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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, JANUARY 9, 1868.
TE DAILY Pacific Commercial Advertiser ZS PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. TEBMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, Per innnm...... 00 Six mouths 3 00 Per montn..... 50c cargnbseriptious Payable Always iu Advance. . Communications from all parts of the Kingdom will always be. very acceptable. Persons residing in any part of the United States can remit the amount of subscription due by Post Omee moneorder. Matter Intended for publication In the editorial columns should be addressed to Zditok Pacitic Commkrcial apvkatiskk. Business communications and advertisements should be addressed simply t, P. C. Advkrtiskb,' ad not to individuals. THE Pacific Commercial Advertiser Is now for sale daily at theFollewln places: J. n. SO PER ..Merchant street L. M. HEWETT.... Merchant street 1 . a. THRUM ...........Fort street WM. 8TBAHLMANN Hawaiian Hotel Five Cents per Copy. MONDAY : : : : : January 9th " HIGHWAYMEN. From a reliable . source it is learned that one evening last week while a well known resident of Punahou was driving home, his horse was stopped by two young men with blackened faces. After a little struggle the two "highwaymen" took to their heels, but one was caught immediately afterwards and recognized. The matter has been hushed up, but it appears to us an investigation should be held, for this is rather a eerious matter. It will not be safe for people to go out at night if it is known that they are likely to be attacked in this way. GAMBLING. In the current number of the "Angli can Chonicle" is an article on gambling. It says: "As usual. we in Hawaii have a' taste of everything that goes on in the outer world, and now we are inflicted by the evil of gambling," Our contempor ary is rather late in the day with its dis covery. G mbling has been going on in this community for' a number of years, and we are sorry to say it has increased enormously the past two years. It is, an the "Anglican" says, demoralizing to the extreme, and brings as much misery to men as drunkenness or any other cor roding vice. Then, again, it is breaking the laws of the Kingdom; There are quite a number of gambling-houses in this city which are visited by young men who are not in a financial position to do so. But somehow or another they get led on by degrees and become so in fatuated with gambling that the first thing they know they are using money not their own. To illustrate this we know of a young man who was engaged in a large business house in this city. His salary was $50 a month. He got to gambling, and that led to stealing, and he was only saved from the reef by his relatives making good the amount stolen, which, by the way, was quite large. There are young men in this community who at the present time are doing this very same thing. Let them give up gambling or their lot will not be a happy one. . Here again have we to find fault with the Marshal for neglect of duty. He knows very well where these gambling houses are situated, and that at any time he might have raided them if he had been so disposed. With an efficient Marshal and police force there is every reason to believe that the evil of gam bling could be considerably if not alto gether suppressed in this community. THE ADVERTISER'S ACTION ENDORSED ON EVERY SIDE. In Saturday's issue of the "Gazette" we were pleased to notice credit was given to us for our course in -regard to showing up the man who is, engaged in importing girls for immoral purposes, and also the proprietor of a disorderly house. We cart assure our contemporary that we do not intend to let up in this matter until this vile wretch gives up his infamous business, or leaves the country or is safely landed on the reef. With re gard to the name of his den on King street, we were not aware it was called the "Poodle Dog" until the "Gazette" bo stated in its issue of Friday. In fact, up to the present moment we are not aware of its exact locality. The stand our contemporary has taken in this mat ter is very gratifying. It may rest as sured of one fact, that this entire com munity is at our backs. Every day we come into the possession of new evidence against this man, and if the Marshal does not soon take action in the matter the public will. Any white man who will engage in such a filthy and disgrace ful business in the heart of a city ought to be publicly horsewhipped. No pun ishment is bad enough for such a boast. One would think this man would be bo so ashamed of himself that he would quit the country by the very first oppor tunity. It is, as our contemporary says, a disgrace to the police administration that such a vile resort has been allowed to exist on one of our principal streets. But with such a lazv and indifferent Marshal, what can be expected? , The Marshal has signally failed to , do his duty. Of that there is no doubt, and he cannot deny it. Why has he done so? Well, we cannot say, without he is in terested in the matter and does 'not in tend to take any action. If Marshal Kaulukou had done his duty there is" no doubt this man would at the present time have been on the reef, the proper place for such a character. Once more we urge on the Marshal to shut up this place and others similar to it, and there by show that he means to do'his duty. We will give the Marshal a pointer and hope he will follow it up. This man sent $50 to San Francisco to pay the passages of two girls to "assist in his restaurant." Only one came, and that was by the Alameda. It is possible that the other one may be on the steamer to morrow. Would it riot be as well for the Marshal to be on the look out ? It has come to our knowledge that a certain young man (whose name we know) has been offered $50 to find out the source of the Advertiser's information. There are so many sources that this young man has a hard,task .set before him. Another fellow with an unenviable reputation is acting as a spy, a most de testable business to be engaged in. If he continues in it he will get his name in public print. It would not cause any surprise. :'; ' ' : " Ausrlir.au Church Chronicle." This monthly publication for January is out, and contains the usual local and foreign church news ; also a continuance of "Our Pilgrimage." Among the bap tisms we find the following names given to a child: "Louisa Keohiokalani Kani niu Kameanui Wahinepiilanf Hart." This is ridiculous. What better' will the child be with such an array of names. How tired the clergyman must have been before he got to the end of such a list. The "Anglican" suggests that a hos pital should be erected for the reception of inebriates . who are neither wholly criminal nor insane. There certainly is need of such a place for there are among us several persons of this kind who at times ought to be placed in such an institution and not sent on the reef. " Those young gentlemen who go out shooting on a Sunday instead of attend ing church will find advice in an article on "Church Worship." The lilnau. Early Saturday morning a rumor was around town that the steamer Kinau was on the reef, but where, was not known. As no vessel had arrived from Hawaii, and the Kinau did not touch Maui till Saturday night, it was impossible for anything to have been heard of the ves sel. Some people, however, believed there was truth in the rumor, and all day long the employees of the Wilder Steamship Company had nothing else to do but answer inquiries through the tele phone and otherwise, much to their an noyance. The Tvinau arrived early Sun day morning from her Volcano trip with a large "number of passengers and nearly 6,000 bags of sugar". ; Nothing unusual happened during the voyage. The per son who started this idle rumor ought to be most severely punished, and it is to be hoped that he will be caught. It caused considerable anxiety among those who were expecting friends from the other islands, and it was also known that a large number of school children were on board. Police CTotirc. BKFOKE POLICE JUSTICE DAYTON. Saturday, January 7th. A native was fined $6 for drunkenness. Adolph Brown, charged . with va grancy, was remanded to the 9th. i SupremegCourt January Term. BEFORE JUDD, C. J. Saturday, January 7th. J. Okuu vs. J. M. Kaiaikawaha, re plevin. Continued from the 6th. Fur ther continued until next week. A. Rosa for plaintiff", W. 'A. Kinney for dafendant. The King vs. Ah Tuck, murder. Dep uty Attorney General A. P. Peterson for the Crown, defendant jn person. t Paul Neumanu is appointed by the i Court as counsel for defendant." -4 Defendant is ar raigned upon an indictment and pleads not guilty. Tho King vs. Keaniani, larceny. Dep uty Attorney General for the Crown, W. A. Kinney for defendant. Appeal from Police Court. Nolle pros, entered. Vaccination. Recently our port has been visited by three vessels each of which had cases of smallpox on board. The disease is prevalent at the present time in San Fraecisco. It behooves the Board of Health to be careful in the matter when vessels arrive here from that port. The President of the Board informs us that Dr. Wood will be at the Government Dispensary, Fowler's yard, every day, except Sunday, between the hours of 10 a. m. and 12 m., for the purpose of 'Vac cinating free of charge all persons who present themselves. - LIKE CLOCK-WORK. EXTRAORDINARY SCENE IN THE PLAY GROUND CF A COLORED SCHOOL. A Single Tap on a Bell and Fifteen Hundred Children Become Instantly Motionless Other Examples . Of Marvelous Discipline. V tAtlanta (da.) Cor. Inter Ocean. When I strike this bell," said Superintend ent Doty, of the Morris Street colored school, when I was inspecting his branch, of the public school system of Charleston the other day, "the noon recess is over, and every one of our 1,400 boys and girls is in duty bound, to become motionless, preserving whatever attitude he may happen to be in at the time of the bell -stroke. You may be interested to watch the effect." " So saying, he struck a button. The loud, sharp note of an alarm-bell responded to the pressure, and I stepped quickly to the win dow. . ' - Tho assortment of grotesque positions to be witnessed below beggars description. Here a boy had a ball raised in midair, while over yonder stood another lad with hands 'extended ready to catch the balL "' In one place some youngsters were playing at leap frog. There a coup's of lads were locked in a seeming death-grip, having been caught by the signal in the act of wrestling. In one , place an automatic game of tag was illustra ted. In another a girl had her arms ex tended in the process of rope-3kipping. "Pompeii without the debris," I remarked. "This is of course only a feature of the discipline which we try to preserve," ex plained Mr. Doty. "Once I rang this pre liminary signal and. then walked leisurely from window to window to see how it had been obeyed. From the last window I dis covered a lad. literally standing on his head with his feet resting against the fence, where he had been for two or three minutes. I rang the second bell in haste, and from that day prohibited the fine art of poising on the head. But that incident illustrates the prompt and iron-clad adherence to the very letter of the law which is cultivated here. This second stroke of the bells forms the en tire school into processions." A third stroke, and as if by magic or by machinery doors flew open in every part of the large room. Still another stroke, and in marched the files, a class at a time, through each opening. Every boy and girl was exactly in line, the distances between pupils was invariably uniform, and there was a graduation of heads in each class ac cording to the height of the pupils. During the exercise of a whole hour that followed there was not the slightest deviation from rigid military order. Never a head turned once, never a hand stirred to rub a tickling ear or nose, and never a suggestion of a mis take occurred in the complicated evolutions of the hour. After all the classes had in some inexpli cable way found their respective quarters, twenty monitors marched up, ten on one side of the principal's desk and ten on the other. These class monitors submitted their reports. Only two had failures to chronicle, and those failures were of the smallest possi ble importance, amounting to lack of suffi cient promptness in obeying the first bell. "Are these children really alive?" I said under my breath. "It all seems like some ingeniously contrived mechanical puppet show on a vast scale." And yet there was no bored, automatic expression on the bright faces.before me. Evidently the pupils reveled in the very rigidity of the discipline to which they were subjected. I think perhaps the personal magnetism of Superintendent Doty had something to do with securing such superb system. Certainly I never saw anything in the north which even approximated the matchless discipline of these Morris street colored children. The effect was beautiful beyond my power to express. . "I will order a special exercise in singing," said Mr. Doty. But he didn't say anything. More bell-taps, and more doors flew open, more children filed into the hall from the adjoining recitation rooms, and the room was full. A single verse followed from each of half a dozen selections, embracing t e chief styles of classic music. Here again everything went like clock-work There was no announcement of the piece to be sung save that involved in the opening bars as played on a piano; and every darky lad's voice was heard, as also every girl's, while all eyes were fixed irrevocably straight ahead, and all hands were clasped and motionless on the edge of the desk in front. In company with Mr. Doty I then took a cruise through the building. The same unalterable system was evident everywhere! Sometimes l; would think, "Surely we will take this room unawares and discover some impropriety." But we never did. Every class preserved strict mil itary order in passing to and from recitation-rooms, while if it was a writing-class, the pen was invariably between the thumb and index finger of the right hand, which hung at the side, and the copy-book and ink wiper were carried in regulation fashion by the left hand, and left arm being bent. Even the primary rooms, with thair 800 tiny inmates, were models of order, the little ones being in amphitheatres and gal leries. Indeed, Mr. Doty says the secret of his discipline consists in beginning with the primary department. A Itailroad Innovation Exchange. Frequent ment on has been made recently that the Pennsylvania company was testing an appliance, consisting of a system of air tubes, to replace bell -cords for signaling on passenger trains. The test has been satis factory, and the new system will be adopted generally on the Pennsylvania lines. Rub ber tubes run under each car, which are conuected after the manner of the air-brake tubes. They are charged at fifteen pounds pressure with air from a reservoir under the cab of the engine, which is in turn supplied with an air-brake reservoir. A whistle valve is attached to the end of the tube in the en gine cab. The conductor, by pulling a cord in the car, opens a valve in the rubber tube, and allows the air to escape. This relieves the pressure on the whistle valve, throws it open, and causes the whistle to sound. So long as the cord is held the whistle will sound. ' Power of Music. Philadelphia Call. Mrs. De Poultice Do play something, my dear. - Miss De Muse Oh, I would rather not be fore so many people, because "Really I hope you won't refuse I shall be in despair if you do." "In despair?" "Yes. ; My guests are all sitting around as dumb as oysters, and I want you to play a symphony or sonata, or something to start their tongues a-going." : ' .- . . ; , ' i Cultivated. Inter Ocean. The sen3e of touch can be cultivated into a remarkable state of , discriminating refine ment. Leadville has a bummer who has been kicked so much that he can tell the maka of the boots that hit him. MAMMOTH SHIPMENT. or; HAT AND GBAIH, Juat received and for 8alet LOWEST MARKET PRICE. UNION FEED CO., lawaian Hote CARRIAGE COMPANY 7 IIRST-CLASS CARRIAGE? At all honrg day and night, with competent drivers and steadv horsei. TO LET! SADDLE HORSES, BUGGIES, WAG ONETTES, VILLAGE CARTS AND BRAKES, With good reliable horses. Having juat received a fine lot of Horses from California, We are prepared to offer extra inducements to parties wanting Family, Road, Express or Dray Horses. Guaranteed as represented or no sale. Prices to suit the times. RING UP 32, or apply to MILES & HAYLEY, 727je24tf Hawaiian Hotel Stables. NOTICE HHHE SALE OF THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL X ADVERTISER has been postponed from Jan uary 7th to January 14th. WRAY TAYLOR, Secretary P. C. A. NOTICE. ALL ACCOUNTS DUE MRS. A. M. MELL13 of six months and over will be placed in a collector's hands without further notice if not paid by the 15th. MRS. A. M. MELLIS, 2w 17 Emma street. REMOVAL. Ed Heffschlaeger & Co. Have rewjoved their office and their well-assorted . stock of goods to their New Store on King St, Opposite Messrs. Castle & Cooke's, and Bethel St., 0pp. Post Office. . HoMtarft "Co. d2w lmw F00K LUN & CO., 113 Nuuanu Street, IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN Chinese & Japanese Goods, Fire Crackers, New Designs In Cups and Saucers, Tea, Cigars, and all kinds of Fancy Goods. Regular shipments by every steamer. POST OFFICE BOX NO. 255. ly ; Boat Bixildei? And General Jobber. All kinds of work and repairs and other work executed with promptness on reasonable terms. Workshops at the rear of Lucas' Planing Mill. NOTICE. MRS. A. M. MELLIS having removed her dressmaking establishment to i'T'- No. 17 Emma Street, Will be pleased to see her friends and patrons there from and after January 3, 1888. - Bell Telephone 410. lm Mutual 484. LACES AND AT ropuiar Millinery nouse, 104 Iort St,, EConolul-a. ft. S. SACHS, PEOPKIETOE. Torchon Laces ! -GREAT LINEN TOECHON LACES ! Ill Narrow, Medium mid Wide. 1,000 Yards Linen Torchon Lace Slightly Soiled ! -WILL BE AT SACRIFICE i Call Earlv. and 1876. GEO W. BUILDER. 75 and 77 Kinp- Street, Bell Telephone No. 275. J O FI 1ST Stoves, Ranges and Plumbing, Tin, Copper Campbell Block, Cor. JUST RECEIVED, SUITABLE FOR XMAS PRESENTS, and Silver Headed Walking Go Japanese Silk Handkerchiefs, , Japanese Handkerchief Holders. LATEST STYLES in NEOKWEAB . . ; . ELEGANT SILK PLUSH TOILET AND SHAVING CASES, And a full line in GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, . . . . . i HATS AND CAPS, ' ETC. I r EL E. Mclntyre & Bro., IMPORTERS AND DEALKK8 IN Groceries IPirovisions and Feed; EAST HORNER FORT -. i fnm Produce by every steamer. All orders faithfully attended to, and Goods deuverea to muy . 4J I city free of eharge. Island orders solicited. Satisfaction guaranteed. Poetolflce Box Telephone SToV 82 -F O R- EMBROIDERIES THE Torchon Laces ! BARGAINS IN- OFFEUED- Gret First Choice. LINCOLN 1S86 - - Honolulu 65 Mutual Telephone ftw. 65. TNT O T T Housekeeping Gods. and Sheet lion Work e7 TT ltel5WwwWW LDBERG, Fort & Merchant Sts :o:- Custom Made Clothing, AND KINO 8TREKTS. tl,. Voatarn Mn In. mnA W.il rftlM. TB8U ..J4" . . Stick