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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, SEPTEMBER 27, 1887.
THE DAILY Pacific Commercial Advertiser IS PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. tekms or srawcitiPTiosr, Per annum f 6 00 Klx month - 3 00 month c B-Siibrrlitioti! lnyntle Always In Advance. Commun!cf-ttpn from all purtft of the Kingdom will always be very arreptajl. IVrir.ris reii.lintf lu any part of the United States can remit tbe amount of subscription flue by Post OClr-e money order. Matter lnterifle.i for publication in the editorial columns should be addressed to- Koitor Pacihc Commkrcial Abvkrti.kk. itisiness comnmnlratioris and advertisements snotild be Addressed simply ' i 0,'. DVK8TI8EK, And not to iadividuals T EE & Pacific Commercial Advertiser I now for sal? iui.y at tbe Following- Places; J. H. SOPF.K - Mercnant street A. M. IIEWETT Merchant street T. G. THRUM Fort street WM. 8TRAIILMANN Hawaiian Hotel f'lv Ceut ir 'iy. TUESDAY September 27th The Kermadec Islands were formally annexed to New Zealand August 17th by the hoisting of a flag and reading a proclamation. There is only one family j on the islands, which are described as J mountainous, but they possess rich vol canic soil, and abound inali sub-tropical fruits. The London "Daily News" of Septem ber 3d states that the Queen of the Wall is Islands, in the South Pacific, sought French protection of the islands because England would not use her in fluence to protect the native Christians. It also declared that later annexations by France were possiblj' impending. The police are very busy looking after a number of men who have been hang ing around town for some time past without any occupation. A charge of vagrancy will be preferred against tbem. A-.. ". In the British House of Lords August lGth Earl Onslow, in replying to a ques tion, stated that Her Majesty's Govern ment had been compelled to abandon the pchene for the international preven tion of the sale of spirits, arms and am munition to the natives of the Western Pacific, in consequence of the refusal of the United States Government to join in the undertaking. The Imperial Gov ernment, however, would gladly renew negotiations on the subject. THE NEW HEBRIDES. A dispatch, dated London, August 21st says : Mr. Iligginson has published a letter in the Paris "Temps" in which lie asserts that the New Hebrides have always been regarded as a dependency of New Crledonia. He also points out that the French element in the group has absorbed the English interests since 1882. The French troops have saved Europeans from massacre and cannibal ism. The English missioners, he says, inculcated a feeling of hatred on the part of the natives against the French, and maintained a factious agitation with Australia. Mr. Iligginson advo cates that England should protect the Banks and Santa Cruz groups, France annexing the New Hebrides and engag ing to cease sending her convicts to the Pacific. In the British House of Commons, August 23d, Mr. Labouchere asked the Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs what action Her Majesty's Government had taken relative to the French Colo nists who have been sent to the New r those islands. Sir James Fergusson stated that there was nothing to prevent either French or British subjects set tling in the New Hebrides. The "Republique Francaise" of August 23d, in an article on the New Hebrides question, declares that an agreement be tween England and France regarding the group might easily be arrived at if the British Government would stop the absurd calumnies and rodomontade of the Australian Colonies. Great Britain and Germany had divided New Guinea, and, the writer continues, the former cannot oppose the French annexation of the New Hebrides, though they are en titled to guarantees against the trans portation of convicts to those islands. icui lues k3 x iii,v l 1 1 1 . i i t:iii,ii ui i iiiklf n hi i ii SAMOAN AFFAIRS. It would be premature at the present juncture to express any decided opinion as to what will bo the sequel of the turn matters have taken at Samoa. That will be determined bv the views held in olti- tl,if i.ffwl rYii vriii to cial circles at London an J Wa-shington, and there is reason to believe that what ever those views may he, they will be found identical. At first sight it would .seem that the only conceivable attitude will be one of resentment, but when, after reading the somewhat sensational story which has just reacted us from Samoa, we turn to a recent dispatch re rp.ivftd hv the Governor of New South Wales, it at least renders possible the theory that the action of the German j Commodore has not been taken without a previous understanding with Great Britain and the United States. The dis patch referred to is from the Secretary of State for the Colonies, and is supiosed to confirm the reason assigned for the sudden departure of the German fleet from Sydney, which was for the purpose of annexing Samoa. The dispatch, it is understood, states that the Imperial Con ference approved of the proposal to be considered at Washington that one of the three powers England, Germany or America should control native affairs in Samoa, and there is strong reason for be lieving that Germany has been chosen. It may be that this is the real explana tion of the affair. But if so, it is strange that the local consular representatives of Great Britain and the United States knew nothing of it in advance, and that both powers should hastily dispatch cruisers to the scene on the intelligence becoming known. ISLAND NOTES. " IIonokaa, Hawaii, Sept. 21st. The Konokaa Plantation has finished grinding. The crop yielded over 3,000 tons this year. The company is putting in an extra set of rollers for next crop We have had a good rain during the last three days, enough to secure the crops against all risk for this year. Mr. Charles Arnold, Road Supervisor is in Honokaa, and is putting up a new bridge at Ka'.maole. He has started work on the roads all through the dis trict. Mr. Parker shipped 25 head of cattle to-day by the Iwalani, and we under stand he will ship regularly every trip from this tort. Hilo, Hawaii, Sept. 22d. Hilo was delighted at the glad news that came over. the telephone on the 21st instant, that Hon. S. G. Wilder had se cured the money and that the railroad would certainly be constructed, the work to commence at once. Some people even threw up their hats, and there was much hand-shaking over the joyful news. The surveyors, .Messrs. Uribble and Cabot, have completed their survej' and arrived in Hilo on the 21st instant to hear the good news. Mr. Wilder will be gladly welcomed on his arrival at Hilo, for all are interested in the proposed railroad, which it is anticipated will build up bus iness. Sailed from Hilo, September 23d, brig Hazard, Captain Goodman, for San Francisco, freight from Waiakea Mill Company, 251 tons sugar from Lam pa- hoe hoe, 75 tons sugar, passenger Miss E. A. Arms. J. A. M. Hilo, Hawaii, September 21st. Ed. P. C. A. In the "Gazette's" Hilo letter last week there appeared a state ment that seems to require a rejoiner. It stated that at the public meeting held a snort time since (3d mst.) at Ham Church, Hilo, the reason why the natives did not attend was because they were not invited. All who felt the least desire to attend could have done so, and there was no wish to exclude any one. Two weeks' notice was given of the meeting. There were probably not over a dozen natives present. It was reported that some of the native poli ticians had requested them not to attend the meeting. Euripides. Ail-Stnr Novelty (ouipauy. Last night's performance was. like those which preceded it, a pronounced success in point of merit, and the au dience, though only of moderate dimen sions, was kept constantly entertained, each item on the programme being re peated greeted with rounds of applause and laughter and several encores being demanded. Mademoiselle Garetta, with her flock of trained pigeons, was a charm ing picture; the startling gymnastic feats of Ouda on the trapeze held the specta tors spell-bound ; the contortions of Miss May Cameron, the human serpent, were a marvelous illustration of what the fe male form divine can be trained to, and the negro comicalities were both witty and original. On the whole the company amply sustained their previous reputa tion. . m The Australia. The Oceanic Company' steamship Aus tralia sails at noon to-day with a cargo of domestic pioduce, passengers and the mails. The mail closes at the Postoffice at 10 :30 o'clock. The following are booked to leave by her: W. Fennell, W. C. King, Dr. C. H. Crawford, Charles Booth, Mrs. Booth, Mrs. Dr. Borland and two children, Mrs. C. P. Wood and two daughters, Mrs. H. Gunn and infant, Captain Hobron and wife, the Misses Van Oterendorp, Dr. J. Brodie, wife and two children and Signor Uoselli. The Sew Constitution. The 1. C. Advertiser office bus printed the new Constitution in pam phlet form. It is inserted in the "Hono lulu Almanac and Directory," which also contains the old Constitution, and will be sold at the old price fiftv cents a copy. THE JORAN CONCERT. A Rare Musical Treat at the Y. ?I. A. Hall I.hhI Evening. The talented Joran family made their reappearance at the Y. M. C. Hall last evening, after an absence in the Colo nies of fifteen months, and were greeted by an intelligent audience, among whom were many of our leading musicians. It was one of the most enjoyable concerts j that has been given m this city tor a long time past. It opened with a piano duet, the over ture to "Die Felsenmuhle," magnifi cently played by the Misses Lula and Elise Joran, and drew forth deserved ap plause. The next number, a barcarola, " Sulla poppa," by Kicci, brought out Signor Roselli. a young baritone late of Milan. The Signor has recently made a very successful tour through India with an ojera company. Finding he was not en joying good health he decided to return to Italy via Australia. Arriving in Mel bourne he remained there six months teaching. The climate did not agree with him, so he took passage on the Mar iposa intending to go direct to San Fran cisco. However, he was persuaded to stay over at Honolulu and assist at last evening's concert. He received a hearty welcome on this occasion. Modest in de meanor, he is gifted with a very fine bar itone voice well under control, and ren dered his various numbers with much intelligence and skill. In the aria, "In Happy Moments," from " Maritana," he was particularly pleasing. His fine voice and earnest singing here afforded the audience a pleasure which they did not fail to recognize through the medium of the most enthusiastic applause. He was encored and responded. Miss Pauline Joran, the violinist, was greeted with warm applause as she stepped on to the platform to play Sa rasate's "Gypsy Dances." This young lady is destined to occupy a distinguished position in the profession she has chosen. -Not only her technical knowl edge of the instrument, but the higher faculties of precision of accent, purity of style, and intelligent appreciation of the meaning of the composer were apparent throughout her performances. The finish and delicacy with which she played "Home, Sweet Home," in response to an encore, was wonderful for one so young. The variations on "Yankee Doodle" were admirably and faultlessly played. The piano playing of little F.lise is fairly astounding. To listen to it is to be at once impressed with the fact that her fingers cannot go wrong, and that the most intricate music presents no hard ship for those wonderful little hands. From first to last, in different selections, not a single slip was discernible, and the mere mechanical work was fault less. The little girl played four classical numbers last evening entirely from memory. Herrendering of "Elfinspiel," by Heymann, was charming, the runs and trills being exceedingly clear and distinct. Her playing throughout the Australian Colonies was so much ap preciated that she was styled "The smallest, and therefore the greatest marvel of the three." Miss Lula,- the eldest of the three sisters, gave as a piano solo Chopin's Scherzo in B flat minor. It was rendered with technical perfection, and with a delicacy of touch and refinement of feel ing which won her the unanimous ap plause of the audience. Most of the ac companiments during the evening were played by this young lady, devolving upon her considerable hard work. With her sister Pauline, they played a fan tasia from "William Tell," for piano and violin, in a highly artistic manner, winning a most enthusiastic encore. The concert concluded with a trio, "Alia Stella Confidente," for voice, violin and piano, which was charmingly rendered by Signor Roselli and the Misses Lula and Pauline. supreme Court. BEFORE PRESTON, J. Saturday, September 24th. In re bankruptcy of John M. Kapena. Present, W. O. Smith, attorney for pe titioning creditors; C. T. Gulick, as signee, in person. Petition of assignee for allowance of accounts and discharge. The claim of Allen Herbert was ordered barred by limitation of statute. No one appeared in behalf of the claim. The Court ordered the assignee's accounts allowed, that ho be discharge 1 and his bond cancelled, when he shall have as signed to the bankrupt all undisposed of property and shall have paid into Court the balance cash in his hands. In re bankruptcy of S. J. Levey & Co. Present, A. J. Cartwright, assignee, in person. Assignee's petition for dis charge was read. The Court ordered that he be discharged and his bond can celled on his filing in Court the receipts of creditors for the third and final divi dend of balance cash on hand. BEFORE JI DD, C. J. His Honor sat as Justice of Police Court in Honolulu. The King vs. Harry W. Foster, charged with malicious mis chief in the second degree. Found guilty, and fined $15 and $1 costs. Oetober Term of supreme Court. The October term of the Supreme Court begins on Monday, October 3.1, at 10 o'clock, Mr. Justice Bickerton pre siding. There are fifty-seven cases on the calendar, divided as follows: Ha waiian jury criminal cases t), civil tj; mixed jury civil 10; foreign jurv criminal 10, civil 9; banco S; divorces S. CLAY AND "JOIINXr." A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH THE GREAT STATESMAN. A Long Kide In Virginia Which Made Claj Kemeuiher a Country Boy After Many Years A Favor Ke ciprocated. Baltimore Herald. uDid I know Henry Clay T repeated Air. John AI. Holmes, of the firm of Holmes & Sons, in his office the other day. Mr. Holmes' face lit up with an amiable smile as he con tinued: 'Indeed I did, and I never met a stranger to whom I felt so drawn as I did to him, when first I became acquainted with him. That was a good many years ago," Mr. Holmes added, running his fingers through his white hair. "It was away back in ISoo. This is how it happened: "In those days I was a boy of 10 years and lived with my mother in "Frederick county, Va., about eight miles from Winchester and about a mile from the stage road that ran from Washington across the mountains. One day fhe stage met with an accident coming coming down the hill, near our place, and was upset. I hurried to the scene and learned that a man had been killed. As I wanted tc see what a dead man looked like, I ap proached a tall, bony man who was seated by the roadside writing a letter on his knee, to ask where the dead man was. He directed me pleasantly, and when I had seen all I wanted, I returned and asked him if he wouldn't come up to my mother's house t&r dinner." "I would like to do so very much, sonny," lie replied, '"but I can hardly walk." nondS . .rilot sponaeu, mgoget " 'That's all right,' 1 res our barouche.' ''He objected that it would be too much urotible, but finally consented. So I got the vehicle and took him up to the house, while the other passengers walked. While at din ner my mother and I discovered that the genial gentleman was Henry Clay. We also discovered that he was very anxious to get to Winchester at once, in order to take the stage there for his home in Kentucky. My mother suggested that I drive him over. He thanked me, and nothing could have pleased me better. When we were ready to start I took the reins, but Mr. Clay said to me: " 'See here, Johnny, suppose you sit back" with me and let my colored man, Charles, drive.' " 'All right, sir,' said I, and back I went. It was a delightful ride to me. I will never forget it Mr. Clay completely captivated me. He talked to me about school, about horses, about farming, about shooting, in fact, about everything that would interest a boy of my age, bringing himself down to my leveL " 'Now, Johnny, I want you to slip this Into your pocket,' Mr. Clay said when we reached Winchester. He handed me $10. I told him that my mother would never con sent to my taking that. It would reflect upon Virginia hospitality. " 'I don't want to pay you, of course,' he urged. T only want you to take this as a present.' "I demurred again, and not .until while driving home I looked on the back seat did I know Mr. Clay had quietly put the money there. "The next time I saw Mr. Clay," Mr. Holmes went on to say, "was in 1842, at Dayton, Ohio. He had just addressed a mass-meeting and the people were pressing forward to shake his hand. I was a stranger, but I thought I, too, would go up and speak to him. I told him my name was Holmes. He stopped to think and said that he once dined at the house of a Widow Holmes in Virginia almost ten years before, and remembered that she had a little son named Johnny. He often thought about their kindness, he said, and wanted to know if I was any relation. When I told him that I was Johnny he seized both my hands and shook them with all his might, inviting me to his hotel that night. "1 saw Mr. Clay again four years later, in Cumberland, Md., in 1S4G. He paid a visit there a few weens after I came to live there. A reception committee of all the big guns in town waited at the railroad station for his arrival. I managed to get in among the crowd, near the edge of the platform. When the train stopped Mr. Clay stepped off about a dozen feet from where I was standing. The reception committee was advancing, hat in hand, to greet the great statesman, when suddenly ho caught sight of me, and, paying little or no attention to the advancing com mittee, pushed over to me, extending his hand and exclaiming: " 'Why, John, is that you? What on earth are you doing here?" "The crowd immediately turned its atten tion to me, and after Mr. Clay had ac knowledged the committee's courtesy, he took my arm and walked down to the hotel with me. It was remarkable how polite everybody in town became to be after that little episode. "My last meeting with Mr. Clay was in 1849." Mr. Holmes added: 'T was trying to get a mail agency and had been faith fully promised the influent of a congress man who had been on the most intimate terms with all my family since his boy hood. I discovered, however, from As sistant Postmaster General Dundass, that my supposed friend was really working in another man's interest. I taxed him with it and told him that, in spite of him, I would have the office. So I visited Henry Clay and found him sick in bed. He asked me what the trouble was, and I told him. I wanted him to help me out, I said. It was the first time I had asked him a favor.". "Give me that portfolio," he said. "I did so and he wrote a few lines to the postmaster general. I took the letter to the latter. In two days 1 nad my commission. It only goes to prove that Mr. Clay never forgot a kindnass done him. He got more than even with me at least." Bathing in Japan. Tokio Letter. Attached to each hotel is a bath for the use of guest The bath-tub and heater are combined so that the water, once heated, must furnish the bathing material for the whole hou- Arriving at a Japanese hotel footsore and weary you ask the landlady "How many have used the bath" She in nocently replies: "Only eight." You fore go the luxury of such a bath. Passing through a town just at nightfall you see a woman boiling her husband at any rate the man is half immersed in the bath, while the dame is stoking the tire beneath with ail her might. The flames pour forth from beneath while this contented Jap is being cooked. Perhaps, though, his was only a preliminary boiling. Such public bathing is now pro hibited in the cities, but "far from the mad ding crowd's ignoble strife" these simple peo ple see no harm in public bathing if it suits their convenience. Direct from Calcutta. New York Letter. Not k-ng since the Anchor line tried the experiment of a direct line from Calcutta to New York via the Suez canal, and it has been so successful that the fleet will be in creased. The cargoes consist of linseed, in digo, hides, jute, and coffee from Ceylon. NEW' Popular Millinery House, 104 lort St., Honolulu. aST. S. SCECS, Proprietor. Just opened, a fine assortment of FANCY AND DRY GOODS, Which, dnriug my absence, will be sold at exceedingly low figures. POLKA DOT SWISS IN WHITE AND ECRU. A fine assortment of WHITE AND COLORED WASH MATERIAL, In plain, fancy figured and open work. NANSOOKS, LAWNS AND BAPTISTE, In white and colored. In all shades and colors. NUNS' VEILINGS. LACE FLOUNCINGS, EMBROIDERY FLOUNCING S, in white, cream, ecru and fancy colors. ALL-OVER EMBROIDERY AND LACES, and SILK MITTS, in the latest styles and newest shades. Millinery and Straw Goods. During my absence from the Kingdom we offer SPECIAL BARGAINS IN THIS DEPART MENT, in order to close out the stock now on hand, and make room for the new stock. HATS TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED Will be sold at reduced prices. The Leading Millinery House -OF- Chas. J. Fishel. COR. FORT & HOTEL STS. For two Weeks Only Our Semi-Annual .Remnant Sale will take place NEXT MONDAY All our remnants will De placed on the Counter, and marked way down. In Ladies' Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats, we are prepared to ofler BIG BARGAINS. Remnants in all departments. Come and see what we offer you next MONDAY. CHAS. J. FISHEL, Leading Millinerv House. sv JAS. P. MORGAN, -A. uctioneer -AND- Commission Merchant. M R. JAS. F. MORGAN, LATELY A PARTNER of the firm of E. P. ADAMS & CO.. now dissolved, will from this day carry on the busi ness of Auctioneer and Commission Merchant in the premises lately occupied by E. P. Adams & Co., No. 45 Queen street. Honolulu, September 1, 1887. 809tf GRASS SEEDS. COCKSFOOT, RYE GRASS, ENG LISH RED CLOVER, COW GRASS. HHHE ATTENTION OF ALL INTERESTED IN A improving the pasture lands of the Islands is called to the above valuable seeds, which we ofir for .ale in lots to suit purchasers. We have also on hand sample lots of White Clover, English Alsyke, Timothy, Rib Grass, Crested Dog's Tail, Tall Fescue. Italian Rye Grass and Lucerne seeds, which we offer In small lots for trial, and will also receive orders for quantities of not less than half a ton weight, and execute same with dispatch. 717-junel8tfdiw WM. O, IRWIN & CO. T. J. BAPS g. H. BBOW T. J. BASS & CO. Importers of and Dealers in Artists' - Materials, Paints, Oila, Glass, Varnishes, Turpentine. Manufacturers of Mouldings, Picture Frames, etc., etc., etc. 14 and 16 Kills .Street near Market, SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. 634mayl4tf Hawaiian Mutual Fire and Marine Insurance Co. Subscription Lists for Stock and Policies now open at G CLICK'S AGENCY, 79Caugl6 No. 28 Merchant Strut StofrfisMfitis. GOODS AT- PRICES AT THE- NUNS' VEILINGS. . G." Irwin ft Co OFFER FOR SALE; SU.GAES DRY GRANULATED In Barrels, Half Barrels, And 80-pouod Boxes. In Half Barrels CUBE And 25-pound Boxes, POWDERED In 30-pound Boxes. GOLDEN C. COFFEE In Half Carrels TEAS Blue Mottled Soap SALIMOlSr Cases Corned Beef. FLOUR Cs Medium Bread. OIL FUEL and LUBRICATING. LIME! CEMENT Galvanized Iron Booting, RIDGrllSTGr- SCREWS and WASHERS. Sugar Bags 22 x 30. CORDAG-E. Manila and sinal. Banana Twine, Whale Un Reed's Felt Steam Pipe and Boiler Covering. GRASS SEEDS, MILL TIMBERS. ' TENTH, (suitable for Ing and surveying parties 22 tf N. F. BURGESS, Expressman & Drayman, 84 KING STREET, HONOLULU. Residence, 1C2. Telephone No. 202. 709jelCtf H. HA0KFELD & CO., GENERAL COSI3fIH8fOX AtiEXTK. 26 tf Qneen St., Honolulu, H. I CLACS SPRKCKILS. wm. e lawia. WM. Q. IRWIN & Co., UUGAR FACTORS and Commission O AGE NTH. Honolulu H. I. 1 8-tf w tf M. PHILLIPS & Co., Imitorters and Wholesale Denlrs In Clothing, Boots, 8hoes, Hals, Men's Furnish lug and Fancy Goods. No. 11 Kaahumanu Street Honolulu, H. I. 2Sti-wti Wm 8 SOie Agent nawcuicui'.iaiaiiuov . ixjtibfimer Dot wash all right.