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PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, FEBRUARY 22, 1888.
rHC DAILY has in his residence at 10 East Thirty fifth street, what looks wonderfully like the famous peachblow vase which so mysteriously disappeared when it was sold from the Morgan collection for $18,000. Mr. Ives said that one of the conditions of the sale of the vase to him was that he should not inquire who owned it before. "How many peach blow vaspa are there in America ?" was E V FRY MORNING.a j asked of Mr. Ives. "I understand there j are three, but I only know of. one, and vou see it before vou." Pacific Commercial Advertiser IS PUBLISHED -:o:- tkkms or NrnsnuPTios. Per annum - f 5 00 Six moaths 3 00 Permontn - 50c ff4Mubritioiis layable Always iu AI vauce. Communications from all parts of the Kingdom Ul always be very acceptable. Persons residln? in any part of the United states ran remit the amount of subscription due by Pos Office money order. Matter intended for publication in the editorial columns should be addressed to Editor Pacific Commercial Advkrtiskr. Business communications and advertisements snoult be addressed simply P. C. Advertiskk, an 1 not to individual WEDNESDAY Februarv 22d A PHILANTHROPIC CONSUL. It is pleasing to note the zest with which Mr. Theo. H. Davies, the British Vice Consul, enters into any movement of a character calculated to have a beneficial influence upon the moral and intellectual welfare of society. Almost immediately upon his return from England Mr. Davies was found engaging in work of the kind, and has been ever since at fre quent intervals, either in connection with the Y. M. C. A., Blue Ribbon League or some other organization. On Thursday evening an entertainment, of which he is the promoter, will be given to the employees of the Iron Works. In fact, he is in his element when devoting his attention to such matters. If there were more men of this stamp in our midst political animosities would prob ably be a less prominent feature in local circles than is now the case. SUGAR IN UTAH. A despatch from Salt Lake City, Feb ruary 3d says: "In the Council to-day a bill was introduced and referred to the Committee on Manufactures to encour age the manufacture of sugar in the Ter ritory of Utah. The bill provides that to encourage the production and man ufacture of sugar in Utah there shall be rid nut of anv monevs not otherwise appropriated, to any individual, firm or J corporaiion who, wiiuin me next ensu ing two years, or before the 1st day of March, 1890, shall manufacture mer chantable sugar within the Territory of Utah from raw materials produced in said Territory a bounty of 2 cents per pound upon all merchantable sugar made, provided that the quantity made .shall not be less than 100,000 pounds in any one year, and provided that the total of such bounty for said full period of two years shall not exceed $20,000. NEWS ITEMS. A man has been found in England who will face Sullivan. John Knifton writes to the "Sporting Life" as follows: "If your readers will refer to your report of the speech made by J. L. Sullivan prev ious to his departure from America, in which he stated he hoped to meet among others Smith, Mitchell and Knif ton, and to battle for the championship of the world, they will think me want ing, not only in courage but in patriot ism, if I fail to try to uphold the honor of old England. I therefore say I shall be glad to accept 200 to stand in front of Mr. Sullivan for six rounds, or to fight him in the prize ring of $200 a side, this amount being the limit of my resources at bank at the present time, and I can only depend on one backer who has hitherto nobly supported me, viz : Ben Clark. Advices from Brownsville, Tex., Feb ruary 9th, give a brief account of a re cent attempt to assassinate General Martinez, the Mexican revolutionist, who is an exile at that point. The story is that a Major of the Mexican artillery was sent to Matamoras, ostensibly to in spect a battery, but that he really was under instructions from the capital to se cure the assassination of Martinez ; that two deserters from the Mexican armv were released from prison and were dep utized to do the murder; that they and another Mexican undertook to do the job, but it was discovered by the Gen eral, and the conspirators have been ar rested and put in jail at Brownsville, i The third man escaped to the Mexican side of the river. The affair is said to have created a good deal of excitement. Brayton Ives, the banker of New York, J THE Pacific Commercial Advertiser i Is now lor sale daily at the Following place: J. H. SOPER Mercnaatstr.t A. M HEV.TT r Merchant street T. O." i ii RUM Fort street WM. HTrt -. LMANN Hawaiian Hotel Five Cents per Copy. The condition of the Crown Prince grew worse February 9th, and the diffi culty of breathing increased so much that a telegram was sent to Dr. Bergman at Berlin, ordering him to come to the patient's assistance without delay. The doctor arrived in the afternoon, and shortly after 4 o'clock he performed the operation of tracheotomy on the Crown Prince's throat. The operation was a success, and the patient at once showed signs of relief. The physicians are pleased with the results of the operation and confident of the patient's speedy i coverv. The Prince bore the operation bravely. The largest perfect emerald in the world is that in the most valuable neck lace ever made in this country, which is now in the possession of William Rie man of the Astor House. There are thirty-two emeralds and thirty-nine dia monds in the necklace, but the big emer ald was one of the jewels in the crown of the Shah of Persia. Four years were oc cupied in securing the stones, and in a short time the necklace will adorn a prominent society lady. Her husband gave Rieman carte blanche to secure the best stones which could be found. The Grant Monument Association has issued a circular addressed to artists, architects and sculptors, inviting com petitive designs for a monument to be erected over General Grant's grave, to cost $500,000. Prizes of $1,500, $1,000, $500, $300 and $200 are offered. In formation as to the rules governing com petition can be had on application to Richard T. Greener, Secretary, No. 140 Broadway. Millard F. Brown, about six weeks old, has been put on exhibition at Hor ticultural Hall, Boston, Mass, by his parents, a Lynn couple. The child is just ten inches in length and properly formed. His wrists measure one inch in circumference. Each foot is just 1) inches long. The infant is wrapped in cotton-batting, and lies in a cradle 14 inches long. The Rome "Tribunal" announces that every vessel in the navy has been or dered in readiness for active service and that the naval armament at Naples has assumed extraordinary activity. These preparations are in accordance with cipher instructions from the Govern ment. Prince Phillip of Bourbon, son of the Duke of Aquela and nephew of the Em peror of Brazil, has been sentenced by default to thirteen months' imprison ment and to pay 5,000 francs damages for a swindling jewelry transaction. C T. Ordn ay nnd the Wild Dors. The San Francisco "Examiner" of February Sth has the following: "The wild dogs of Halalei," said C. T. Ord way, who arrived from Hawaii a few days since on the schooner Lurline, "are getting to be very troublesome. There are hundreds, if not thousands of them on Halalei, and they are extremely destructive to the goats and sheep that graze there. Owners of stock have ex pert native Kanakas hunting for them all the time, but they make little head way. It is rare that they kill any. They are too cunning. "They also have tried trapping and baiting them with poisoned meats, but this does not fetch them either. They are as wily and suspicious as a fox, and refuse to have anything to do with that which looks the least bit suspicious. "These wild dogs are of a dirty yel lowish color, with sharp, almo t white, nos ?s and upright sharp etrs th: t look as if snipped off with shears. Their teeth are as sharp as needles, and a couple of them stick out very long. They weigh about 75 pounds each, when grown, and can rnn like a deer. "They are by no means particular about using their legs, however. They are very vicious, especially when their young are with them, and enjoy a fight. The Kanakas are afraid of them. It is not known how these dogs got wild, for everybody I met at Halalei told me they were always there. "They are breeding pretty fast, and the residents of the island don't know what to do about it. They roam in bands , of from four to six usually, and sleep in the lava-capped hills and clefts of the rocks. Lately they have been getting away with not only the sheep and goats but the calves even up to a year old. "Two or three wild dogs can easily down a yearling, while the others in the pack stand round and nip the other cat tle and keep them at bay. Once the calf is down they cut his throat and suck the blood. "Tli,ti i:T..... r .il uuififin iruui any oiner species of wild dogs I have ever yet heard of. It is thought that only regularly organized forces will be able to thin them out, and the scattering residents of Halalei are now preparing to make war upon them in earnest with imported greyhounds and guns loaded with buckshot." How the Chinese Train Fijhtin Turtles. Wonsr Chin Foo in Chicago News. Turtle fighting is very common in the east, and I am surprised the sport has not been introduced into this country. It's quiet, nice, and very satisfactory. Two kinds of the reptiles are good for fighting the mud-turtle and the snap per. The latter is cuicker and more ferocious, oung and old ones are no good. The best run from seven to twenty pounds in weight, and are from 5 years old upward. After being caught they are regularly trained. We feed them with raw meat, raw fish, and a strong drug whose name I don't know. To make their jaws strong and their ! eyes quick, we tease them twice a day witn woouen sucks ana wun rags uea up to look like another turtle's head. Then we fix up their jaws and teeth. We file them and fix them until they are sharp as the blade of a knife. A few months' training is all they want. They'll snap a pencil at a bite, or crush and bite through a bamboo in a minute or two. A week before a fight they should be teased every two or three hours and given red pepper on their food. They get crazy mad and will attack their trainer at very chance. TVhen they are fighting we throw red pepper on their wounds to make them more savage. You want to be very careful, tho- gh, in training and fight ing them, because they'll snap at you every time. If they get hold of you a piece comes out or a finger comes off, and sometimes their bites are poisonous and the trainer dies. Tricks of the Stage Corumer's Trade. fNew YorkS-jTi.7 The reporter asked the customer if h? could mai.e a crooked leg straight, and he replied that he often cured people of bow-leggedness, and made their legs straight an operation beyond the skill of the most accomplished surgeon. Padding out the hollows and a judicious proportion of padding at other points is all that is required. Of course, there are special ways of padding for cer tain lines of character, and the cos tumer can turn a shapely man into a hunchback or into a fat man. A slim actor need not be afraid to play a heroic character; for he can be made stalwart one-half as big again if neceesary. For him there are pad Jed shirts which give him a splendid chest, and also arm and shoulder pads. There are special arm pads for Roman characters, and shoulder pads are often used to make the shoulders even, for frequently one shoulder will be lower than the other. There are special cases in which the deficiencies are so di.iicult to remedy that a plaster cast is taken of the de ficient limb, and a skillful workman set to work to make a special pair of tights which will hide the deficiencies shown in the plaster cast. This usually has to be done in case or bow-leggedness; also in case of large calves and small thighs, in which case the tights have to be nicely graduated. As an example of the difficulties he sometimes had to deal with, the costumertold of a case in which he had to proportion a pair of legs, the calf of one being twelve and one-half inches '": that of the other fourteen inches. The deficiency he has most frequently to remedy lor women is the dent made by the gartc-rs. Actors most f re luently want calf and thigh tights. The reporter was surprised to hear that the wearing of padded tights is as com mon among actors as it is among actresses, .Nine out of ten actors pad. Of the women on the stage the ballet dancers make the greatest demand for tights, as the exercise of dancing hard ens and thins the legs. How Calcutta Was Founded. Ran Francisco Call.l Since the advent of the British into power in India the fearfnl rite of suttee, which condemned to be burnt along with her husband his widows, has been prevented; and though, even at this day, a Hindostani burning is a sight by no means pleasant, it was much more fearful when along with the burning dead husband were burned one or more of his late wives. The first time when that sacrifice was clearly brought home to Englishmen was when Job Charnock, half-pirate, half-adventurer, saved the life of a beautiful Bengalee widow as she was being thrust upon the burning pyre of her husband. Job Charnock laid the foundation of the present capital of India, Calcutta, and it was at its present site where the gallant sailor per formed this hazardous saving feat. Charnock had penetrated up the Hoogly in the quest of adventures, and seeing from his vessel preparation for the burning of a Hindoo he watched the process with curious excitement; but when it came to cremating living reople, and above all a young women, all the generous impulses of the sailor's heart were stirred, and calling to his com rades he leaped ashore, and with the aid of their knives he soon dispersed the heathens, and afterward married the woman and founded Calcutta. Pneumonia and Ozone. Scientific American. Dr. Draper, of the meteorological ob servatory at Central park, New York city, has called attention to the fact that during the past eight years there has been an apparent connection be tween the death-rate from pneumonia in New York and the presence of oone in the atmosphere. The epidemic has been particularly fatal during the pres ent year, and it is stated on good au thority that the death-rate 'from this cause has exceeded that from cholera itk 1S54. It has not been determined whether the connection between the disease and the ozone in the air is sim ply a coincidence, or whether there are scientific reasons for their joint appearance. A D ff.rence in Delicacy. 'It is true," observes M. O'Rell. with a smile of superioritv, "that in England you find soap in hotel bedrooms, but nglish people and their American cousins will perhaps be surprised when we tell them that a French gentleman would feel perhaps as much repugnance to using a well-worn cake of hotel soap as an Englishman would feel to putting in his mouth a toothbrush that he hap pened to find on the dressing table of a lodging house. We will even venture to add that many French ladies carry delicac so far as to take their own bed linen with them on their journeys." Jumbo's heart weighed l,t00 pounds. FINE WATEBPROOFS -A N D India Rubber doing FOK SALE AT Ed. Hoffschlaeger & Co., Kins: ami Betliel St roe s. d&w SAMOAN VIEWS ! By J. I). Strong, Who accompanied'the Hawaiian Embassy, J. J. Williams, Photographer, 101J Fori Has on Street, Salea Series Views of Honolulu, of Samoan Life & Character And 'Historical Incidents 'connected with the Hawaiian Mission to Samoii. An merit. Immense Variety and Great Artistic Call and See Them. .aDIttriistintnls. LARGE IMPORTATION 0 F- SILKS! SILKS! SILK Direct From Paris, Jiovr O A T THE Popular Millinery Hon - 10-4 Fort St., Honolulu. s J r S. SACKS, PKOPIUETOK, Black Gros Grain Silk, Black Jinadama Silk. White and Cream lflnnliiina Cream Tricot Silks and Satins 5 a V Also, a Fine Assortment of Handsome Kmnihroidered Black Cashmere Sliawls and S VERY RICH AND STYLISH. ear; 7These Goods are DIRECT FROM tionally LOW PRICES. PARIS, and will ha sold at! 1876. GEO W. LINCOLN. BUILDEE 75 and 77 Kino- Street, Bell Telephone No. 275. P5 - 11 oiiolu! Mutual Telephone .; PACIFIC Commercial Aclvertisei J OHN NOT T. 8TKA M" BOOK AND JOB PRINTING OFFICE Is prepare d to do 1I kind o Commercial & Legal Work Having just Received a'.Complete and. New Assortment of Job Types and Ornaments Of the Latest Stvlee, from the meet Cel bra ted Foundries of the United States, and employing only Experienced and Jastv Workmen, we are prepared to turn oat Letter Head, Bill Heads. Circulars. Note Heads, Ntatenuenta, Bills or ladfnsr. Stork Certificate. Business Cards. Meal Cheeks, Milk Tickets, rank Cneeks Co ii tracts. HortgraKe Blanks, Leases, Shipping Contracts, fin Hawaiian fc Engllf hj Calendars, Blank Cheeks, Orders, Receipts, .Hnrriare Certificates. Diplomas, Catalogues, Blotting Jadi And in fact everything which a first-class office can do. A.Dr li :tr ). - - h. i .:. J ' - i--; ' :" Stores, Ranges and Housekeeping GuOds. Plumbing, Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron (77 H. E. Alelntyre & Bro., IMPORTERS AND DEALKKM IN Groceries Provisions and Feec EAST CORNER FORT AND KINO STREETS. New Ooods received by every packet from the KuiUern States and Europe. Ffh Produce by every steamer. All orders faithfully attended to, and floods df li r d to any rhrt' city free of charge. Island orders solicited. Satisfaction jfiiaranu-d. Postotlire Vox ! Telephone No. 92 tof MAMMOTH SHIPMENT HAY AND GRAIN, Just received and for Sale at LOWEST MARKET PRICE. ISIOX FEED CO., II. TO SUJJSCIUBfUfS. SUBSCRIBERS TO THE PACIFIC rti t i m-rpnern u-tin fail to rfffJ"'" Tiar,Pr r( jtuUtIv are reauested to cr-rrrfcuiu the fact to the office withon delay ephone No. 78. Jliiiai1 T'i MESSRS. J. E. BROWN k CO. ARK AljH iied to colUct subscriptions for tte PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER- Honolulu, January 17, 188. F00K LTJN & CO., 113 Nuuanu jStreet, IMPORTERS EAND DEALERS IN Chinese & Japanese Goods Fire Crackers, New Designs in Cups and Saucers, Tea, Cigars, and all kinds of Fancy Goods. ISTOTICI TO ARRIVE BY TIIK 'Mai S. S. 'Australia Apples, Sweet and Baking. Pears. Prunes. Jam anJJ' Canned Fruit.--. Potatoes, Onions. (Jarlic. CabLape--Cauliflower. Walnuts, Hazel Nuts. Italian Chestnut. . Almond "We havenow a steam nut chine in full rut.ning order. roaming' Regular sbij meats by every steamer. 2yTwenty-live turkeys on hand. extra heavy corn POST OFFICE BOX NO. 255. California Fruit King Mtreet. ) El