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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL- ADVERTISER, JANUARY 19, 1888.
"RETURN, STRONG WILL." Return, strong will, to thy deserted throne; Faith, hope and reason, 307 will come and be Loyal prime ministers and aids to thee, Counselors true, but powerless alone. Dark doubt and passion their allegiance own To thy sway only; now, in riot free, They seek to ruin what is pood in m?, Aud in thy absence what is base condone. Come thou and quell the revelers; they will cower. And all their craven followers in thy sight Will serve as slaves to thy superior power, Nor dare to flaunt by day nor prowl by night Come and defend fair innocence, whose flower Needs the protection of thy guardian might. A. L. Carlton in Pioneer Press. HOW VALES ENJOYS LIFE. Home Habits of His Koyal Highness. Choice of Clothing. At Sandringham the prince breakfasts with his wife and dang iters, but at Marlborough house his habits are les3 regular, and as often as not his first rceal consists of sardine on toast with a cup of coffee, or on occasion tell it net in Gath a brandy and soda. This "small and early" is partaken of in the airiest of costumes before the dressing room fire, and during its progress his royal high ness sorts and reads his letters. Half the arrangements for the Colinderies were made or sanctioned in that cozy little room looking out on the Mall between the nibbles and sips of the prince's break fast. The next business always an im portant item with the Prince of "Wales is the choice of the fuit of clothes he means to wear, and the selection is to him a matter of much care. It depends, of course, on the programme for the day. If his diary tells him tliat he lias to open a hospital or attend a "heavy" meeting of learned professors or run down to "Windsor to see "mamma," as he still calls her most gracious majesty, the black frock coat with the silk facings, with a pair of quiet unmentionables to follow, is the order given to his trusty valet. Should Sandown, or a little luncheon "somewhere" with Charley Beresfbrd, be down in the day's bill of fare, the latest thing in wonderful chessboard checks is called for, but whatever suit is offered to him the prince is sure to reject if it has been worn five times before. His royal highness never wears a pair of trousers more than, six times. The cast off3 become the property of his man, who, it may be judged, has an enviable post. As soon as he is arrayed in purple and fine linen, the prince has Sir Francis Knollys in, and over the first cigar of the day instructs him as to the proper treat ment of the pile of opened letters. Then he makes Iiis way to his wife's morning room, where lie is sure to find the princess in the daintiest of -morning toilets hard at work on "crewels," with two of her daughters making wonderful garmelita for the Sand ring mm poor, while the third little maid is reading aloud, either from The Times or Morning Post. The papers and the crewel work are both laid aside when the prince enters, and when Ids youngest daughter has brought him the weight carry ingest chair in the room, half an hour's chat follows. During the season this is all the home life the Marlborough house people have together. Unless lie has a dinner party at home or some function to attend which entails the presence of his wife and daughters, the prince sees them no more till next morning. lie may look in dur ing the latter hours of the afternoon to get into evening dress, but the 5 o'clock tea which he honors at Sandringham by accounting for four cups of strong Bonea and innumerable sandwiches is honored in the breach at Marlborough house. At the witcliing hour when suburban dames are busy with their neighbors' character over the teapot, Albert Edward is fulfill ing his mission in the pak or finishing his lunch somewhere, or on rare occasions doing penance in the house of lords. London Cor. Kansas City Journal. Steamship Nomenclature. A study of steamship nomenclature disclose some rather interesting facts. The Guion line 1)oats favor the names of territories, and hence we have the Alaska and the Arizona. The names of the Cunard liners all end in ia" for ex ample, the Servia and the Etruria. The Oregon was built, with the Alaska and Arizona, to be leased to the Guion line, but she was acquired by the Cunard line, and broke the spell so far as both name and record were concerned. The "White Star boats include the Republic, the Bri tannic and the Celtic all the names ter minating with "ic." The Anchor line favors the "ia" terminal, and most of the steamship companies follow a hard and fast rule in selecting names for their boats, any exception being accounted for by the purchase of a particular vessel from another line. Globe-Democrat. Toothache Superstitions. ; In some parts of Sussex, England, there is a superstition that if you put on your right stocking, right shoe and right trouser leg before the left you will never have toothache. To drink" out of a skull taken from a graveyard, to take a tooth Lrom such a skull and wear it round the .leek, to apply the tooth to your own iving but aching tooth, to put a double rat into your pocket, to pare your finger lails and toe nails, and wrap the parings n a paper all are charms against the oothache. In other parts of England here is a custom of calling the txthacho ; he "love pain," for which the sufTerei '3 not entitled to any eoinmisseration Vhether he or she fully consents to tliis nay, perhaps, be doubted. Iron Times. The World from an Egg. ; The ancient Finns believed that the orld itself was developed from an egg, mich a mystic bird laid in the lap of raimounou, who attempted to hatch 'it in is bosom. Accidentally, however, he t it fall into the water; when it was roken; the lower portion of the shell be ime the earth, the upper part the sky, le liquid wiiite was transformed into the in and the yolk into the moon, while ia small fragments of scattered shell ere changed into bright and glittering ars. New York Journal. Theodore Hook's Servant. Theodore Hook said of his servant that ;r the first three years he was as good a rvant as ever came into a house, for th act two a kind and considerate friend, d afterward an abominably bad mas r. Chicago Tribune. FAIRY LAMPS OF THE SEA. Starfish That Sparkle Like Brilliant Gems Phosphorescent Jellyfish. When the contents of a dredge 2 re landed upon the deck at midday the cu rious shapes and colors of animals alone attract attention; but if they are ex amined at night they develop a new beauty, gleaming with a wondrous light that is so little understood. The star fishes brought up at certain places are all seemingly heated to a white heat, the gleams running up and down the arms, making the animal a marvel of beauty. Especially among the stars known as ophinrans is the fight most brilliant and interesting. Even the very young ones sparkle like gems. A dredge has been taken from a great depth fairly overflow ing with these dazzling creatures, telling a wonderful story c the condition of things, below the surface. These are the lights of the bottom, and in shoaler water we sliall find anemones and corals emit ting a wonderful light. Perhaps the most striking light given is a group of polyps, growing upon a stem three or four feet in length, resem bling a tall candlestick. The name of tliis creature is the umbellularia, and it was first found in deep water off the coast of Greenland, the trawl bringing up such large number that it was evident that the ship had passed over a veritable forest of them. Imagine a corn-field a mile or so below the surface, the stalks four feet long and the ears emitting a golden greenish fight of wonderful soft ness; think of tliis as spread over acres of surface to an indefinite extent, the lights waving here and there in gentle un dulations; imagine fishes darting through them with gleaming headlights, others outlined in fire, while far above are great globes of fight, with soft aurCblas, and some idea of this world beneath the sea can be formed. The jellyfish, or medusa?, are among the most remarkable of light givers, and, with few exceptions, they are luminous, some being more so than others, and much of the phosphorescence of the Pacific, as seen from the decks of vessels, is due to these creatures that are so beautifully formed and so delicate in color, yet in reality are 95 per cent, water; in all jelly fish 0 per cent, will represent the solid part. In some, as pelagia, the entire animal is luminous, its shape being outlined in full, as it were, while in others only cer tain portions are light emitting. Not only are these creatures phosphorescent, but the colors are different; some emit a golden light; in others it is a green or azure, and some seem to combine several tints. Again, certain ones are luminous all the time; others show their light in a fitful way or when disturbed; and during the autumn of the year, when these radiant creature? rre hurled against the rocks and ground up, their lights seem to combine in tumlpg the entire ocean into a seething caldron. Among the crustaceans, or, as they are commonly called; the crabs, we find some interesting light givers. Several yeara ago some explorers on our southwestern cast found that as night came on the enow sludge along shore gave out light, and when it was fully dark the display was extremely remarkable; at every step flashes of light splashed about every where, tinted with an intense blue hue, and the scene presented could be dupli cated if it were possible for man to walk through molten metal. The little creature that produced this light was extremely small, but what it lacked in size it made up in numbers, the cold, icy water being fairly alive with them, each one flashing like a gem. Probably nearly all of the deep sea forma are light givers, either over their entire surface or upon certain places. One. winch 1 call to mmd has luminous bands upon its legs, while another, with an unpronounceable name, has luminous eyes. The worms that hide in the mud are brilliant light givers, some emitting lights of several colors. The sea plumes and fans of the south are gorgeous in a lilac light. In fact, in some places every thing brought to the surface is a light giver, so that we can well imagine that while the deep sea has 110 sunlight, na ture has done her best to compensate for the omission. Even among the shells we find light givers. The little cleodora, with its little fairy ship or shell, emits a light now of intense blue, again red or white, while the pholas, the little bivalve that enters solid rock with all the ease of the miner, has a brilliant bluish light that continues even after the death of the animal, and as long ago as the time of Pliny a 'writer said that those who dined upon the pholas appeared to 1x3 eating fire, so vivid was the phosphorescence. Some inter esting experiments have been tried with this light giver. Thus by placing one in honey its luminosity was retained for a year. As may be surmised such experi ments were made with the idea of ren dering the phosphorescence of the pholas permanent, and if the secret of animal luminosity could be discovered and ap plied to the wants of the man it would without doubt revolutionize existing methods. "We have seen that the deep sea and shallow waters have their fights, yet if all these were combined the most deli cately adjusted thermometer , would fail to show the slightest elevation of tem perature, and thi3 is the peculiarity of phosphorescent fight. It is heatless, glows in vacuum, under water in fact, in all conditions where ordinary light fails. If it is a combustion no one can prove it: and a consumption of organic fuel, ac companied by light but not heat, is diffi cult to understand. Endless theories have been propounded to explain the phe nomena, and it is safe to say that very little more is known to-day than was ad vanced where phosphorescence was first observed. San Francisco Calh Accident in a Cooking: School. The other day something slipped and boiling water ran over Miss Maria Par ley's hands. There was a little cry from the hundred or more women in the room, but not a sound, not a change of e muscle on the face of the lecturer. A little soda oi the raw, red flesh, a handkerchief torn in halves, and the business of the hour went on, those hands swelling into puffy balls of pain before her hearers' eyes. She did not flinch from her busi ness, nor abate one jot or one tittle of her running fire of jests till the morning's baking was out cl the oven and the work ;of the session was done. Brooklyn Union. CHRISTMAS ANNOUNCEMENT EX S; S. AUSTRALIA, The Cal. Fruit Market Is now replenished with Fresh Fruits, imported especially for the Holiday Season. Fresli tirapes Apples and Pears, All sound and large variety. Nuts, soft and hard shell, Smyrna and Cali fornia Fig.?, fresh and juicy. Also, o" consignment, this year's Canned Fruits; such as. Peaches, Apricots, Bartlett Pears, Plums., etc. Canned Jellies Strawberry.Raspberry.Quinoe, etc. etc Also, "a Prime Lot of Mustard and other Pickles, small and large bottles. Kegs of pickles very cheap. Potatoes and Onions, extra quality, White Fleart Cabbage and Cauliflower. Cases Columbia River Salmon and Smoked Salmon. Canned Tomatoes, Catsup, Sardines. The above goods on consignment will be sold on libf ral terms to the trade. FROM WAIALUA Oue Hundred Corn-fed Turkeys, (Heavy.) tW Goods In our line packed carefully for shipment. California Fruit Market, Corner Kiig and Alakea streets. Mutual Tele phone 378. GKASS SEEDS. COCKSFOOT, RYE GRASS, ENG LISH RED CLOVER, COW GRASS. THE ATTENTION OF ALL INTERESTED IN improving the pasture lands of the Islands is called to the above valuable seeds, which we offer for sale in lots to suit purchasers. We have also on band 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-.iunel8tfd&w WM. G, IRWIN & CO. BUHACH ! THE GREAT CALIFORNIA INSECTICIDE. Beware ot Imitations, Which are beintr put upon the market. THE GENUINE BUHACH sold only by KfilM NmiT I AT SoleAgents In the HAWAIIAN ISLANDS . FOR THE Buliacli Producing and Mfg. Co. STOCKTON, CAL. 78 augl2tf FRANK GODFREY, General Business Agent, No. 84 KING ST. Burgess Express Office P. O. BOX 345 Frank Godfrey, King; Street, P. O. Box 345. WRITER, COPYIST, COLLECTOR. General Business Agent Frank Godfrey, St King; Street, P. O. Box 345. flouses Let, Rooms Rented, Lands Leased. Frank Godfrey, 81 Kiusr Street, P. O. Box 345. Records Searched, Leases Drawn, Loans Negotiated. ollected, Mortgages Obtained On Real Estate and x ersonal Property. Frank Godfrey, 84 Itinsr Street, P. O. Box 345. GIVE LIE A CALL 1 TillOf St (Burgess Express Office) u xvim; ot, p. 0. box 345. Waterliouse & Lester, IMPORTERS OF WAGON LUMBER AND CAKE IAGE MATERIAL 16 to 22 Beale street. Ban Francisco. apl9 M. PHILLIPS & Co., Importers and Ylliolenle Dealer i Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Men's Furnish lngr and Fancy Goods. No. 11 Ea&humanu Street Honolulu, H. I. 25tf-wtf Co. Go'mmerc IS Heading JfaJJy Newspaper IN Office, 40 and 48 Merchant Street, Honolulu. THE ADVERTISER Represents the Interests of Planter, the Storekeeper, the fuct, all CLisses of the Community. THE ADVERTISER Has for many years been noted forits Reports of Legislative Proceedings, Important Law Cases, etc. These are recorded Verbatim when the importance of the occasion warrants it. 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Diplomas, Catalogues, Biol t ius VBdn A.nd in fact every tiling which a first-class office can do. Australian Mail Service. FOR SAN FRANCISCO. rhe new and fine Al eteel Bteam8bfp ALAME A." J th Oceanic Steamship Company, will be due 'at Honolulu from Sydney and Auckland on or about February 12tli, 1888, And will leave for the abwve port with mails aad passenger on or about that date. For freight or passage, having SUPEKJOK ACCOMMODATIONS, apply to Win. e. Irwin & Co., A.UKNT3. For Sydney and Auckland. The aew and fine A 1 steel steamship MARIPOSA. ?5 Of the Oceanic Steamship Company, will be due at Honolulu from San Francisco or or about January 19, 1888. And will have prompv dl3patcn with mails an assengers for the above ports. .ToTl AC. For rreightor passage, having bUPK"" COMMODATIONS, apply to Wm. Gr. IrAvin & Co., AGENTS Notice of Removal. THOMAS UNDKAT Manufacture n it 3 o n el 6 : J HAS REMO' KI TO; Thomas Block, Kim 'I. 7T u