal advantage, the Senate was
organized in the railroad interest.
The Assembly had been In working
order from the start.
The candidates for the position of
United States Senator to succeed Mr.
Farley, whose term was expiring,
announced themselves early. They
were ex-Senator and ex-Minister
Sareent, ex-Governor Perkins, and
Mr. Estee (The Democrats, not being
able to elect, did not put up a candi
date until a few days before the bal
loting, when they pushed forward
Mr. Hearst, the owner of their prin
cipal newspaper, a millionaire, a
"straight-out," and a nobody; and he
was, of course, promptly "knocked
out.") Of the three Republican as
pirants, Sargent was backed by the
more powerful and wealthy corpora
tions, and Perkins by all the others.
Each had some reason to expect the
support of the kingpin monopoly, the
Railroad, but for some mysterious
reason neither secured the advantage.
Estee had the backing of motley
character original anti-monopolisits
loyal to his past, personal friends in
different to his present and Railroad
jokers amusingly preparing his
future. The object of these latter
gentry, it soon became apparent, was
to keep all the candidates about even
in strength, so that none of them
could be elected. Their master, Le
land Stanford, was himself secretly
aspiring to the toga!
Think of it. Leland Stanford the
brains and soul of the Railway
power! The man whom hardly more
than two years ago the leaders of both
political parties had competed in de
nouncing with the entire wealth of
the vocabulary of indignation! The
man who dared not walk the streets
of San Francisco unattended for fear
of an enraged populace! The man in
whose defense no newspaper cared, or
dared to utter a word that it was not
paid with his gold to utter! It
seemed like a joke too imaginatively
exaggerated to be funny. -
Mr. Stanford did not go to Sacra
mento. He remained in San Fran
cisco, giving off column on column
of newspaper interview relative to
his intentions as a philanthropist and
public benefactor in founding and en
dowing a countless multitude of
charities, universities and museums
detailing to a reverent press the
various large benevolences to which
he meant to devote the remainder of
his life, and a carefully unstated
amount of his fortune. As for the
United States Senatorship, he not only
did not want it, but had promised
both Sargent and Perkins not to be a
candidate against them. In the
meantime, however, there was a
regular dispatch line between his
Nob Hill residence and Sacramento,
with statesmen passing up and down
like angels on Jacob's ladder. Not a
movement in his favor was made that
he did not personally direct through
the mau Vrooman, previously men
tioned. From the moment that his.
candidacy was made known, the
other aspirants had not "the ghost of
It is needless to recount the inci
dents of the struggle. By means
which anyone can conjecture for him
self, Mr. Stanford received the caucus
nomination, and yesterday, in joint
convention of the two Houses of the
Legislature, was elected b' a majority
of thirty-eight votes in one hundred
and eighteen one Republican being
excused, and one studiously absent
Such, in bald outline, is the
"strange, eventful history" of the
anti-railroad crusade in California.
Such have been its mutations and
vicissitudes. Such is the end of it,
apparently, and preferably. The
curtain which less than three years
ago rose upon this political spectacle,
revealing a tableau of terror and
storm the robber barons fleeing
from the vengeance of a whole people
in arms falls upon a peaceful picture
of the chief malefactor, his foot upon
the neck of prostrate and penitent
insurrection, his hands clasped pious
ly before him, and his eyes lifted in
adoration of his own greatness. The
feelings of Mr. Estee as he contem
plates the show, and reflects upon his
magnanimity last summer in devis
ing the policy of conciliation, and his
wisdom in forcing it upon his party,
one has not the hardihood to con
Au Indian paper says : Few sportsmen
have the good fortune to kill two tigers,
as if they were mere quail, in a few seconds.
Mr. Charles Barlow, of Mussoorie, is one
of the fortunate exceptions. Lately, when
in the vicinity of Khiree, Mr. Barlow, who
was out after tigers, bowled one over with
a buUet from the right-hand barrel of his
rifle ; just then another animal rose and
received his quietus from the left-hand
By order of HENRY R. MACFARLANE, ESQ..
I will offer at Public Auction,
At 12 o'clock, noon, at my Salesroom,
UNLESS PREVIOUSLY DISPOSED
OF AT PRIVATE SALE.
Those Splendid Iota on the Corner
of Beretanla and Pllkol St.
Subdivided as follows into House Lota, and
at the following upset prices, from which
there can be no variation:
Lot 1100 feet by 150 feet. Beretania Street.
Upset price, 91500.
Lot 2100 feet by 150 feet, Einau Street.
Upset price, $1200.
Lot 3 100 feet by 150 feet, Beretania Street,
Upset price, $1400.
Lot 4100 feet by 150 feet, Kinau Street
Upset price, $1100.
Lot 5100 feet by 150 feet, Beretania Street.
Upset price, $1400.
Lot 6100 feet by 150 feet, Kinau Street.
Upset price, $1100.
Lot 7100 feet by 300 feet, with the build
ings thereon. Upset price, $2400.
Lot 8100 feet by 150 feet, Beretania Street.
Upset priee, $1250.
Lot 9100 feet by 150 feet, Yqung Street.
Upset Price, $900.
Lot 10100 feet by 150 feet, Beretania Street.
Upset price, $1250.
Lot 11100 feet by 150 feet, Young Street.
Upset price, $900.
The upper lots were purchased by Mr.
Macfariane for a residence, and for the pnr
pose of improvement, it has had great care
and cultivation, so that at present it is well
covered by a large variety of trees, as well
as a choice collection of plant? and flowers,
all in bloom.
Among the fruit and shade trees will be
found the Traveler's Tree, the Royal Palm,
the Wino Palm, the Lemon Tree, the Fan
Palm, the Cocoanut, the Japanese Orange,
the Ponciana Regia, the Mandarin Orange,
the Fiz Tree, the Alligator Pear, the Alger-
oba and others. In Roses and Flowers there
are a great variety, which must be seen to
Water pipes are laid on in each of Lots
No8. 1 to 7, inclusive, and 50 feet of hose
will reach any part of them. These lots are
situated just in the centre of the Kalaokahua
Plains, on the principal street leading from
Honolulu, and are within twenty minutes'
walk from town, as well as being upon the
omnibus route to Punahou.
I shall offer them on very favorable terms
for purchasers, namely:
One'Fourth Cash, and balance in
equal payments of one, two, three
and four years, with interest at 7
per cent, secured by mortgage.
This division of payments, and low rates
of interest, allows one for a comparatively
small sum annually paid for four years, to
become the owner of a beautiful homestead
Parties desiring lots must make early ap
plication, as we Bhall sell at private sale to
those who first apply.
Plans of the property can be seen at ray
needs at Purchasers Expense.
E. P. AD AIS,
509 mar2 Auctioneer.
DR. BRODIE WILL REMOVE ON SATUR
day, the 14th Inst, to No. 81 BERETANIA
St., the premises formerly occupied by the late
HENRY MAY. 514 fel8
Horse Head, Pace's Private Stock.
And Hancock's Choice.
And he Is willinfj to part with a share of the
above to his friends (as a special favor) at reason
Notice to the Public.
Ice Cream will be served at the SARATOGA
HOUSE, on Hotel Street, until Further notice.
89-Open Daily nntil 10 P.M.
Orders received and carefully attended to.
Weddings and Parties supplied.
Oar cart with Celebrated Ice Cream will make
its usual route in the eveuicr. 466 tf
AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
Star Mill Co.. held February 4th, 18S5, the
following officers were duly elected to serve dur.
ing the ensuing year:
W. R. Castle President
J. B. Atherton Vice-President
W. G. Irwin.. Secretary and Treasurer
Jshn H. Paty - Auditor
W. O. IRWIN,
504 m&r4 Secretary.
CH 1 1
G. W. MACFARLANE & CO.,
Cor. Fort & Queen Sts.,
Honolulu; u. i.
Sole Agents for this Favorite Brand of
G. W. MACFARLANE & CO.,
f ' m. k4 tt . W V f CS9
HONOLULU, U. I.
Mole As;entsfor this Favorite Brand of
469 tf Jt w
Gr I TsT !
"Key" Brand Gin,
For Sale in Quantities to Suit,
At Lowest Market Rates.
23 Nuuanu Street,
By Jack Malone, he by Lexing
ton. 1st dam Ivy Leaf, by Imp.
Australian; 2nd dam, Bay Flower,
by Lextnpton; 3rd dam. Bay Leaf,
by Imp. Yorkshire; 4th dam. Imp.
Maria Black, br Philo da Putah,
By California, he by Monday.
1st dam, Queen, by Norfolk; 2nd
dam Duces, by Bulwer.
the Season. J ypor extended pedigree see
J Bruce's Stud Book, 3rd volume.
By Langford, he by Belmont.
1st dam Flora, by Cosmo; 2nd dam,
Fanny Harper, by Grey Eagle; 3rd
dam, Julia Ann, by Medoc; 4th
dam, by Imp. Eagle; 5th dam, by
Gallitan, etc., etc.
ALSO, THE CANADIAN CLYDE,
Terms. $30. Mares not proving In foal can be
returned next Season to the above horses free of
For further particulars apply to
E. R. MIXES,
Or C. W. MACFARLANE.
HAWAIIAN HOTEI. STABLES.
NEITHER THE CAPTAIN NOR AGENTS
of the BriUsh bark Dacca" will be responsi
ble for any debts contracted by the crew while in
G. W. MACFARLANE A CO.,
4C0 tf Agents Brit bark "Dacca."
Stallions at HarsMeld
The Entire Stock of Mra.
W. II. Wilkinson's Millinery
Store to be closed out by the
24th inst. The store will
open on Saturday next, when
the Choicest Goods will ba
displayed, and no reasonable
By order of the Assignees.
Brunswick, Balke-Collender Co.
THE MOST EXTENSIVE BILLIARD HOUSE JS THE WORLD.
Manufacturers of Billiard and Pool Tables.
Importers and Dealers in all kinds of Billiard Materials. Solo Agents for Hyatt Billiard
Balls, which will stand any climate. Ten Pins, Balls and Pins. Sporting
Goods of all kinds. Sole Owners and Patentees of the unrivalled
"MONARCH QUICK CUSHION."
the best in tho world for accuracy, correct angles and durability, and used exclusively for
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CGSend for Illustrated Catalogue and Price Llat.n
Office and Salesroom, 6S3 and 6SS Market Street,
SAN FItANCISCO, CAL. .
G. W. MACFARIANE l C3.,
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AlWi rlaBer Bnseh Br. iUfclfl Jf jff
Gold Medals and Premiums awarded Philadelphia, 187C; Paris, J878; and Amsterdam, n$3.
MACFARLANE & CO.,
Kaalmmanu Street, Honolulu, H. I.
A6EXTS FOU THIS
C. BIRKS & CO.,
53 HIGH STREET.
Eourioii, S. E.
Indents executed for all kinds of English
and Continental Goods, against Bank
Credits or Produce, facilities for drawing
against the latter. Agencies accepted a t 2 H
er cent on net amount of manufacturer's
invoices, including cash discounts varying
from H to 3 per cent. Purchases in ini-
orter's own name.
Twenty years' buying experience for
Eeference: Continental Bank, 79 Lombard
Sruet, E. C. 65 ap22
Fashionable Boot Maker,
No. 326 Eush St., San Francisco, Cal.
win fill orders In his line at the shortest possible
notice. Planters will find ft te their advantage to
call on MR. UTSCH1G before going elsewhere.
Afceuts for the Hawaiian Islands.
471 tf A w
GRAHAM PAPER COMPANY,
St. IO u Is, Mo.
Manufacture and Supply all kinds of
Flat and Isabel Pa
W. G. RICHARDSON
205 Leldesdorfr Street.
Telephone No. 47. SAN FRANCISCO.
X. B.Hpeclal Attention given t
Large Contract 474 tftw
B. F. E1ILERS A COMPANY navfar
this day assigaed all their property and claims te
us, the undersigned, we hereby notify all persons
owing said firm to make immediate payment.
E. P. Mable, at the store of B. F. Khlers A Co.,
on Fort street, is authorized to receipt for all pay
ments. 11. W. SCHMIIT,
Assignees B. F. Ehlera A Co.
Honolulu. Jan. 6, 1885 15s Xt
AND AFTER THIS DATE ALL OUR
accounts will be rendered monthly instead
of quarterly, as heretofore.
8. 3. LEVEY A CO.
Honolulu, Feb. Jnd, 1885, 497 tl