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TITE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER : HONOLULU, APRIL 9, 1S9S.
C. P." CHASE. Real Estate Agent Notary Public. 407 Fort Street. Telephone 184. FOR R EL INST. STORES. LARGE STORES in the new Spreck els Iilock on Nuuanu street. For terms apply. Nicely Furnished Cottage. Nuuanu Val ley, containing Parlor, Dining Room, 2 Bed Rooms, Bath, Ser vants' quarters. Will rent the above for C months to a desirable tenant. MAGNIFICENT BUILDING LOT on Punchbowl slope, commanding an unobstructed view of the sea from Barber's Point to Diamond Head. Several large trees on the property and plenty of water. Lot has a front age of 250 feet on Green street, 164 feet on Hackfeld street, and 205 feet on Spencer avenue. Three minutes walk from tram car. Terms easy. LOT ON LUNA LI LO STREET, hav ing frontage of 150 feet. Two minutes' walk from car. LOT ON LUNALILO STREET, hav ing a frontage of 115 feet. Two min utes' walk from car. HOUSES FOR RENT. BUILDING LOTS FOR SALE. C. P. CHASE. Real Estate Agent and Notary Public. 407 Fort Street. Telephone 184. 11 FOR HATCHING. From the following PURE-BRED Fowls of the choicest strains at my Punahou Poultry Yards, viz: Buff Leghorns, Brown Leghorns, White Leghorns, Black Minorcas, Andalusl an Barred Plymouth Rocks, Wyan dottes and English S. G. Dorkings, Perkin Ducks and Bronze Turkeys. Prices furnished upon application. Favors from the other Islands will re ceive prompt and careful attention. A few choice Fowls for sale. WALTER C. WEEDON, 314 Fort St., Honolulu. i FINE ART SCREENS, SILKS AND SILK GOODS, PORCELAIN WARE, LACQUER WARE, HANDSOME KIMONOS, PAJAMAS, RUGS, ETC. ALL KINDS OF SHIRTS. Don't buy until you have seen our stock. The Goods and Prices will Suit you. M U RATA & CO. Hotel St., Cor. NrrAsr. ALL KINDS OF HATS. BRANCH HAT STORE, Nuuanu St. Telephone, 03S. P. O. Hox 2C6. Parisian Optician If ycur eyes are beginning to trouble and annoy you, if you suspect they need attention, I will examine them free of charge. If you need glasses I will tell you so frankly. If you do not I will tell you so just as frankly. Sight restored to all by S. E. LUCAS, OFFICE: Love Building. Fort Street. To the Fashionables. Wo have engaged the services of C. CRAEMER and J. NELLIS, who are thoroughly experienced men, having been in the service of the German Army, making uniforms. They come to us direct from New York. We are better situated than ever to make your clothes. MEDE1R0S Sc DECKER. The Hotel Street Tailors, TVaverley Block. m Novelties! NURSERY! A TREE A Visit to ilis Kinc Street Got- ::: ernment Station. IS A FREE SUPPLY DEPOT' Thousands of Young Trees Fruit and Shade Grounds Should Be Improved. There is no more interesting place in the city of Honolulu than the Gov ernment Nursery. From the outside it looks more like a forsaken homestead than anything olse, but that fact gives no index to the beauties contained in side the whitewashed fence. To tell the truth it is one of the prettiest spots here and is much more Jit to be called a park than any of the places so-called in Honolulu. It contains trees and shrubs that it would be well for the people of Honolulu to get ac quainted with. It is a place that strangers from abroad woui'.d think of visiting the very first 'thing if they know anything at all about it. The very best way to advertise one of the best attractions of the place would be to flv it un so that neonle would care there. As it stands now only to go people interested in botany and all that cces with it would visit tae place. whereas it should be made a spot of nnhlie. interest. Ask the majority of neonle in the city about the Govern ment Nursery and what wid be the (.ntKPnnpnrp0 Thev will ask yon in astonishment where the place is ior the benefit of all it might be said that the Government Nursery is verv close to the turn to the Waikiki road on King street and may be easily found if one seeks out a large banyan tree on the town corner and for an- rvther nf the Chinese snecies a little farther in. Just at the present time a sidewalk is being placed about the grounds and ?t i3 to He honed that this will soon lead to a new fence and new gates and new wa'lks. so that the stranger com- intr tr Honolulu will know where the o - - Government nursery is. A person has to enter the place from the back. The front ipart is too unin viting and. aside from that, it is dif ficult to find an opening in the fence large enough to admit a person, much less ;a carriage. The forester's house i- t thp rpnr and everything else of important is to the rear. About IS months ago, D. Haughs. a Scotchman by birth, took charge of the place and still remains at the hc:m. Previous to the time stated he in ehnrse nf the nursery cn Tanta lus and nrevious to that, he was in pVirw nf the nurserv un in Naalehu V.1UII -y w - - " w ---- - - - ' - to which place he had been sent b w n trwin from the botanical gar dens in Edinburgh, Scotland. .-it-L- ma ivhnt mv irreatest work has been since I connected myseir with this nlace and I answer truthfully that it is the raising of trees for dis tribution to different .parts of the city,' said 'Mr. I laugh. "When I first came her a it wa impressed unoil my mina ...v, a o - - k that the people cf the city wanted trees and the more I got planted the better. Of course, you know that Ave do not raise any "flowers" here and that anything besides trees fcr planting cut. are out of order. "To start with, I will give you a list of what I consider to be the most im portant trees on the place. I will men tion first of all the ritonia saliquay. the algaroba or cral bean, from which is made the 'St. John's bread.' People here think that they have the true algaroba in the tree that grows so com mon'Iy ;about the city and suburbs, but they 'have not. The true algaroba as it is found on the nursery grounds, is a tree that has a rather prominent leaf, very much like that of the acacia. It is a beautiful foliage tree and if it does well here, will prove one of the most valuable of trees. The first bean that has come to maturity in the Isl ands is to be found here and nothing is guarded with more care than is this one bean. The beans are used in the country from which the plant comes, for both man and beast and is said to be one of the most whole some food stuffs known. In appear ance, the fruit is very much like the common algaroba ban found here, but a little thicker, and if anything, a lit tle shorter. To the taste, they are sweet, like the ordinary algaroba beans. If the tree is a success here it will be planted extensively for distribution. The tree now so commonly known as algaroba, is a native of Mexico. "Well, to digess from this a bit, I might say that the palm trees have the largest demand of any here. Not a day passes but some one comes to ask for palms. They seem to be satis fied with any kind, just so they are palms. Of course, you understand that a'.l the palms are raised from seeds and they grow in excellent shape too. There is no need whatever for a pro pagating house. The propagating is all done cut in the open air. That ihe advantage of this country. '"I might mention the ironwood tree next to the palms. Just lately, a large number of seeds were collected from the trees at Kapiolani park and. after having been dried, were planted in the boxes that you see here in abun dance. They are a valuable tree and are being planted extensively in Nuu anu where they are considered as the host wind breaks. They are very strong at the same time, can be swayed here and there without a damage. The Government has ordered a great many more for Nuuanu and I am being kept very busy planting the seeds. "Now. as we are passing ar;und the grounds I might point -cut to yon the taxodioum Mexicanum. the Montezema ,w of t'ae.-e. The i by Prof '-.-or Kck- tele whi:e in Mexico la:e! Thc-v an- vpry muc-h on the order of th- coni lecue. The leaves are feathery with erv muca ne appearance o: t-o.-e Oi. cypress. Now then as to the eucalyptus. There i.a n rrre.ir df-mand f:r these, but the people who come for them, only two or three. They know that the euc:ilyr:i:.s is a tree t h :i t takes all the iichness out of the soil. I have been up on Tantalus for a long while and I know that if people want to plant coffee there, they wi l first have to cut down the eucalyptus trees. 'Allicator pears? Well. yes. we have a few, hut thes? like the others are gone as soon as they have begun to peep above the soil. You have no idea what a demand there is for .them. I it might mention the papaia tree along in this line. Of course the common tree would not be asked for at all, but recentlv it got abroad that we had some t:ees here from India and the consequence was that all the plants i - t rr-u we had on nana nave uisappeareu. me trees are slighter shorter than the pa- paias that are commonly found here and the fruits are long and thick. Thov are muca sweeter than tne com mon papaias. "As to alligator pears I have not much to say. We (have planted a great manv f:r distribution and the demand for them still grows. We have now a pear irom .Mexico tnat promises to out shine the one known so commonly here. 'Now over here in the corner you win find the allsnice tree. You see that it is not very large, but I am sure that, with the proper cultivation, it will do very well. It is a tree that would be of the utmost value here. Near by is the green and white striped bamboo that a great many people would like to have, while back of you is the man- go&Leen, supposed to bear the finest fruit that grows. I have great hopes that the tree will do well here. As vou see, tne nine years oi growtn rutve not sent i; up very high yet. Over there is the Macadamia nut tree of Queensland and near by is the pecan nut tree that you hear so many people say will not grow here. You can see for yourself that it not only grows but has fruit cn it just as in its native clime. Just there is the Jamaica mango, the finest of the kind tihat grows. Its fruit is finer and sweeter than any of the mangoes we have here. You will notice that the branches hang very close to the ground and that the tree is simply laden with fruit. There you see the teak tree of which you hear so much. As in its native "country it takes a long time to grow Hnr wVipn nncp crown, eives one of the most valuable woods known. Over there is the large sapotilla plum that ic ,.n mvitv here, and iust bv. on the side of it, is the cotton tree, so well known in the South. It will grow well here if some one will only go into the work in earnest. There is no bet ter country than this for cotton. "Just there you see the star apple tree Avh irh henrs the finest kind of fruit. It is a favorite and, several times in a month we have the honor cf a call from Chief Justice Judd who ha; tnt-pn fi narticulai' fancy to the l K IJ V V X - tree. The leaves, as you see, are brown underneath while above they are green and have a very prominent sheen. t! o vvjn.r-v-p:s unread frar like a fan and make a very tine appearance. "Over there in the corner you wnl :pp n nnrr I'onelv kou tree. It does not do well down here in town but we have brought it down on account of its scarcity. Even in its native haunts it is scarce. The wood is much in de mand. "Now that I have given you a slight understanding as to what we have here I will give vou a list cf the most im portant tree-s in my mind that we have been successful in growing, dlere they are: Ceritcnia Saliquay, Algaroba, cral bean. ("St. John's bread"), Manihot glaniom (clara rubber), bombax (silk cotton tree), camphor tree, eugenia pimenta (allspice tree), oinnamonum fezlanicum (cinnamon tree), bohmeria rarau or ramies, macadamia teniifciia (nut tree), garcinia mangosteen, mam mea apple, urania speciosa (traveller's tree), dammara kauri pine (varnish tree), -bauhinia, jacaranda mimosaefo lia (Indian rose wood), sectonia grandis (yeak tree), anacardium (casheu nut), haemtcxylon campchianum (logwood tree), Ioquat or Japan medlar, Sapota sapotilla plum, chrysophyllurn star apple, species of best mangoes, also species of the most noted palms and shrubs and trees of many kinds. After giving this list, Mr. Haugh wandered to the other side of the grounds to attend to an order for five hundred trees that had just come in. He took the matter calmly, called all his Japanese assistants to his aid and in a very short time, had filled the order. While the gardener was so engaged the visitor had a chance to look; about and observe a few things. In the first place, the grounds will have to be ar ranged so that the water wi'll run off easily. At the present time the trees are "being killed by the Water which goes in. settles and remains until the sun can evaporate it. Two valuable trees were found dead. There are a great many trees of no value at all. on the grounds. These should be cut down and others of ini- is port-ance put in their places. Then there should be labels on or near the trees that are to be found on the grounds. As it is now. the visitor gains no information whatever, unless he happens to rind the gardener at leisure. At that time he is fortunate, for the gardener is a most pleasant man. ever willing to give all the information he can. and always ready with a "come again." A sign on the front gate is also necessary. Perhaps the greatest need of all is that the present fence be torn down or straightenend up a bit. and iha: de cent gates be put at prominent places where people can go in without having to think of climbing the fence. Cer tainly the gardens would make one of the best parks in the city. trees. There are sf:His were rent he ? k . h k n k v. v. : n k v, n t it a 1 h' V it AT ar 8 ftT V x; tr &r If No better way to stop the leak, than by getting a purse with some lasting quality in the leather. We believe a poor purse is dear at any price; and for that reason will not allow them to creep into our stock. s; fit' ftT &' AT a? .1 Our leathers are all choice Seal, Morroco, Calf, Hog-Skin, Monkey, si .1 AT AT Lizard, Rattle Snake, Kangroo, AT and other choice skins. AT A? AT AT AT Jf The mountings and shape leave AT V nothing to be desired, and so differ ent from anything else in the city, that you are assured of a choice and exculsive patiern beside the lasting AT AT AT quality of the leather itself. AT AT AT AT tr ar AT AT AT A? We also have a good selection of silver and silver gilt chain purses, to be carried with a chain round the neck. Very stylish for stylish people. X X AT AT AT AT AT AT AT AT AT AT X X X X X X X X X X ooc oooooooooooo ooooo 9 i O r O 6 Take 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o O o 0 o 0 o of Time When you are going to buy Furniture or Draperies and look O 0 well around. Find out for yourself just 8 o where you really can do the best. 0 o 0 Go deeper than the o 0 price. It indicates ab o 0 o 0 o 0 solutely nothing un less there is worth to back it up. For our part we'll 0 o 0 o 0 o o be clad to have you O drop in at any time, 0 merely to lcok. It's very rare that we do not make a customer of an in 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o 0 o O o 0 0 vestigator. And it is 0 the strongest recommendations of O this store and stock, that once a customer S! is always a customer. Folks want mon- o 0 ey s wortn; we see that they get it. o 0 More worth for the 0 money this spring o 0 than ever. Come in o 0 o 0 and see what we iO 10 . o iO i o ! IS o mean by that. o 0 n 0 o 0 o 0 King & Bethel Sts. o 0 0 o ooc ooooooooooooocooo H. M. Whitney has reduced the price on the Tourist's Guide from 75 cents to CO cents. UU1L.CJ YOUR PURSE LEAK MI New Book Bulletin of the Bazaar: "Old Lamps for New Ones' by Charles Dickens, published in 1 - . fcr first time. The Dagger and The Cross" by Jos Ilalton. Colomba" by Prosper Merimee. The Wooing of Malkatoon" by Lew Wallace. The Coming People" by Chas. F. Dole. IMen I have Known" by Dean Farrar. 'America's Contributions to Civiliza tion" by Pres. Chas. W. Eliot of Harvard. 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Mantel Clocks, Alarm Clocks, Hanging Clocks. Gold and Silver Watches, Gold and Silver Jewelry, SILVERWARE. SPECTACLES. Manufacturing and repairing prompt- 17 done. Repairing fine and complicat ed watches a specialty. 1 M. R. COUNTER. 507 Fort St. ESTABLISHED IN 1858. BISHOP & CO g -Bankers A TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING 9 AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS Commercial and Travelers Letters of Credit issued, available In all the principal cities of the world. Refrigerated Poultry and Fresh Salmon CONSTANTLY ON HAND. Metropolitan Telephone 45. Keys Fitted, LOCKS REPAIRED, Electroplatin S AND GENERAL REPAIRS AT J. T. LUND'S, Opp. Club Stables. Fcrt Street leiepnone 393 ALWAYS on hand. usages, Liver, Head Cbeese and Breakfast Bologne. Central Meat Market. 211 NUUANU ft. American Livery onil BoardlnQ Stotiles Cor. Merchant and Richards Sta. I LIVERY AND BOARDING STABLES. Carriages, Surreys and Hacks at all hours. TELEPHONE 400. ! I i i Sill u LIMITED Offer for Sale: REFINED SUGARS Cube and Granulated. 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One gener ator can furnish power to your PumF, Centrifugals, Elevators, Plows, Rail ways and Hoists; also, furnish llfkt and power for a radius of from IS t 30 miles. Electric Power being used, save tfcf labor of hauling coal In your field, aL3 water, and does away with high-prle engineers, and only have one engine t look after in your mill. Where water power is available II cost3 nothing to generate Electrlf Power. THE HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COM PANY Is now ready to furnish Electric Plants and Generators of all descrip tions at short notice, and also has C8 hand a large stock of Wire, Chandt liers and Electrical Goods. All orders will be given prompt at tention, and estimates furnished foi Lighting and Power Plants; also, at tention 13 given to House and Mariafl Wiring. THEO HOFFMAN, Manager. fob s-x-jIe:. California Horses. MATCHED TEAMS, FAMILY. HACK AND SADDLE HOUSES. Orders Taken for All Classes cf Horses. STABLES, King St., Opp. Singer's Bakery j. a. Mcdonald. P. O. Box 42?.