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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, SEPTEMBER 8, 1896.
JORDAN'S We Buy To Suit Your Taste. JUST RECEIVED: (Ex " Australia") PILLOW SHAMS, CUSHION COVERS, BUREAU SCARFS, 3PLASHERS, ETC. NOVELTIES IN STAMPED GOODS. Novelty out) Feather-stitched Braid. E. W. JORDAN FO BT STREET If You Have Not bought a Bed Room Suite for $27 get in and buy one of our Folding Beds. Artistic in design, beauti ful in finish, and the most compact and elegant piece of furniture to be put in the home. Several designs to pick from. Nobody else sells them as Cheap as we do! If you wish a piece of fur niture for the Parlor or Library, get a Ladies' : Writing : Desk Hard .Wood, Elegant Design, Beautiful Finish. HOPP & CO KINii AND BETHEL STS. HENRY DAVIS. 320 Fort St., cor. Fort and Merchant Streets, Honolulu. MERCHANDISE BROKER. COMMISSION AGENT, CUSTOM HOUSE BROKER AND STATISTICIAN. Expert Accountant and General Busi ness Agent. DAVID K. BAKER. V I IOL Above the M n u r oleum All orders given prompt and faithful attention. No extra charge for deliver ing flowers to any part of the city. Leis. Mountain Greens and Carnations a specialty. 425S-V TELEPHONE 747 FERNANDES & ROZA. CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS. Carpentering in all its branches. All work guaranteed and promptly attended to. Orders can be left with J. M. Camara, Jr. Tel. 991. Nothing Inferior in Qualify Nomina in pm ! MAMS, .DIMOND ON SUGAR MARKETS (Continued from First Page.) Oars: Fair ST 1-2 ft 9vc: Choice 6 tl.00 per ctl. f. o. b. 1-2 Wheat: Chicken 9i ctl. f. o. b. ft 97 l-2c per Corn : o. b. Hay : S. Y. 95 (j 97 l-2c per ctl. f. Wheat Comp. S10.50 g 11 per ton f. o. Comp. 8. o. b. b. Large bales same. Oat Large bales $9 per ton f. Lime: 90c a $1 per bbl. f. o. b. Freights: We have to report some improvement during the month, and early in the week charters were drawn at 28s net for spot. U. K.. Havre. An twerp or Dunkirk for handy size, and 27s ;d net for large size. Another steamer was also chartered for Wheat loading. September cancelling, at 27s 6d one port. 28s 9d two ports, making nine 9) steamers so far engaged for this business, four 4i already here and five (5) to arrive, capacity of all about 4000 tons which has proved a very disturbing element in this busi ness. Later, European advices being weaker, charterers having supplied their wants, the market reacted a little, and we quote today for spot tonnage. 27s 6d net to 27s 6d, 1-3 less direct, ac cording, to size. October-November canceling, 20s 3d to 26s 9d. Nothing doing at Portland or Tacoma. We quote lumber freights. Puget Sound to Sydney, 80s: Port Pirie, Ade laide. Melbourne. 37s 6d; Shanghai. 40s; West Coast Valparaiso for orders. 35s; U. K. for orders, 60s: South Africa, o5s. Exchange on London 60 days 4. 82. Sight 4.83 1-2. New York regular 10c 30c discount. New fork Telegraph ic 10c ft 30c discount. WILLIAMS. DIMOND & CO. GOT GOOD WATER. What Mr. Buckner Iid For Unfor tunate Natives. One Form of Practical .Missionary Work Tun nelled and Refreshing Floods Burst Forth. A venerable looking old gentleman, with a wife leaning on his arm, trod the decks of the brig Galilee as she lay at anchor in Mission bay last evening. He was the Rev. W. G. Buckner, who had just returned from two years' mis sionary service in Pitcairn Island, says the San Francisco Chronicle of August 23d. Pitcairn Island is a small speck on the Pacific ocean, about a mile and a half in diameter and containing about 135 inhabitants, all told. Not a wide field for missionary effort: yet Mr. Buckner is well satisfied with the result of his efforts. His principal achievement was in furnishing the na tives with an abundance of clear, cold, healthful water. Previous to his visit the people of the island were compelled to drink warm and stagnant rain water, months old at some seasons of the year. The stuff had quenched their thirst through so many generations that they had be come accustomed to regard it as re freshing. It was not until Mr. Buck ner arrived and. Moses like, struck a rock from which a flood gushed out, that they knew what good water really was. Mr. Buckner formerly conducted the Seventh-Dav Adventist Church of Stockton, and was sent down to the Island by the Oakland Adventists. On the outward trip two years ago he was very sick. Arriving at Pitcairn. his first request was for a glass of fresh water. He had become so tired of the ship's stale drink that he could hardly swallow it. and on the last few days of the voyage had been kept alive by the hope that on reaching land he would have a chance to get a cool, fresh drink. What was his horror when the natives hastened to him with a cup of the nastiest stuff he had ever tasted. "Rain water is bad enough.-' said Mr. Buckner. relating his experience, "but this was old rainwater. Probably it was three months old. and originally it had been collected from a thahed roof. 1 would rather have drank fair water with a heavy charge of lobelia in it than the stuff they poured into me. Immediately I grew stronger I began to explore the little mountainous island to try to discover a spring, but my search was unavailing. The natives ex plained to me that there was a wet .spring up on the side of the mountain, which ran only in the rainy season, but in the dry season they had only the water they stored in casks filled from their roofs when it was raining. Later, however. I became somewhat acquainted with the traditions of the island. "An old native one day in conversa tion told me that years and years ago the people of the island were supplied with the best of water by a stream that came out of the hillside, but which had beeen filled up by a landslide. I got him to tell me all he knew about the loca tion of the stream, thinking if it ran there once it must be still running. One day with a party of natives I be gan tunneling into the side of the mountain at a point indicated by the old sage, and after going only about twenty feet, to my profound surprise and gratification a great volume of the clearest, coldest water you ever drank shot forth with great force. The stream has every evidence of being perpetual. The land slide had so packed the earth in about its old mouth that it had been compelled to change its. course. "I sent to Oakland here for more pipes, and ire confined the water and led it down into the little town. Now the people are healthier and happier than they have been for years and years." The people of Pitcairn Island. Mr. Buckner asserts, are the best he ever met. They are spiritually minded, and the students in the Adventist boarding school recently built to accommodate forty are making excellent progress. The Galilee was forty days coming up from the city oi Papeete. Tahiti. The length of the trip was principally cue to calms and light winds. The brig experienced no rough weather. Cap tain Dinamore sighted the Hawaiian Commercial Company's brig Lurline on August 3d in latitude 26 deg. 20 min. north. longitude 154 deg 50 min. west. She reported light winds. MARKETING HUMAN FLESH. The plain of Ubangi, now the bone of contention between France and the Kongo State, is the home of confirmed cannibals, who eat no meat excepting that of man. They will not eat beef or veal, but human flesh, seasoned with salt and pepper, is their greatest del icacy, and as often as they can afford it they purchase slaves of almost any age and sex. According to recent in formation, the French missionary, Allaire, succeeded not long ago in res cuing 74 young slaves from these can nibals, anl escaped with them aboard the steamer Lion to the orphanage of the mission house. Allaire found these slaves exhibited in one of the markets like cattle. He stated that these hu man being were not only sold as a whole, but even in parts. If anybody had not money enough to buy an entire slave he would choose a portion, say an arm or leg, the seller marking the piece sold off with white chalk. The next comer would buy another part of the same unfortunate slave, and so on until the entire body was sold. When the head was cut off the purchasers received the portion marked down for them upon the spot. The custom is popular through the entire district, and Allaire estimates that annually at least 25,000 human beings are disposed of in this way. Ex. Special English Traits. The intellectual specialty of the Eng lish, as we should contend, is their im patience of abstract ideas, their inabili ty to believe that because an idea is sound they are. therefore, bound, even when it is inconvenient, to push it to its logical result. They insist on self government, but are quite content to tolerate monarchy and aristocracy. They hold to religious liberty as a dogma, but tax all landlords indifferently to Bnpport an established church. They believe in the equality of citizens and tolerate the most astounding differences in the amount of voting power which is assigned to each, so that a Londoner has scarcely a third of the power to in fluence laws possessed by an Arcadian or man of Kilkenny. They swear by the franchise as the sheet anchor of liberty, but do not fret, if they get liberty, because the fran chise is a restricted one. Every man with US is in the national ideal "free to sav the thins he will," but when he has said it he coin a under very strict laws, indeed, intended to provide that what is said shall not bo libelous or blasphemous or improper. Colonel Iu gersoll, the American apostle of disbe lief, would cn this side of the water have passed half his life in prison. London Spectator. Paul KeT'8 Tower. It is saddening for the patriotic tour ist after he has gaz d with reverence at the towers of old Christ church to be told that he is not seeing the ordinal windows from which Paul Revere nnng out his lanterns, but a copy, the real tower having I e n blown down in the great gale oi 1804. However, there are plenty of genuine relics inside where the vast majority of Btton never goes. There are still the old deep window seats, the balcony surrounding the church, with its supporting pillars and upper arches; the top "Slaves' gallery," and the antique pews. The bottom of the ancient pulpit of hourglass shape is left us, but the tt p was given away by the church officials in 1S20. The clock under the rail has told of the flight of the man with the scythe for 150 years; the "Yin srar Bible," prayer books, and silver communion s rvice bearing the royal arms weie gifts from King George IIinl73.'l; the huge christening basin came from a parishioner in 1730. The marble bust of Washington against the wall was the earliest memorial erected to the Father of His Country, having been placed in position but ten years after his death. Loston Traveller. The JUarget Lecribed Snake. Speke, in his narrative of the journey to the sonrce of the Nile, describes the largest snake that has ever been seen by man. "I shuddered, " he says, "as I looked upon the effect of his tremendous dy ing sm ngth. For yards around where ho lay irvs, bushes and saplings in fa everything ex pt full grown trees were exit clean off, as if they had bun trimmed with an immense scythe. The monster, when measured, v. as 51 it or 2 inches in exwme length, while around the thicl si rtioi of its body the girth u a: iy 3 feet. " A World Out of Joint. A poor devil t. lis his latest misadven ture: "I had had nothing to at f r two days. In despair I threw myself into the Seine. A sailor fishes me out. Well, tin y gave $5 to my rescuer and nothing to me. Figaro. Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world With i ails of credit and seldom draw to their full extent. Walpole. The brain of woman is absolutely smaller than that ol man, but is prated to bo somewhat larger in proportion to the weight of the body. W. W. DIMOND. By the Transit which ar rived on the 4th inst., we received 100 Jewel stoves and ranges (one large car load) direct from the factory at Detroit. This is our third shipment. and we find that we have ; only 4 stoves left from our previous lot. The excellence of these stoves has already been proved by the large sale, but we will name three points: First. Long life from the heavy high grade of iron which is the same in the $12 stove as in the $50 range. Second. Economy in the use of fuel. Third. Quick and even bakers. We propose leasing these stoves on the following terms: When the stove is deliver ed one-third of the price is paid in cash, and the balance; monthly thereafter in five equal payments. If before the expiration of the five months, the lessee wishes to pay off the balance, he will be entitled to a dis count of five per cent, on the amount unpaid. If a customer wants to buy outright, he gets five per cent, discount on the whole amount. Jewel stoves and ranges can be had only of us. Von Holt Block. Murata & Co. Use a Pocket Stove, or Japanese KAIR0! A BOON TO INVALIDS! A SUbSti'nt? for the o'd Style Mustard P aster and Hot Water Bottles. Applied easily. MORATA & CO. Corner Hotel and Nuuanu Streets. Refrigerated Poultry -AND- Fresh Salmon CONSTANTLY ON HAND. Metropolitan Meat Company Telephone 45. "HALF AND HALF" IS A GREAT APPETIZER Makes the weak stout and purifies the blood. Sold at the Empire Saloon. Two for 25 cents. S. KIMURA, -WHOLESALE DEALER IN Japanese Wines, Liquors AND PROVISIONS. Sakl a specialty. A.LLLEN ST., Telephone 704. The HAWAIIAN GAZETTE (semi weekly) is issued on Tuesdays and Fridays. Japanese mm i h Ms- Art Goods. The demand for colors, both water and oil is the surest in dication of a refined taste among the ladies of the Islands. We are in a position to supply the demand' A full supply of colors, brushes, oils, varnish and can vas always on hand.! Picture framing, satisfactory picture framing, is due largely to the taste displayed in the selection of mouldings that will harmonize with the pic ture. We have the taste and mouldings. Let us give you a suggestion. King Bros., HOTEL STREET. JAPANESE EHPORIUM. 7 ' ,1VI WE HAVE MOVED From our King-street store to palatial ".quarters in the WAVERLY BLOCK. Hotel Street. Silk and Porcelain Goods of every des cription, as well as a large assortment of Japanese Dry Goods. N.B. Come and see us. HOWARD & TRAIN. Architects. PATENT AND MECHANICAL DRAUGHTING. Office Fort street, over Bruce War ing & Co. Plans, specifications and details pre pared and construction of buildings superintended. Jewelry. My stock of Jewelry, Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Ornaments, etc., is complete. Mils 01 i lis Mode Latest Novelties in Sterling Silverware Native Jewelry made in unique tie signs. E. A. JACOBSON, FORT STREET. (Wenner's Old Stand.) CLAU8 SPRBCKELS. WM. G. Irwis. CLAUS SPRECKELS & CO., Bankers, HONOLULU San Francisco Agents The Nevada Bank of San Fram-lsoo. DRAW EXCHANGE ON San Francisco The Nevada Bank of 3an Francisco. Liondon The Union Bank of London (Ltd.). New York American Exchange National Bank. Chicago Mer'hftiit- National Bank. Paris Com ptoir National d'Escompte de Paris. Berlin Dr. mdm r Bank. Ilomrkonir and Yokohama Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. New Zealand and Australia Bank of New Zealand. Victoria and Vancouver Bank of Mon treal. Transact a General Bankma s Exctianoe Business Term and Ordinary Deposits Received. Loans made on Approved Security. Commer cial and Travelers' Credits Issued. Bills of Exchange Bought and Sold. Collections Promptly Accounted For. The Yokohama Specie Bank LIMITED. Subscribed Capital Yen 12,000,000 Paid Up Capital Yen 4,500,000 Reserve Fund Yen 4,130,000 HEAD OFFICE: YOKOHAMA BRANCHES AND AGENCIES Kobe, London, Lyons, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai. Bombay, Hong Kong. Transacts a General Banking and Ex : change Business. Agency Yokohama Specie Bamk, I NW REPUBLIC Bldg, Honolulu, H. L What Is PURIFINE? It la the n w disinfectant wfcMI has superseded all othr disinfect ants, being a scientific corapou4g having no odor, yet possessing tfca qualities of a powerful disinfectant. The automatic distributor shoaM be plac d in every house in Hos lulu where odors and germs of ease exist. They are placed of charge, taken care of and kepi working day and night for fl.tt per month. It's an innovation, but on scientific principles, and ap peals to everyone of common sens. The idea is this: The distribute drops two drops a minute, day asrf night. Foul odors are killed, yet no disagreeable smell of carborte acid or crude disinfectants takes its place. You don't know that a powerful disinfectant Is being used if you Judge by the lack of odor. But it's doing the duty doing It well. Can w. show you the "Ideal Automatic Distributor?" Our M. Washburn will call. If you'll phone to Ml Co EXCLUSIVE At- EH 1 For the Hawaiian Islands. BASEBALL SEASON FIRST REGIMENT -V8.' HONOLULU SATURDAY, SEPT. 12 Game Called at 3:30 p.m. ADMISSION 25 CENTS. WM. L, PETLRSON, NOTARY PUBLIC, Typewriter, Conveyancer nnd -:- -:- COLLECTOR. HouseH to Liet. I -ami for Sale or !.-im-. Office with A. S. Humphreys, Kaahu manu street. Tel. 751. P. O. Box 365. FOR SALE. HOUSD and lot on Liliha, above School street. 4312-tf -:- THE -i- H. M. WHITNEY, i Contents for August, 1896. Notes on Current Topics. The Best Sugar Industry in America. The Louisiana Sugar School. Duration of the California Canning Season. Hawaiian Sugar via Cape Horn. Oxydation of Sugar in Evaporators. Fermentation of Sugars in the Sugar House. Sugar in London. Beetroot Manufacture Seventy Years Ago. The Future of Farms and Farming in the United States. Practical Notes for Farmers. Cultivation of Coffee in Mexico. The Decline in Prices. Pine Culture in Florida. A British Empire Zollverein. HAWN. GAZETTE CO., Publishers. AT THE) GAZETTE OFFICE. m Mi Pliers Mow,