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PACIFIC COMMttittUAl- AiJVKimBlSU, WiUiT ttu,
BOAIID OF HEALTH SOT1CE.
KapplJes lor the Leper Settleuieut
No. 1. To supply monthly 2,500 bundles pt.Ui,
each bundle to contain 21 pounds paiui, to be de
livered rcKuinrly every vveek.ut ttieruteof Ave or
six liundred bundles, tit the I.eper ."Stilenieut.
No. 2. To supply monthly from 30 to ii hcid of
(at rattle, to drewi not l-.s than MO pound each,
to be delivered at the I.eper t-llJ(-aieu t.
No. 3. To supply monthly 100 fat shetp, to dress
not lens than 35 pound each, to he delivered at
the I.eper .Settlement.
No. 4. Jo supply monthly 4,oo0 pounds rice.
No. 1 or No. 2, at pt pound.
No. 5. To supply monthly
o0 r-ounds tiour, at
No. C. To supply monthly 1,"00 pound.-! medium
bread, at per pound.
No. 7. To supply monthly SOU pounds No. l!'
isiani suk'ur, at per pound.
No. ft. To supply monthly ." barrels salmon, at
per hai rel.
No. fl. To supply monthly Do han, each 100
pounds. Island Halt, ul per hag.
No. 10. To supply monthly 100 gallons kerosene
oil, UV per gallon.
No. 11. To supply monthly S00 pouuds oui, at
Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 1 1, to he delivered in Hono
lulu, samples of senile to be furi,i.,hed when ten
ders are sent in.
Tenders for the ahove, marked "Tenders for
supplies for the I.eper Settlement," must be sent
in to the office of the IJoard of Health not iater
than August 31, IHSri, contract to commence on
October 1, 116, and to last twelve months.
W.VLIEi: ML'UKAV CIISSON,
lreideiit Board of Health.
Honolulu, July l.", 1 -tHfi. d&wtf
10 KT OF HONOLULU, 11. 1.
A KKI VM..
Saturday, August "H.
It M 8 S Mararoa tIJrit), James Edie, 12 das
from Auckland, N Z
Stmr Likelike, Lorenzen, from Kahului
Stuir Mobolii, McGregor, from Molokai
Hchr Itainhow, from Koolau, Oahu
Schr Kulamanu, from l'nua
St xuAV, August 20.
Htrar Kinau, Kim?, fiom Maui aud Hawaii
Stmr Waialeale, Freeman, from Kauai
Stmr James Makee, Weir, from Kauai
Stmr C It Bishop, 1,'haney, front Haiuah.ua, Ha
waii Am bktne Malay, Morehonae, 2!) days from
Uurrard's Inlet. U (J
i::i kt i'Kix
Saturday, August 28.
RMSS Mararoa (Briti, Edie, for San Francisco,
at 8:50 p m
Stmr Vaimanal -j. Nelson, for Walmanalo,
Schr Mile Morris, for I.anai
Hchr Mary E Foster, fi.r Waimea. Kauai
Is I,mi vini; T-Iu.y.
Stmr Likelike, Eorenzeu, fur Kahului, Hana
aud Kaunakakai, at 5 p iu
Stmr Mokolii, McUregor, for Molokai, at 5
Haw schr lieueral Seij;l, Sanders, for French
Schr Leahi, for Hanalei, Kauai
Schr Manuokawai, for Koolau '
Schr Hawaiian!, for Koolau, Oahu
Schr Mana, for ilonomu
Tern Ke Au Hou, for Knw, Maui
Schr Sarah and Eliza, for Koolau
seli ixi Pert Trout Forelsu Ports.
French schr Hammonia, C Arnand, from
Haw scbr General Seigel, Nelson, from Jaluit,
Ger schr Mary C Bohm, P Bohni, from Yoko
hama, via Kauai
Am bktne Discovery, H Meyer, from San
OSS Australia (Haw), H Webber, from San
Am bk Fred P Litchfield, Bartlett, from Hong
kong Haw brig Allie Howe, Vfm Phillips, from
Am bgtneClaus Spreckels, E P Drew, from San
Am bk California, Chas Davis, from Port
Townsend, W T
Am bktne Malay, Morehouse, from Burrard's
e.el Eif eie.l rri F4rijjii Porn,
Brit bark Isle of Erin, Nicholson, from Liver
pool, due July 15-31
Am bark Edward May, Johnson, from Boston,
due August 20-31
Brit ship Am ana. from Liverpool, due August
Bol bark Don Nicolas, Ross, from Port Towns
end, V T, due July 2J-31
Ger bark Pacific, OltmaD, from Bremen, due
Brit bark Ironcrag, from Liverpool, due Octo
Brit bark W H Watson, from Liverpool, due
Am bk Nieolas Thayer.Crosby.from Newcastle,
N S W, due at Kahului August 18-25
Am bk Elsiuore, G W Jeuks, from Newcastle,
N S W, due August 20-30
Am bk Pacific Slope, Barnes, from Newcastle,
N S W, due September 10-25
RMSS Mariposa (Am), H M Hayward, from
San Francisco, en route to the Colonies, due
Am bttne Planter, W It rerrimau, from Port
Townsend. W T, due Sept 13-20
Am ship Melrose, Kalo, from Port Townsend,
W T. due Sept 1-15
Am Urgtne Salina, Blake, from San Francisco,
Am schr Anna, Williams, from San Francisco,
for Kahului, due August 28-30
Am bktne Amelia, W Newhall, from Eureka,
Cal, due Angust 2.r-28
Am tern J C Ford, from San Francisco, due
Am bk Martha Davis, F M Benson, sailed from
Boston August 7th, due December 1-2J
Am bktne Klikitat. R D Cutler, from Port
Townsend, W T, due September 5-10
I . .N K XUEKK.
From windward ports, per stmr Kinau, August
29th From Volcano; A Wessel, E Page aud wife,
Dr A S Condon. J Withers, F L Cox, Tnoa SalTrey,
wife, 2 children. Miss H Saffrey, W Inaina, Wtil
Brasn. from mio aau way ports: n n n l-na-cess
Kaiulani and two servants. Miss LC Robert
sou, Miss Helen Ladd, Mi?s Mabel Ladd, Mrs W
M Giffard, Mrs Sam Parker and fonr children.
Miss Mary Low, Miss Clara Low. Mms Stella
Kaaua, Miss Hattie Needham, Miss Nita Neu
mann, Miss Agnes Neumann, Airs F P Hastings.
Miss L Fitzsiiumons, Miss Nellie Lowrie, Miss
Minnie Brown, Saml Damon, Win Foster, J
Tucker, J Nawahi, Captain O W Wilfong, J Stup
plebeen, Armstrong Smith, Prof L Hn Slyke,
iMra L Aseu, W H Daniels, Kev J Kalama, T W
Everett and wife, Eev WO Merritt and wife, Dr
Tlwai, Miss Maria iuka. Miss Stella Keomailani,
Miss Maile Nowlein, Miss Loui.-e Hart, J G
Howie aud 106 deck passengers.
From Kahului, Lahaina and Hana, Maui, rer
steamer Likelike. August 28th Major W U Corn
well, A Young, Sr. and wife. Misses Young (4), K
Young, Kev A Duncan, M E Silva, Mrs P O'Sulli
van. Miss F Fernandez. G S Roseuian, Miss
Brewer, Brothers Mathias and Jmes, K Ballen
tine, H B Wentworth, J Taylor and wife and llu
From the Colonies, per steamship Mararoa,
August 28th C Brown. E Kower, D Haarty, W
J Wilson, Mr and Mrs Gilbert and lamily and 9u
passengers in trauit.
From Hamakua, per steamer C K Bishop, Aug
nst 2'Jth J Mars Jen, 11 H Moi.re, H Cooper, J
Wright, A Arnemanu, W Kickard, .Ia-;er Wode
konse aud 27 deck passengers.
From Kauai, per steamer Waialeale, Angust
2'Jth H Waterhouse, Heiurich voc Holt, Miss
Marie von Holt, Miss Bertha von Holt, Captain J
Boss, John Brown, W Brede, J H Cooke, Mrs
Wilson, Mrs C Christian, LA Andrews, Chas
Greenfield aud 58 deck passeugrr.
For San Francisco, per steamship Mararoa,
August 28th W M Rose, Edward timton, G
Hughes, Mrs Robert More, Miss J Brown, R R
Hind, wife and son. Miss J Judd, H R Arm
strong, Chas Gary, J Bowler, 21 steerage passen
gers, aud iKi passengers in tr.nnit.
Tbeachooner Eul&iuanu arrived from Puna,
Hawaii, August 2Sth, with 52 cords firewood and j
Hi bundles tri. She leaves again for Purr next ;
The schooner Manuukawai brought
rice, 200 bundles awa, loo !ai rice bran -ad 10
packages sundries from Koolau, Oahu, August
The sccoonei Mary E. Foster took about 100 '
tons cf coal fr Waimea, Kauai, August 25th. !
Tie schooner Wallele brought 1C0 bags surar
f rem Kuan, Haul, August 23th. She also brought j
the old moorings, with the chains, from Euau and J
Maliko. They we brought hre for repairs.
The steamer Likelike brought 508 bags sugar
iroui nana, Jiaui, august stn. an leaves again !
Th Culon Company's Royal Mail steamship
Mararoa, Captain Jaxnaa Jie, arrived in port
August 28th. at 4 o'clock p. tn., 12 days from
Auckland, N. Z. Sailed from Sydney August I2th
at 4;37 p. m. Experienced moderate northwest
winds till arrival in Auckland, on August ICth
at 12:13 a. m. Sailed again on August 17th at
3:20 p. zu. Passed the Alameda on the leth at
3:lo p. in. Arrived at Tutuila on August 21st at
10.48 a. m. Started again at 11:45 p. m. the same
day for Honolulu. F.xper enced southwest and
northwest winds to 16 deg. S.; thence molera.e
southeast and fresh nrthvui
She brought a light cargo for here, and after tak
ing in coal sailed for San Francisco at 8;30 p. in.
The steamer C. It. Bishop, Captain F. S.
Chaney, brought 3,600 bags sugar and 55o bags
paddy from Hamakua, Hawaii. August 29th.
The American barkentine Malay. Captain G.F.
Morehouse, formerly of the British ship North
Star, arrived in port August 2yth, 2o days from
Burrard's Inlet. British Columbia. Experienced
fine, moderate weather and calms the entire voy
age. She brings 200,000 feet lumber from Bur
rard's Inlet and 8u0 tons coal from Departure
Bay for Messrs. Allen & Robinson. The Malay
sighted a bark a week ago steering for this port,
supposed to be the Don Nicolas.
The barkentine Discovery expects to leave to
morrow with sugar for San Francisco.
The steamers Likelike and Mokolii will leave
this afternoon for Maui and Molokai.
The Hawaiian schooner General Seigel, Cap
tain F. Sanders, sails to day for the French
The steamer Waialeale arrived from Nawili
wili, Kauai. August 29tb, one hour ahead of the
steamer James Makee, which left Nawiliwili
three and a half hours before her. She brought
1,500 bags sugar, 142 hides, 100 bags pia, 20 ba-s
rice, 2 horses and 42 head cattle from Makaweli.
Iteports fine weather.
The steamer Kinau brought 3,447 bags sugar, 16
bales wool, 1 borse, 5i4) goat skins, 50 hides and
180 packages sundries from windward ports.
She leaves to-morrow.
I.ejjUlat 1 vt- A4cmtlj KiKlit.v-eilit ti
Saturday, August 2Sthi
The House met at 10 a. m. Prayer
by the Chaplain. At 10:35, there
not being a quorum present, on motion of
Hon. Mr. Cleghorn the House adjourned
to 10 o'clock Monday morning.
Iieingold draught beer at the Commer
The Eastern Extension Telegraph
Company will undertake, under arrange-
( ment with, the Queensland Government,
to lay, within four months from the
middle of August, two cored cables be
tween Thursday Island and Cape York.
The Marine Board have announced
their decision in connection with the in
quiry into the Ly-ee-moon disaster. The
certificate of Captain Webber has been
cancelled, and that of the third officer,
Mr. Fotheringham, suspended for one
Tlio schooner Condong capsized Au
gust loth off Port Stephens. Two of the
crew were drowned. The others on
board were rescued with difficulty.
It is believed that Caffrey, the Great
Barrier Island murderer, has been seen
in Gippsland, and the police are now en
gaged in searching the district.
A Ilotoma dispatch of August 12th says
that the Black Tarrace Geyser is again
active, and is now developing into much
greater magnitude, throwing up large
quantities of mud, stones, and splendid
specimens of petrified wood.
The census for 18S." shows that deaths
amongst Fijians have exceeded the
births by 588. There were 1,151 mar
riages and 24 divorces during the year.
Maciu, the Fijian who murdered the
Buli of Bureta, has been found guilty
and sentenced to death. Several others
who assisted him received sentences .of
ten, seven, and three years.
The German warship Albatross re
turned to Sydney August 10th from a
cruise in the Pacific Seas. She reports
that she shelled villages on several
islands where Germans had been mur
dered, and killed and wounded forty
The Government have under consider
ation a plan for the celebration of the
centenary of New South Wales.
A London dispatch says : Baron Mik
loudo Maclay denied that he is prepar
ing a colonizing scheme for the formation
of a Russian settlement in New Guinea,
lie explains that he is merely arranging
for the emigration of Russian servants to
Volcanic action at Rotomahana is ex
ceedingly quiet, and there are onlv a
few puffs of steam appearing at long in-!
tervals over the hills.
The Union Company's Koyal Mail
steamer Mararoa arrived from the Colo
nies on Saturday afternoon somewhat
ahead of time. She left Sydney August
12th and Auckland on the 17th. On the
ISth at 3:10 p. m. passed the Alameda,
and touched at Tutuila on the 21st. The
Mararoa brought nine passengers, the
mails and a small quantity of freight for
this port, and had ninety passengers in !
transit tor san rrancisco. filter taking
on some freight, passengers and the
mans, tne mararoa leicior can rrancisco j and gratification he had afforded to his
at 8:30 o'clock Saturday evening. Mr. ' Mloyv VovaKere for so agreeablv break
H.K.Armstrong was among the num-: the tedium of their voyage. "
ber of passengers who left by the .Mara- j b
roa for the Coast, and a large assembly j Ask for Val BlaU Milwaukee lager beer.
ol his friends were present to lul turn
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
RcinguM take-! the lead.
College will open it fall
i term thi-i morning.
New cn!irei! v-r-tei and Oriental laces'
at N. . S"a ii
Kl Fort trett.
L'nia-an-hied shirts, this week only, at ZJ
cents each, at Chas. J. Fishel's.
A few more of those 85 shoes left at
FUhei'-;. Call early and save money.
The book of the season. The Ho5olit.
ALMASAC ANll DlRF.CTOKY FOR Price,
Still further reductions this week at the
j great inventory aie at Chas. J . FL.-hel's
Latest novelty cream and ecru em
broidery skirting, with edging to match,
at N. b. Sachs', 104 1'ort street.
A Portuguese hack driver wa- arrested
and taken to the Station Hou-e yesterday
for being drunk and upettiiif; hi hack.
Jersey waists in light blue, cream and
pink, at very low prices, at the 1'npular
Millinerv lloue, N. S. Such-, proprie
tor. Canvas cloth, a few pieces left, at 15
t ents per yard. Ara.-eiie md chenille, a
.small stock left, at 25 cent-por ounce, at
The Kev. II. F. U. Whalley has been ap
pointed Principal of the iovernment Eng
lish school. Kohala, Hawaii, in place of
Mr. K. N. Dyer, resigned.
Mr. Jas. Welsh, of the Commercial
Saloon, has jut received a few cases of the
famous lteingold Draught IVer, now all
1 the rage in 'Frisco. Keingoid takes tin
Last Saturday morning two of the Cus
tom House guards captured twelve half
pound tins and two botiles tilled with
opium secreted in the forward part of the
brig Allie liowe.
No book ever published contains so much
reliable and valuable information regard
ing the Hawaiian Islands in u h small
compass as the Hoxoli lu Almanac anx
Directory. 18,S(. IV ."e. fH) cents.
The Dully Malt Whisky Company sub
mit their Duffy's Pure Malt Whisky to the
analysis of any intelligent chemist, and
challenge the discovery of fusel oil or other
noxious ingredients or adulterations.
The Right Itev. the Iishop of Honolulu
leaves by the Likelike this afternoon for
Lahaina, Maui, and the island of Molokai.
At the latter place the Bishop will hold ser
vice and administer the rite of holy bap
tism to a number of infants and adults.
The Her. A. Duncan, late of Australia,
who has preached recently on several oc
casions in St. Andrew's Cathedral, leaves
for Lahaiua, Maui, this afternoon, and
will take charge of the English Church
Her Excellency Lanihau, Governess of
Kauai, attended by about fifty people,
visited the new steamer Waialeale while
she lay at Nawiliwili harbor, Kauai, last
.Wednesday afternoon. Music was furn
ished by the .ship's crew and the attendants
of the Governess. The people of Kauai
were delighted with the appearance of the
steamer and were especially pleased with
the name given her.
Two performances were given at the
Yosemite Skating Itink last Saturday one
in the afternoon and one in the evening.
The attendance at both performances was
large, and those present greatly appreci
ated the sport. Each performance lasted
about an hour, during which Professor
Aginton appeared three times on the floor,
introducing many new features in skating.
One of the movements worthy of mention
was a spinning movement, resembling a
toj. To-morrow evening a farewell exhi
bition will be given, and good music will
be in attendance.
A Lead iuf Colonist.
Among the through passengers by the
Mararoa on Saturday was Mr. J. C.
Firth, of Auckland, and hia son and
daughter-in-law. Mr. Firth is not only
a man of wealth and influence in his
own country, but is also a historical
character. The famous chief, Wiremu
Thompson, the New Zealand Warwick,
or "King maker," gave Mr. Firth the
now famous Matamata estate, between
the Waikato ami l'iako rivers in Auck
land province, consisting of between
forty and fifty thousand acres of agricul
tural land. The old chief was then dy
ing; and the war was in progress; but
the Maoris never faltered, and Mr.
Firth's title was as sacred and secure as
a Crown grant. After the war Mr.
Firth set about improving his estate,
and he employed a large staff of men,
having at one time about 12,X)0 acres
under cultivation. He imported steam
ploughs, together with the most im
proved harvesting machinery from Cali
fornia, his son who has charge of the es
tate having gone there some years ago
for the purpose of familiarizing himself
with California farming methods. He
also established bee farms and dairies,
conducting all uion a large scale ; but
the high rate of wages for lalor and
shoit hours compelled him ulti
mately to abandon this method
of direct farming, and he has
segregated his estate, selling improved
farms with buildings upon deferred pay
ments on easy terms. Mr. Firth's per
sonal relations to Wi Tamahana (Win.
Thompson) gives him a place in New
Zealand history, no other man occupies.
1Ie will conrine his visit to California,
and being largelv interested in Hour
milling in Auckland, will probably ob
tain some valuable hints from the millers
of the Ciolden State. Mr. Firth was
charmed with what he saw ashore dur-
ing his short sojourn here, and intends, j of wnich were broken during their
if possible, to spend some time on the j journey to New York. Exchange.
Islands on his return to his home. He I ., . , .
. , , ... tl r The grand jury at Sitka, Alaska, is try-
was specially pleased with the perform- j lng to have the steamship company in
ance of the. Koyal Hawaiian Band, j dieted for importing tramps and cranks
which was in attendance at the wharf j into the territory.
on the departure of the steamer, and j
having had. an introduction to His Mai-
esty on board the Mararoa, he took oc
casion to thank the King for the pleasure
It takes the lead of all others in this mar
LN'DIAX MAf CUMAKLN'G,
CONSUMATE TACT AND SKILL OF
THE HINDOO GHATUCK.
A. Man of Apparent Learning, Compliant
Manners and Great Persuasive Powers
How a Marriage Is Negotiated by the
Tie ghatuck, or matchmaker, i3 gaer-
ally a Brahim of high order a man of ap-
parent learning, compliant manners, and
invariably of great persuasive powers. His
disposition la as amiable as his occupation
is pleasant. His strength lie3 In the use of
the particular kind of tact and skill neces
sary for all intermediaries, and he is not
much affected by scruples of conscience.
Genealogy and pedigree are his specialty.
He can repeat everyboc" y's father's, grand
father's, great-grandfather's names, and so
on to thirteenth generation; and he has
at his fingers' ends all about their casie,
gotra or tribe, their quality and position,
and the hundred other details about which,
the Hindoos are very particular. The
ghatuck has great pretensions to a know
ledge of Sanskrit, though on the first test
he breaks down. But it does not in the
least matter to him. He has a stock of
Sanskrit phrases and commonplaces stored
up in his memory; and these he delivers
in so masterly a fashion that the ordinary
folk gape at him with wonder.
NEGOTIAT1XU A MARRIAGE.
There comes of a morning a Brahmin
ghatuck to the house of his patron, whose
son's marriage he is negotiating. He has
a tall, thin face, with the tilac or caste
mark on his high forehead, large, round
eyes of a calm, meditative cast, though
betraying in their corners an unusually
sly expression, finely turned eye brows,
an aquiline nose, and a beardless chin.
His placid countenance has a certain
charm, and his look inspires respect for
his talents and confidence in his abilities.
After the usual exchange of salutations
the master of the house asks the ghatuck
whether everything is all right, and how
he finds the girl; upon which the latter
answers in this style: "Yes, sir, every
thing is all right. The girl is beautiful as
the full moon; even the moon has spots,
but she is spotless and peerless. Her
teeth are sparkling, like the seeds of a
pomegranate; her arched, bright, black
eyes beat those of Kama (Hindoo Cupid);
her voice is sweet, like that of a cuckoo;
ner gait is dignified and graceful, like
that of an elephant; and, as to her figure,
I know nothing to compare it with. She
is intelligent, like the goddess Saraswati
(Hindoo Minerva), and talks like Lakshmi
(the goddess of fortune), and will cer
tainly bring bright fortune to any family
she may be connected with."
With a twinkle in his eye, his patron
interrupts him with the question whether
the girl really is handsome and intelligent;
then the ghatuck bursts forth: "Kam,
Durga, Hari, Siva, Brahma, Vishnoo do
you think I am joking with you? A man
like me, descended from Brahma himself,
never jokes. Satyam eva jayata truth is
ever victorious. Why, sir, you would not
find such a perfect match for your noble
son in these three worlds. And then the
girl's parents are willing to bestow such a
lot of things as her dowry a whole house
hold of things. What can you have
The conversation goes on in this style
until the hesitations of the parent are
overcome. The matchmaker, well satis
fied with his performance, departs for the
house of the lady. There he represents the
young man to be beautiful like Kartic
(the god of beauty); his manners are
those of a nobleman; he is free from all
vices; he studies day and night. In short,
he is. a precious gem an ornament of his
SETTLEMENT OF THE LAST POINT.
To the questions whether the young
man has passed any university examina
tions, whether he holds any scholarship,
and what degree he has taken, the gha
tuck replies: "He has not passed any ex
amination yet; but what doe3 that mat
ter? Bless his dear soul, he will pas3 all
his examinations in three years; and then
his parents are so rich and have promised
to give such a mass of priceless ornaments
and jewelry!" Then comes a difficulty on
the settlement of the last point; or the
mother of the girl grumbles at the boy not
having i a-sod any examination as jet. Or
perhaps somebody ha3 whispered to the
young man's mother that the young girl's
nose is rather chubby. The gha
tuck, well prepared to meet these
difficulties, flits backward and for
ward; and after the fullest display
of his arts and powers, and a good
deal of higgling on both sides, he manages
to bring the negotiations to a successful
termination. He is amply paid for his
services, though often life-long curses of
all the parties concerned form his chief re
ward. The remuneration of the ghatuck is not
fixed: it depends upon the sort of match
he makes and upon the quality and posi
tion of the families he unites. At a middle-class
wedding he gets from 2 to 3,
besides presents; from rich families he
gets about 5, besides presents worth
about 10. Some matchmakers have been
known to make fortunes and buy estates.
If a ghatuck can secure an educated and
well-to-do young man for a poor, common
looking girl he is immensely paid for his
services by the parents of that girl. On
the contrary, if the bride or bridegroom
turns out to be the reverse of what she
or he was represente 1, the ghatuck has
only the few rupees lie got before the
marriage for all his rew with ashower
of blows from the mal bers of the
family thrown in.
Of late years female t.. ..h makers are
taking the place of the male ones in some
of the large towns. Having free access to
the inner apartments of a house a privi
lege their male rivals can never expect to
enjoy they can reach the ladies, who
necessarily have a great influence in all
marriages. Naturally sharper in wit and
more glib of tongue, their finesse and sub
tlety have been known to overcome all
difficulties where their mail competitors
have failed. Hindoo Cor. St. James' Ga
zette. Social Gradations in England.
William H. Rideing, writing wittily of
gradations in England, avers: "The occu
pants of the softest cushions are treated
with the softest manners the occupants
of the hardest with an appropriate
The Careful Transportation of Eggs.
Twenty-three million eggs were recently
Khinrwl from St. Louis at one time, onlv
in Paris the city owns the street cars.
Kiver ChanueU Ct Through Lakes.
Surveys made during the past two
years have shown that the river Rhone
has cut for itself a channel in the bottom
of Lake Geneva, through which it flows,
between parallel banks, like an ordin
ary stream on the earth's surface. The
Rhine makes a similar passage through
l Lake Constance. Axkaasaw Traveler, i
DeCLiNfc OF THfc UtitL
Great Advance Made in Fopular
Opinion Slaves to a Cu.totu.
It has been less than twenty -seven
years, loss than the average lifetime of a
i generation, since Robert Toombs deliv
: ered in the senate of the United States a
I eulogy on Senator Broderick, of Califor-
nia, who had been killed in a duel with
Judge Terrv. In referring to the man-
; n?r cf Broderick's death Toombs says:
j "He fell in honorable contest, under a
j code which he f ully recognized. While
j I lament his sad fate, I have no word of
I censure for him or his adversary. I
j think no man under anv circumstances
j can have a more enviable death than to
j fall in vindication of his honor."
When those words were uttered they
probably expressed the sentiment of a
large majority of the senators of the
United States. There was probably not
a senator at the time who, if he did not
approve "the code," would have been
bold enough to denounce it.
This speech, which was in thorough
Accord with the manliest spirit of the
time when it was uttered, is a moral
milepost from which we can measure the
great advance made in the popular opinion
on the subject of dueling in a compara
tively short time. If a member of either
house of congress were to apologize in a
I speech in the capital for the practice of
dueling, it would probably be the death
knell to his political ambition. It would
at least mark him as a victim of that un
compromising public opinion which in
every part of this country has set the
seal of its condemnation on dueling and
abolished "the code."
This sudden and almost universal aboli
tion of a custom so entangled with the
highest conceptions of honor, so firmly
fixed in social ethics, and so softened as
to the real features of its barbaric cruelty
by a gentleness and courtesy that j (re
served the romance of medieval knight
hood, is indeed remarkable. It is prob
ably the best single proof that could be
offered of the advance of our people in
good morals and true culture.
The last retreat of the doomed custom
was Virginia. After it had been abjured
almost everywhera else it seemed to
flourish there. This was because of the
peculiar political complications in that
state which brought men into sharp per
sonal antagonism. In the heated cam
paigns of 1880 and 1881 personal dilfl
culties were numerous, and frequent
expeditions were made to the "field of
honor." While most of those engaged
in this deplorable business were men of
unquestioned courage, the percentage of
damage to the number of duels was so
small as to bring these combats into
general ridicule. The term "Virginia
duel" was coined, and is still extant, to
express an affair with all the pomp and
ceremony of a bloody encounter minus
An intelligent Virginia gentleman,
who was until late jTears a believer in
"the code," told me the other day that
dueling was dead in this state. He said
that the crystalization of the best public
opinion in that state against it within the
past two years had been simply wonder
ful, and there is not a county in Vir
ginia where a man would not now ele
vate himself more in the opinion of the
people by declining a challenge than by
There never was a time in a truly civil
ized country when a man did not revolt
from the thought of slaying or being
slain in these deliberate combats. Men
who faced each other with deadly weap
ons to fight to the death often had no an
imosity. They were slaves to a custom
which had drifted from barbarism into
civilization; to an idea winch had held
its place in some hard portion of the pop
ular conscience untouched by the influ
ences that were beautifying and and re
fining all other sentiments of the popu
lar heart. Public opinion bolstered duel
ing into an unnatural prolongation of its
sway. Now that public opinion has not
only withdrawn its support, but has
lifted its implacable cry against the mis
erable custom, it must go. Atlanta Con
stitution. Japanese Tea at a Chicago Show.
I visited the "Japanese village" the
other day, and came away in a towering
passion. After visiting several of the
little booths nearest the entrance, I saun
tered away into the back part of the
theater, where a couple of little Japanese
ladies were making and giving away
cups of tea. "Now," thought I to my
self, "I will see for myself whether the
Japs and the Cinese know any more
about a good cup of tea than the Amer
As I approached, the dainty little
matron stepped to the front of her booth,
and in a rather beseeching manner held
out to me a tray containing a half a
dozen tiny blue cups half full of tea. I
gratefully accepted one. It contained
only a few thimblefuls of tea, without
cream or sugar; but, oh! ye gods! what
tea! I sipped and sipped until it was gone,
and then, having quickly made the cir
cuit of the village, came back with a new
crowd, and took another cup. Tins fraud
was perpetrated over and over, and it
seemed to me that I could drink that tea
forever. Cor. Chicago Journal.
The Advantages of Tarred Floors.
Some months ago the floors of many
Austrian garrisons were painted with
tar, and the results have proved so uni
formly advantageous that the method is
becoming greatly extended in its appli
cation. The collection of dust in cracks
is thus prevented, and a consequent dim
inution in irritative diseases of the eye
has been noted. Cleaning of the rooms
has been greatly facilitated, and para
sites are almost completely excluded.
The coating of tar is inexpensive, re- j
quires renewal but once yearly, and pre
sents but one disadvantage, viz., its som
ber color. Medical News.
The Hours of Sleep Required.
"Five hours for a man, seven for a
woman, and nine for a pig," says one
proverb; and a second, quoted by Mr.
Hazlitt in his "English Proverbs," de
clares that "Nature requires five; custom
gives (allows) seven; laziness takes nine,
and wickedness eleven." These conclu
sions were, however, drawn from obser
vations of country life. Exchange.
Europe's Armies Standing In Line.
If the 9,000,000 soldiers of the Euro
pean powers were drawn up in line, the
distance from right to left would be
6,000 miles, and the reviewing officer
would require an express train for sev
eral days to go from one end Of the line
to the other, The Argonaut.
30 DAYS. SO DAYS
Ninth Great Inventory Sale at the Leading Millin
. cry House of Chas. !. Fishel.
llrum of orHctal Interent
Dry Goods, Clothing, Millinery,
COOTS AND SHOES, HATS. CAPS. ETC.
Wo li&v just received JO days later than contract
clla for. Urk'f involof of the very best make
of I.aUirs' Kiench Kid Sboea. hy reason of
their late arrival we Lave notified Jbe manufai -turt-r
tta. e shall sell theui oil Lis account at
just OXK-HALF of the invoice pi Ice.
This Sale will continue until the entire Stock
has been dupobed of.
Our 7 to will be sold for only 94
During the nevt 30 days ve will sell our
7 favorite Jerifj tor only HI 7.1.
Our $3 Jersey fur only S3.
Our a 73 Jersey for ouly Hi.
50c on the S1.
Our entire line of all-wool Dress Goods tn plaids,
stript-i. the newest patterns will be sold at
&tc on the $1.
A special feature in our Dress Goods Department
thiia week will be the offeriug of
10 liecc ot Silk Drocadot Hi 50c a
Yard, loruier price SI.
This is the Greatest Bargain presented by us this
wrasou iu Colored Dress Goods.
60c on the II.
Embroideries and Laces.
Over '200 nw patterns have been added to our
already immense stock.
Ext raoi dinary Inducements
FINi: STRAWS, FLOWERS,
And a full line of
TKIMMKD AND I'NTRIMMED
Our 8 Parasols for U 15.
Our Pfi Farasols for 83 3S.
Our 5 Parasols for $2 85.
Our ?3 Parasols tor 92.
We have a few Children's Parasols, which we
will offer for 50 cents each.
Kemember, this Sale is Only for 30 Days !
CALL EARLY AND SECURE YOUR BARGAINS.
MUST m SOLI) BELOW COST
WITHIN THE KEXT 30 DAYS.
THE LADIES' BAZAAR,
No. 88 Fort Street.
Having determined te (?lve up business, I have concluded to still off my ENTIRE HTOCK OF
GOODS ATA GREAT SACRIFICE. Now Is your chance to socure bargains in
TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED HATS AND BONNETS,
FEATHERS, PLUMES, FLOWERS, VELVETS, RIBBONS,
BLUSH ORNAMENTS AND OTHER MILLINERY GOODS.
Also, t. choice selection of Corsets, Ladles', Misses and Children's Hosiery, Undsrwear of all
kinds, and many other goods too numerous to mention.
J mean what I say Come and See for Yourselves.
C7""MRS. E. T. SKIDMORE, Manager of the Millinery Department, will
be leaving for San Francisco in a short time, therefore ladies wishing her to do
any millinery work would do well to call early.
MRS. J. LYONS, Proprietor.
HONOLULU, II. I.
rail Term Opens September 13,1886.
The Faculty of the paat year will be iu-eri'as-i
hy the addition of Mr. C. W. Sevf-r-ence,
A. I'., who comes to us from the Man
chester School, MancheHter, Vt. Mr. Sev- .
erence has made a special study of the
French Language in Europe, and will take
that branch in the College work, together
with Elocution and kindred nulject. The
Boarding Department will be under the
rame management as last year, and offers a
pleasant school-home to all who may denire
to live at Punahou.
Th'.se planning to join the school for the
coming y ar are requested t communicate
at an early date with the President,
REV. W. C. MERRITT. J
78 tteretauia street, Honolulu, IT. I.,
Miss E. V. Hall. Principal
! The Trustees hare added a year to the
' former course, making it to correspond with
j the b:r;t Grammar school courses of the
I citits in the United States. They are happy
; t announce that they have secured a corps
of experienced instructors to assist the Prin
cipal, consisting of the following ladies :
Mis Agnes Mooar, of Oakland, Cal., takes
; the Fifth and Sixth Grades.
Miss Ella 13. Snow, of Ware, Mass., takes
i the Third and Fourth Grades.
Misx Mary Stuart, of Oakland, Cal., takes
. the Primarv Grades.
The School op-ns at 9 o'clock MONDAY.
September 13, 1886.
For additional information address
i Rev. W. C. Merritt.
to ruyT of aaoribli
CARTWR1GUT d WA HEX'S
lor Ladies. Gems aud CklMrtn at So
cents on the 1.
Our 65c llalbrlican Vest is eitra sooil value.
No such o portunlly to i uicl ae these nmlJ.
reuowutd goods at half price cau foalrly
occur aaln this seaou.
168 GENTS $12 SUITS.
i'oHl. kl MUil'PaulM lor only 80 0.
Tua Greatest Bargain Ever Ottered In
123 BOYS' SUITS for $4 S7.S. former
Price, $7 "0.
These are all trimmed nicely nd welt nuished.
18 yards of Choice Trlnts for l.
10 yarjjs of whle Cotton for f 1.
14 yards of t'nbleached Coitou for l.
41 J doz of Geuts' tine Neckwear at '0t: on the H.
118 doz of Gents' Hummer V ntlershlrts at 'ic
each, worth 60c.
GENTS' WHITE SHIRTS.
We claim to have the laret and most com
plete stock in the city; the very best make, and
the very lowest prices.
F.very shirt warranted linen bosom, linen
cuffs and good fit.
Our P2 50 Hhirt we will sell for :V days only at
$1 45 each, whenever bought by single one or 10
dozen at the time.
300 do, of Mackinaw IIat. ai SV each.
Our S2 50 Hats we will sell at rl 65.
tOT Come and look at these Hals, aud you can
not resist from buying.
Oar entire line of Hosiery w 111 be sold at too
on the SI.
Infants' Short Dreses, Cambrlc-Nansook,
stylishly made and trimmed, from Mc up.
THE I.ADIKS WILL APPHECIAIE TI1K FOL
LOWING BARGAINS ;
A rase ne, at 25c a dozen; former price, 60c.
Chenille, at 25o a dozen; former price, 50c.
Our $5, ?4 aud t'i Pompoms will be sold during
the next 30 days for l 50 per dozen.
THE LEADING MILLINERY HOUSE, Corner Fort and Hotel Streets.
Oceanic Steamship Go.
FOR SAN FRANCISCO,
The Al steamship
.a.tjst:r A.L IV
Will leave Honolulu for the nhove orl on
For freiKht or pannage snply to
Wm. G. Irwin & Co.,
Store for Kent and Fixtures
rpHAT DF.8IRA RLK BTOItF. NOW OCCUPIED
I by the LADIES' BAZAAR, 88 Fort atrirt,
and all the Fixture. GlaH Caoes, ntc, for sale.
For furtbor particulars,! nquire on the nreirilaes.
VT A MEETING OF THE STOCKHOLDFKS OK
the Olowalii Company, held on AiiRiiwt 10th,
the following KenMeni-ii wi-ri elerf-d to serva
as officers ior the enming y ar, viz ;
W. O. Irwin I'realdent
H. R. Marfailane Vire I'rctiJent
W. M Giffard Trraaurcr
C. O. Hertfr H-cretar.T
C. O. BergT .tutHtor
C. O. HF.KOFK.
aug24 6t Secretary OloaJu Co.