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DAILY PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISE!!, DECEMBER 18, 1888.
k JJji 3utl)oriti. Notllce. All persons desiring the services of the dorless Excavator, are requested to call at or communicate with the office of the Board of Health. W. G. ASHLEY, 71t - Secretary. HE DAILY Pacific Commercial Advertiser. Be just and fear not: Let all the ends thou aiin'st at be TLy Country's, thy God's, and Truth's. THURSDAY, : DECEMBER 13, 1888. If the editor of the Advertiser wants to be in office, and is in and if the editor of the Bulletin prefers to stay out, and is out, why should not both parties be) happy. As for the rest of the com munity, we do not believe one in a hun dred cares the value of a Confederate ehin-plaster about the whole matter. The letter of Mr. Hartwell in last Thursday's Bulletin contains much that is not only sound, but incontestible. The criticism which we feel obliged to offer is this : that some of his general proposi tions, however excellent in themselves, are not strictly applicable to the matter under discussion. For instance, he says, 41 The great protection of the law is about and around us all alike, lio man is so humble or so mean or so wicked, as to be free from its obligations or beyond its reach. Make outlaws ot anv clasp of men, and what may one expect them, but that they will resort to illegal methods?" Very true; but we do not understand that it is proposed to make outlaws of any one. The gentleman's language seems to us to involve one ol those overstatements which are very much to be deprecated in discussions of this kind. However objectionable class or race legislation may seem on theoreti cal grounds, the experience of many countries lias shown that such legislation is sometimes necessary, and whatever is .necessary, becomes, in virtue of that very fact, proper and right. Legislation based on class or race distinctions existed un der our old constitution, and exist3 un der the prosent one. Witness the law prohibiting Hawaiians from purchasing intoxicating liquor, which was in force for many years, and whoso constitution ality was, if we mistake not, sustained by our Supreme Court. Witness also ' the laws now in force restricting and regulating Chinese immigration, limit ing the number who may come in a given time, and so on. Legislation based up on similar distinctions exists to-day in the United States, in the British Colonies and in many other places. The subjects of such legislation are limited and re stricted certainly, possibly wronged, but it is an unjustifiable use of language to ay that they are outlawed. A little further oh Mr. H. remarks: "I do not believe . that a legislature will ever be elected in Hawaii, which will undertake to enact laws by which a third of the male population are to be kept down by main force. The evils of bribery, of official and private dishonesty, of cor ruption of any kind, will not be remedi ed by such legislation." This seems to show a 'curious misapprehension of the objects to be attained or attempted by means of anti-Chinese legislation. Ad ditional measures in restriction or regu lation of the Chinese are not sought as a means of getting rid of the "evils of bribery" or of official and private dis honesty," nor did we ever hear of any one claiming that they would have such effect. The motives which actuate men in thia. matter pertain, not mainly to private integrity or official rectitude, though these may be somewhat involved, but rather to questions of bread and beef. Bread and beef may not be the highest incentives to ' human action. Such considerations may seem common place, and even vulgar, to those whose own means of support are not in danger. Nevertheless, they appeal to the average of mankind with a force which is not to be resisted. What laws any future legis lature to be elected in this country may see fit to enact, is something which none of mb can tell. It seems to us, however, that if they fairly represent the present views of their constituents, that is to say, of a majority of the voting popula tion, they can hardly fail to attempt something in the line which Mr. Hart well seems to deprecate. News From Micronesia. The Morning Star made a good pas sage to iCusaie. In the nineteen and a half days from Honolulu, there were only ten hours of steaming. Mrs. Walkup probably died after the Star left Kusaie, for the news comes from Ponape in letters sent October let. The Star arrived at ltuk August 14th. Rev. Mr. Treiber was aiek with a fever similar to Mr. Logan's, but was convalescent when the Star left. The fStar left Ponape on her return trip eastward, August 23rd. A mail was despatched from Ponape by a sailing yeauel for Ban Francisco, September 27th but the vessel (name not given) was wrecked as she was leaving tho harbor. A letters were saved, however and dried and forwarded October 1st' by a BjuoUh war vessel via Manila. MRS. LAURA. DICKSON. It was the privilege of the writer to be at the bedside of Laura Dickson, when " the silver cord was broken" and that strong, noble, true Christian soul passed into the " unseen holy." Like the mountain-side whereon Moses saw the bush burn, that was not consumed, that death chamber was holy ground. God spoke to that little group of four orphaned girls, and the few dear friends, and as long as we linger here in " the land of the dying" His message will be cher ished. "Our people die well!" wiote John to Charles -Wesley, in the early days of Methodism. Laura Dickson's was a sweet, courageous Christian death. On Sunday afternoon, November 25th, at 3 :30 o'clock, the Hawaiian colony resident in Oakland and San Francisco, gathered at the Grand Hotel to pay their tribute of love and affection to one of Hawaii's noblest women. The use of one of the largest suites of private parlors was generously given by the proprietors, and these were thronged, and a great number stood patiently in the hall-way. At least two hundred persons were in attendance. The floral tributes wfere chaste and beautiful. Rev. J. A. Cruzan,- now pastor of the Third Congregational Church, San Francisco, and Mrs. Dickson's pastor in Honolulu for six years, had charge oi the services, and was assisted by Kev. Walter Frear, of Oakland, also a former pastor of the deceased. The service was very beautiful and touching; through it all there ran an undertone of triumph, and of peace, and of victory. Mr. Cruzan read a brief ritual, Mr. Frear offered the prayer of invocation ; Miss Newland and Miss Fox, from Suell's. Female Semin ary, sang very sweetly, " Jesus, Lover of My Soul" to the tune Refuge; Mr. Frear read the 103rd Psalm, John 14th chapter, and the first eight verses of the 21st chapter of Revelation. Mr. Cruzan's address was in substance as follows : " Life for a term of years in Hawaii tends to give many peculiarities, and one of the pleasantest of these is the close knitting of hearts by the ties of love. In our isolated life there we come to know each other most intimately, and t love deeply, tenderly, truly. We Hawaiians do not transplaut easily. The old ties remain ever strong. A great sorrow, like tho death of Laura Dickson. brings us together from our homes around San Francisco Bay, and we are as one great family, lhis loss comes home to each of us as a personal loss. I can therefore speak to you who knew her so intimately and loved her so dear ly, as I could not and would not to mere acquaintances. .Laura Dickson was lortunate in many things, but in no one thing was she more blessed than in her birth. She was well-born. It has taken science nearly six thousand years to grasp that sturdy old Bible truth, the value of noble ancestry. As Joseph Cook forcibly puts it, ' In order to stand a fair chance to be born again, a man must be born right the firdt time To have had for her father such a man as Dr. G. P. Juddj and for her mother such a woman as Laura Fish Judd, was a signal blessing. It was from these strong characters, and the training which she received at their hands, that Laura Dickson received her marked personality. " Let me voice for you a few of the prominent traits of this noble woman's character. And, first, she was a strong, positive personality. We are accus tomed to think of strength as a mascu line trait. And yet I believe that the strength to stand for that which is right, at all hazards and costs, ia oftener found in woman than in man. Certainly it was in the character of Laura Dickson,as we seldom find it in men. She had clear, 3trcng convictions, and the courage of them. 'What is right?' was her first question, and when the answer was clear, she went straight forward, making her way if need be. "Notwithstanding her positivenessand strength, she had no enemies. During the six years of my residence in Hono lulu, 1 never heard a hard, unkind word spoken against Laura Dickson. Why? Because joined with her strength, was a sweetness and . tenderness, such as is rarely found. And here again, we mis take in our thinking; we associate strength with a certain roughness and hardness of character. No. The truly strong soul is always the truly tender and loving soul. What a broad, strong, Christ-like charity was hers a charity that sought not its own, was not easily provoked, and that thought no evil ; re joiced not in iniquity, but in the truth.' "Joined with strength and sweetness, nay, the rich soil out of which these grew was a strong, childlike faith. Hers was not an unthinking, unreasoning, in herited faith. It was a faith that she wrought out for herself. She could say with Paul, ' I know in whom I have be lieved.' Christ's word and will were law to her. "Of her work and influence in Hawaii I do not need to speak. It is a part of the daily life of Honolulu, and the" little Island Kingdom, and Laura Dickson will live in hundreds of lives long after her body has gone back to earth. Her yreat heart and strong faith took in all who needed her. The Honolulu papers are filled with articles upon ' How to reach young men?'. Laura Dickson knew how. I have had young men again and again say to me, ' I owe what I am to Mrs. Dickson. Just at the right time sho laid a restraining hand on my arm, and turned my feet back into the right path.' The sick and discouraged strangers, who came in such numbers to Hawaii so late in their quest of health, that they found instead a grave these she seemed to know of by instinct. All over America there are homes where the name of Laura Dickson is cherished by bereaved ones, who will feel doubly bereaved when the news comes of the death of her who so kindly ministered to their ' stranger in the strange land ' of Hawaii. The sorrowing, the over burdened, the sin-bearers, instinctively sought her home and heart for help, and she gladly gave of her strength, her sympathy, her substance, in obedience to her Master's word, ' Bear ye one ano ther's burdens.' How the natives loved and trusted her ! and well they might, for from the depths of her great heart she loved that people to whom her father and mother gave, such long, patient, self sacrificing service. . I dare not trustjny seli to speak of how much she was to the dear ones in her own home. You have no need that I should speak, for your thoughts outrun my words. That home that we all remember so well was lika the city that is set upon a hill. She was a devoted wife and mother. But that home was more than a haven for a family it waB a hayn for ail who loved that which is ' true and honest, and ot good report.' And out from its wide- opened hospitable doors there went an influence which was as a tonic to me social life of Honolulu.' God be thanked for such homes, and loving praise to the noble women who create them ! "I refuse to think of Laura Dickson as dead. When Owen was on his death bed, in dictating a letter to a friend, his' amanuensis wrote, 'I am still in the land of the living.' No. Change that,' said Owen, write " I am still in the land of the dying, but hope soon to be in the land of the living." ' We are still in the land of the dying, but she is where there is no death. We read of that wondrous city of the redeemed, 'And the gates shall in no wise be shut.' By the eye of faith I look through the fast open gates, and I see one whom we all love, surrounded by a great host ; her loved ones are there, and young men whom she has helped, and the strangers to whom she ministered, and the sorrowing whom she comforted, and the swarthy Hawaiians whom she taught the Gospel these and many others throng about her. Her lips have drunk of 'the river of water of life clear as crystal ;' her hand waves us a welcome ; her voice.strongand clear,sings for us the Pauline chant of victory, 'I have fought a good fight ; I have finished my course ; I have kept the faith ; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteous ness. Miss Newland and Miss Fox followed the address with the beautiful song " Light after Darkness," and Mr. Cru zan closed the very appropriate service with a tender, sympathetic prayer. J. A. C. San Francisco, Dec. 3, 188S. Police Court. Wednesday, Dec. 12. John Furlong, Edmund Kiningle, Malie w., Kaawalaa, Jas. Moran, C. H. Williams, Richard Morris, Frank Brad ley and Pehikulani, all fined or forfeited bail of $6 each for drunkenness. Friday, assault and battery on J. W. Weilie, 40 days' imprisonment at hard labor and pay costs $3.20. A native woman is released by the Crown from a charge of assault and bat tery. A disorderly conduct case is continued. Ah Sing and Ah Fo plead guilty to having lottery tickets in their possession. Fined each $30 and $1 costs. Henry Bryant, a Hawaiian by birth, carpenter by trade, married, ia. commit ted to the Insane Asylum on the evi dence of Dr. Tucker that he i4 suffering from acute mania. CIVIL CASES. Firstcalled is continued. Kaahauui k. vs. O. W. Kingsley. Trespass, claim for $125. J. L. Kaulu kou for plaintiff; A. P. Peterson for de fendant. This suit arises from the shoot ing of a horse at Ewa in October last, during a skirmish between Kingsley the defendant, then on duty as a special officer of the Board of Health, and cer tain alleged lepers, whom he was seeking to arrest, and their abettors in resisting arrest. Witness for the plaintiff swTore three shots were fired by defendant be fore the fire wa.s returned, and that the horse was hit by the third shot. De fendant testified that two shots were fired at him from behind the corner of a building by a man and woman before he fired, that he jumped off his horse and fired from the trail, that he fired nine shots altogether from a revolver while they fired eighteen from their guns, and that the officer accompanying him said he had no revolver and had told him he would not assist in arresting the man wanted in the warrant because he was a relative. The case being heard it is continued to the 14th for judgment. Supreme Court At Chambers. Tuesday, Dec. 11. Probate Division. Before Mr. Justice Preston. Estate Alexander Campbell. Ordered that letters of administration issue to Alexander J. Campbell under bond of $40,000. J. M. Mocsarrat for petitioner. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Law Division. Before Mr. Justice Preston. Bankruptcy P. Mclnerny. Two creditors prove debts amounting to $620.50. T. F. Lansing is appointed asbignee under bond of $2,000. Equity Division. Before Mr. Justice McCully. J. K. Nahale and others vs. Chas. Kaaike. Still on from previous two days. O. A. It. Tuesday night there was a large tendance at the Geo. W. DeLong Post, 'on the occasion of the election of officers for the ensuing year. The following gentlemen "were chosen to the several positions of honor : P. C .Comrade Turrill S. V. C .". . .Comrade Wilkinson J. V. C .Comrade Artier Q. M Comrade Greene Surgeon Comrade Etuerson Chaplain Comrade Sherman O. D Comrade MoKeague O. O Comrade Short Col. Ashford, the retiring Post Com mander, was unanimously chosen for presentation to the Adjutant General for the position of Aide-de-Camp on the De partment Staff. Truth Expires. , The sixth and last issue of the Oahu College Truth appeared on Wednesday in a quarto folio, wherein the editors nd one knows yet who they are) very humorously yet with dignity thanked the teachers and students for the great interest they have shown to the " retiring sheet;" and hoped they have been benefited by it. By the suspension of th'e Truth, the minds of some of the teachers and students, who formed in teresting topics for its page;?, will be re lieved from the mental stress suffered during its brief existence ;but by the maj ority of its readers, who luckily escaped its " hits," and have always found great enjoyment from its columns, the Truth' will be missed. To-nighta Sale. Quite a large number of people viit t Mr. Levey's auction rooms to inspect the display of Cliristmas goods, to be sold at auction there this evening for Messrs. G. W. Macfarlane & Co. These are an un usually good quality of gift goods, and the popular interest manifested in them before the sale, as mentioned above, is promising of a large attendance to-night. Sal? begins at 7 sharp. Ladies provided with comfortable faeilitiea. mm Absolutely Pure. or quick raising, the Royal Baking Powder is superior to all other leavening agents. It i3 ab solutely pure and wholesome and of the highest leavening power. It ia always uniform in strength and quality and never faUs to mate light, sweet, moat palatable and nutritive food. Bread, biscuits, muffins, cake, etc, raised with Royal Baking Powder may be eaten hot without distressing results to the most deiicate digestive organs. It will keep In any climate without deterioration. Prof. H. A. Mott, U. S. Government Chemist, after examining officially the principal baking powders of the coufotry, reported: "The Roval Baking Powder is absolutely pure, for I have so found it in many tests made both for that company and the United States Govern ment. Because of the facilities that company have for obtaining perfectly pure cream of tartar, and for other reasons dependent upon the proper proportions of the same, and the method of its preparation, the Royal Baking Powder is un doubtedly the purest and most reliable baking powder offered to the public. "Da. HENRY A. MOTT, Ph. D.," 6 1221-ly D. 8. Government Chemist. Landlord's Sale OS B O Q K S By order of Messrs. C. Brewer & Co., I will sell at public auotlon at my salesrooms. Queen street, on Saturday Evi'uiiif Dec. 22 At 8 o'clock p. m., The following property distrained for rent from the store of W H. Graenhalgh. The property consists of 2523' NOVELS, By various authors. TERMS CASH. Books will be on exhibition at my salesrooms on Saturday, Dec. 22d. Jas. F. Mlorgari, Honolulu, Dec. 7. 1PSS. AUCTIONEER., 169-td BTJHACH ! BUHACH ! . The Only Genuine California Buiiach is For Sale at BENSON, SMITH & QO.'J mj iuo yajaj uuuiiAu outi xj.DOiuriNii.ig of the BUHACH PRODUCING COMPANY op rTtI :o:- up EXT' Purchasers are CAUTIONED against'an INFERIOR Pmm insimilar style and labeled California Buhach. a DEH FT CERTIFICATE Interior Department, and Aseig the name and trade mark Producing and Manufacturing Co., may be seen on OF REGISTRATION OF TRADE MiDr , I nment of Sale and EXCLUSIVE Rloii0? M uunacn m tne Hawaiian Islands. frVCtV? s Co., of Stockton, California, to application. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. j :o; I BENSON, SMITH & COMPANY, 152-tf "SOLE AGENTS AND ASSIGNEES BAEGAINS in HOLIDAY GOODS! AT THE POPULAR MILLINERY . HOUSE, 104 FORT STREEF, 1ST., 8. SACHS, 3?rop. ' i ' I Bargains in Christmas Goods!! Consisting. of ornamental as well as useful Goeds suitable for Holiday Gifti 1 Plneli Goods and Fancy Novelties r At Prices Lower-than heretofore. SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS FOE THE HOLIDAYS! Wo will offer during this Holiday Season Special Inducements in all departineati and we invite all to inspect our goods, and compare prices 'I Plush Table Scarfs and Table Covers, a new assortment of Eand Satchels, Fancy Purses, and Fans, at very Low Prices. HANDKERCHIEFS ! Immense variety, at very low prices, Fine Embroidered, Fine Silk tnd Tux .TSTew Gloves, New Jerseys,- NVvv Mits. . A variety .'of EMBROIDERED SCARF AND SHETLAND SHAWLS, in Light Blue, Pink, Cream. Dress Silk, Dress Silk, Dress Silk! A SILK DRESS, a useful and acceptable present. We hare a fine tsiortei; in Black, Gros Grain and Brocaded Silks, Black and Colored Shadimi, Colored Surrahs and, Foulard Silks at prices to suit the times. THE HOLIDAY SEASON, 1888-9. on A omAff A on Lt :o: WE HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED LARGE ADDITIONS TO OUR TOOK of MERCHANDISE! OONSIS'DNG OF PLOWS, Harrows, Cultivators; Horse-Hoes, Planters' Hoes, Garden Hoes, Cane Knives, Spades, SHOVELS, IfafioCKS, Steel Crowbars, Canal Barrows, Garden Barrows, Ox Trace Chain, Hoe, Axe, Pick and Sledge Handles, Gal v. Nails and Spikes, Cut Nails, Refrigerators, Sheet Zinc, Sheet Lead, Carpenters' Tools, Builders Hardware, STEEL EESrOE WIRE STID STPLKs! GALV. PENCE WIRE AND STAPLES, Gulv. 4 Barbed Fence Wire, Tea Kettles, Sauce Pans, 4 . Mubbuck's foiled and Raw Paint Oil, Hubbuck's White Lead and Zinc, Hubbuck's Red Lead, Pioneer White Lead, CASTOR OIL for Lubricating, Cylinder Oil, Carbox Oil, Sperm Oil, Lard Oil, Lamps &.CWeliers, Craciery, Glassware, Silver Plated Ware, It V e nave fltiea up a department on tne i " - . X (a room 50x60 feet) exclusively for ART GOODS, of lC,h e have at present a verv Choi Sfnn.ir and mnrft to be opened in few days. We know we are safe in saying that BETTER in these Lines have never been offered for sale in this Market. KP Our Prices are Moderate ! -0 We respectfully solicit a personal inspection of our Enttf0 1 - fJCVaemmmmmmmmx: ' rs:i!;;!!i!!l!i!itiii;iii,:: -: feilM L W"pJi. i.. ..... " . "v- JUMfcjo cum vjuiiucuiCU Will lilltl Zk ItTUipnft tr Articles in Great Variety, suitable for tifol XMAS. AND NEW TEAR'S GIFTS. PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY, W 124S-lm d-lw