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TILE PACIFIC COiOLEBCIAL ADVSBTISEB: HOyOIUJLU, DECEMBER 20, 1894.
THE LADIES OK CHINA THEY WIELD CONSIDERABLE INFLU ENCE IN ORIENTAL POLITICS. The Itawipr r.rnprr Molded tUm YnUrjot llrr Country, mnd Li Huns CUag ft. .Superior Kdnratioa and ArromplUhmnt. Li Hun Cbari ha. "'ank under a weight of woes. It vra his rai.-fortuno to bo priino mini-itT of China when the war with Japan camo on. China beaten at every point, and Li was dis graced. But thi wis tho occasion of tricgins oat tho fctrons qualities of his wife, Laly or Marchiono Li, to trans late her titlo into in European equiva lent. In America t-hs would be thought a lady of inferior f-dacation, but in Chi na the I a prodigy indeed, for woman there ha-i len so prr a-cd down by ages of barbaric custom that .he can riao even a little only by tho most transcendent genius. It iJ indeed an extraordinary fact that each of thf? three countries juit now no prominent has onn talented woman of jrxeat influence in public affairs. The dowager empre-H of China was born in extreme poverty and sold as a slave at 14, yetaho became a favorite of tho emperor. Her son succeeded to the throne, and he was practically ruler for many years. The empress of Japan is universally loved for her charities and is a loader in all social reforms and tho adoption of western ways. Th queen of Korea U of the great Min faxn- r i -m f7 453Si: HAWAIIAN CARRIAGE MANUFAC T UR1HG COMPANY Importers of Carriage Goods OY EVEIIY DESCRIPTION". Itelin-1 an.l Sory Iron, Ca-t Steel, Honlu ..o.l Lmnher.Hnbe, B,lp, 11or. Swinz-. AxIm, CarrlaaeTrimmer' Goo.l,E!o. We male a ? prcUlty ci bslMing Vehicles for Island service, null as Cut-unders, Phaetons, Brakes, Delivery Wagons and Drays, NO. 70 QUEEN ST, HOKOiiUiiXr, THE HOLLISTER DBTJG COMPANY SHOWING- THE FINEST LINKS IN THE CITY OF Handsome Toilet Cases, Manicure Sets, Odor Cases, Sachets, MK. LI HUNG CHANG. ily, and by her influence kept that fam ily in power many year. There ha been a revolution, and tho queen h:u fled, but it U not known where ho ha- taken rofu;; Lady Li. or Mrs. Li Huns Chang, a we may way, i about ."." years old, but so well preserved that she might pa for 33. Hhe is of pure Tartar blood, of a distinguished Mantchoorian family and shows it in her high cheek bones and marked features, yet she is quito hand Kome. with large expressive ey s, a hap py, genial air and winning manners. As a maiden she was Wttt r dnratod than Chinese ladies g-i!t ralb :;nd af: r marriage ht-r hn.-band. contrary to all prrcedt-nt t!iere, continued h- r educa tion. In I yso some missionary do.tors admitted to her society were asfoni-hed to find that she had considerable knowl edge of medicine, undor.tol th" V.a ropean syst-ni. and in goueral inform -tion wa far superior to mo: of th mandarins. Liko her husband, hho has a great ad miration for western ways, and when the native physicians had given h,T case up as hopeless during a serious ill ness she M iit for a malo and female physician of the American board of for eign missions. They restored her health and strength, and she thereafter did all sho could to promote their work. Li Hung Chang showed his gratitude by fitting up a general dispensary in Tien-tsin, which ho presented to th mission, and Lady Li established otu ex clusively for women and put in charge of it the American lady who had at tended her. But they contended in vain with Chinese stupidity and prejudice. The people were taught and believed that the missionaries were poisoners, and th riots of two years ago followed. Lady Li and her hn.-band live in the suburbs of Tien-tsin near the bank tf the IVi-Ho river in an establishment famous fir elegance and splendor. The Ticeroy is one of the richest men in Chi na, and his wife has full control of his income. American and Luropeun ladies are ofun her guests and speak with raptnro of the wonderful walks and gardens, the fountains, flowers and fL?h ponds, the groat troops of imperial pea cocks, the song birds, curious flshes, bo tanic collections and ceramic ware illus trating Chinese art in all ages. Her the ladies of the imperial court enjoy themselves in voluptuous seclusion. But just outside the gates and everywhere else in China is the awful misery. Ninety-nine out of every hundred Chi nese women are pressed down almost to tho level of soulless automatons. Even Lady Li xhutfles about on mere stumps of feet, deformed in her child hood like all the rest, and when sh takes tho air in lxer magnificent gardens has to bo carried in a chair litter. Yet nho has a beautiful complexion, lathe twice a day in oil of orange and acacia blooms i attistic in h.r toilet and dresses her hair in o0 different ways. Such is China boundless prodigality and dainty luxury for a very tew, un ending toil and misery for the many. The present tmprosof China is young and apparently without character. The aged dowager is a woman of extraordi nary talent. Fifty years ago she was Yin Liu. the pretty child of a poor fam ily in Canton. In a famine they sold her to get food 'for tho rest. She becam a slave in a wealthy family and eventu ally in tho palace at Peking. The em--jeror was charmed with her, she te iame ono of his auxiliary wives, and ir. 1S34 bo1 '1"u a olu As nfaat lat 6ou became emperor, with his mother as regent- The Daily Adrertiser 73 cents a ccath in adtance. AND THE CHOICEST PERFUMES FROM THE LABORATORIES OF LUBI1S, LUNDBORGr, COLGATE, ATKINSON, ETC. HOLIDAY GOODS Suitable for Voun; anl Old, Male crFemale, a Varieil Assort ment can e Found at N. S. SACHS', 520 Fort Street Honolulu Special Bargain in Handkerchiefs. Children's Fancy Bordered Handkerchiefs, r0 cents a dozen ; Ladies' rancv Border Handkeichiefa,reducedto65 cents a dozen; Ladies' White Hemmed Stitch Handkerchiefs, extra value $1 a dozen ; our TVhite Embroidered Handkerchief for 15 and 20 cents is bard to beat ; our Silk Handker chief, embroidered for 15 cents, is a stunner. OUK SILKS FOK 50 CENTS A YARD In Delicate Shades and Fancy Stripes are gointf very fast. NOVELTIES I3ST SILVERWARE ! A FINE ASSORTMENT OF .Silk Drapes, Lace Scarfs, Fancy Table Covers, acceptable and useful presents; Ladies' Silk Hose, we have a fine assortment in plain and open work, in white, black, silver grey and shades of tan; Ladies' Silk Vests, Fancy Purses, Hand Bags. Do you want something for the bouse? Lace Curtains or a Lace Bedspread with thams to match, we have a fine assortment. A 1'ress is alwavs in place; a Worsted Dress is just the thing for this time of the year. We have'a variety of Worsted Dress Goods in Plaids, Stripes and Solid Colors at very low prices. Looi OUT FOR OUR HOLIDAY GOODS! I rf.k-?-. -t 71 i ,A3 .. . -kj - - L 1 . .-v.''-: i Furniture Just Received A COMPLETE .STOCK OF BEDROOM SUITS AT LOW PRICES: Wicker Ware, RuLrsand Portiers of all sizes, Sliavinp; Stands, Card Tables, AND ROCKEPiS InlOak or Cherry,and other goods too numerous to mention. J. HOPP & CO., 74 King Street. To Plantation Managers. The following letters received from Mr. J no. A. Scott, Manager Hilo Sugar Company, refer to the Avery Fertilizer Distributors and Stubble Diggers, for which the Hawaiian Hardware Company are sole agents. Mr. Scott first saw these implements at the Columbia Exhibition to Chicago, and was so favorably impressed with their appearance that he immediately ordered samples shipped in the Hilo Sugar Com pany. Mr. H. Deacon, Manager for Pepeekeo Sugar Company, secured one each of these implements from Mr. Scott and expressed his satisfaction with them in the letter published herewith: Pepeekeo, Aug. S, 18L J. A. Scott, Dear 67r.- In reply to yoars in relation to the "Avery" Stubble Diggers and Fertilizer Distributors. I would say tbat I have been using the Diggers almost constantly since I received them, and am highly pleased with them. As the name signifies, I fiad them specially adapted to the work of loosening the soil about rat toon stools, and they may be used to great advantage either before or after the Fertilizer Distributors, thereby putting the rattoon fields in the very best condition for a rapid growth. They are a light draft machine, and I would recommend them to any plantation owner. The Fertilizer Distributor is a great labor saving machine, and I find that I shall need one more to fill our requirements here. I remain, yours respectfully, (Signed) H. Deacos, Manager for Pepeekeo Sngar Co. Waikjliu, Hilo, Aug. 9, 1894. Mr. E. R. Hendry, Honolulu. Dear Sir: In reply to your enquiries regarding the working of the "Avery" Stubble Diggers and Fertilizer Distributors. I would say that I have been using the Diggers for some months and have dug some eight hundred acres of stools with them, thoroughly loosening the soil in and about the roots, thus giving them an excellent opportunity for many more shoots to come forth than usually do. And I find that there is a thicker stand of cane where it has been stubble dug. The machine works in fertil izers on rattoon stools without any further hand labor, mixing them thor oughly with the soil and allowing them to get to the roots of the plant. The Fertilizer Distributors I have had at work for some time and I have fertilized about four hundred acres with them thus far and they are doing all the makers claim for them, distributing the fertilizers in an even manner on each side of the cane and in whatever quantity desired. They are a good labor saving machine and are doing the work of several men. These machines are of light draft and strongly made and there is nothing liable to get out of order. I can fully recommend these to plantation owners. I remain, yours truly, (Signed) John A. Scott, Manager Hilo Sugar Co. We received by the Alameda a carload oi Avery & Son's Implements which include Fertilizer Distributors, Stubble Diggers and Improved Sugar Land Cultivators. The latter has solid discs and shovel attachments. They are admirably adopted for use in the soil here and will be found necessary on every plantation. The Fertilizer Distributor is arranged to work on land where the furrows are irregular with the same facility as where they run even. YjAny information regarding these machines will be furnished on application to THE HAWAIIAN HARDWARE COMPANY, 307 Fort Street, Honolulu. " BROWNIES ! X7-The Latest Fad. We Have Them in ShoesjjJ THE MM 1 t 1 nrrn 1 rrnrrnnnc nnAf finAinuix J FORT STREET) lYIoney-Saving Distributers of Boots Shoes and Rubbers, Honolulu, H. I. K " NEW STORE, 405 KING STKEE'i. Commission Merchants. AYholesale and. Eetail Silk OooIp, Cotton Crepe 5, Underwear, Towels. IJat3 and Caps ; Fine Lire ot Japanese Metal consisting of Match Safes, Jsli Trays. Card Lasea, 3ap t- ta, . T tJ n -. ,1 Xf.irra ointo K i fnr Proconta Samples of all kinds of Japanese Goods which I can import on s Japanese Medical Instruments and Medicines. fi?"Try cur S. T. TEAS. Prices the lowest. S. TAKAMURA, - sluort notice. Proprietor. IWAKAMI SHOTM, Hotel Street. 1 (NEXT DOOR TO PECK'S COMMISSION ROOM8.) We wish to call vour attention to our verv comp!ete stcck of Japa'neee Silkand Cotton Crepes, Hlk "Shirts and Pajama?. A tine assortment of Silk H andkerchiefs and Neckties for Ladies and Gents. Silk Shoulder Shawls, Kimonoa a od Jewelry; Bamboo Screens and Mattings, Japanete Crockery and China Ware, Karasols and Umbrellas ; Lacquer Ware, Lanterns for decorations: Fancy Articles a'ad Toys of all descripiicrs, the very things for holiday presents. IWAK A 1VTI SHOTI5N. A FRESH, NEW FINE LINE CF Gents' hmM Goods AT 413 Fort Street. MERCHANT TAILORING A Specialty Notice is called to oar window 0 UNDERWEAR AT 75 CENTS PER GARMENT. Great Bargains ! gXJ" Call and inspect out stock. YAKCiSP JOHNSTON & STOREY 413 Fort Street. 5845-tf The Hawaiian Electric Company Are now prepared to wire houses either by contract or day labor and to furnish elec tric lamps, chandeliers and fittings of all descriptions and of elegant modern styles at reasonable rates. FT" The Company is now extending its line to Kapiolani Park, and parties dwelling on the route who are desirous of being connected on the system, will please communi cate with THE0. 'HOFFMANN, Manager. Hawaiian Electric Co.