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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, MARCH, 7, 100.
TUB PACIFIC Commercial Advertiser. W. N. AHM STRONG EDITOR TUKSDAY MARCH 7. IlIE LATE PRINCESS. "Death is a friend of ours, and he "who is not ready to entertain him is not at home." (Bacon.) "Nature glories in death more than ia life. The month, of departure is more beautiful than the month of coming." (Henry Ward Beecher.) We recall now the elegant words of Ilisnop Hall, uttered from the pulpit on loo Uaaen death of lovely Princess Charlotte in 1817, in whom was the hope of the British nation. She like our own Princess was born to fill a most conspicuous office. Both in early life were cast down from high posi tion, one by death alone, the other by misfortune and death. These are the Bishop's words: "We measure the heights from which they fell, and calculate the extent of their losa on a scale proportioned to the value we have .been accustomed to attacn to the immunities and en joyments w'hich it deprives them. Hence the misfortunes of princes who iiave survived their greatness, and ter minated a brilliant career by captivity and death, have been selected by poets in every age as the bases of those fic tions which are invented for the pur pose of producing commiseration." The death of Princess KaiulanI oc cupies our thoughts now. She carried "wh.Ho living the strangest and most authentic romance of th-9 native Ha waiian life. Her biography, and the romance it expressed was known to the English speaking race, in all lands, and it has sympathized with her in her misfortunes, for which she was not responsible. In the book of her life only twenty-four of the white pages are inscribed with the eventful story, ami it is .now closed and sealed to liuman. eyes. Beyond the grave, its sequel will be written. Tho Princess received the com mendation of all,- as time went on, after the downfall of the Monarchy, because she gave evidence of wise re signation to her misfortune. She made no .bitter quarrel with her fate, but acted with true womanly dignity and we respected' her for it, in spite of differences on political subjects. She lies now. in her dreamless bed, and is beyond earthly comfort, and all that we can klo is to make over her grave a wilderness of flowers, and keep her in pleasant memory. FRANCE AND HER AFFLICTION At the dinner given by the Union Jeague Club of New York, in honor of Mr. Ouioate, the new Embassador at tho Bndsh Court, Mr. Elihu Root who presided, gave, after many toasts had been offered, and replied to in brilliant speeches, the final toast of the evening, "France in her affliction." Tho toast was drunk standing by the three hundred distinguished guests. Within six years of the date of the adoption of the American Constitution, the Frencn, inspired by the example of the American people, established a Republic. Over pries hundred years go Iby. The American Constitution covers on empire of forty-five States, several of them nearly as large as France, and each State is in itself a well or ganized republic. France's Republic disappeared under tho .Napoleonic Empire, remained help less under Bourbon reign, became vital again on the overthrow of the Bour bons, disappeared again under the Second Empire, and once more apT pears in name at least, as a great Power. i Whilo the toast to "France in her affliction" refers to the sudden death of President Fan re, it might well refer to France in her political affliction. Although the Republic will probably survive in spite of the internal trou bles, there will be no peace until the vicious system of centralized govern ment is aoonsnea. J. E. C. Bodley in his admirable book recently published, declares that the French people have lost their po litical hopefulness, and seem to be expecting some disaster. It is almost rnno.An-A ihnf nnrlin.ment.'irv Ernvrn ment in France is a failure as it is now conducted, and only by a slow and educational process can it be changed ' so as to become a well regulated pow er. "Until tho French Assembly shall cease to use its powers, in its own sel- fiaa interests to strengthen centraliz ation, there can be little hope of sta bio government. The great American Republic owes its creation, over a hundred years ago, largely to the aid and comfort given by France. That generosity is quite forgotten by the present generation of Americans. It is, therefore, only a graciom tact for us to Interpret this toast as i one well suited to express the feelings, of thoughtful Americans towards tne nation that gave our fore- fathers food and arms in th gloomy days of the Revolution. THE "CHECK REIN." Mr. Allan Herbert calls the attention of this paper to the cruelty practiced by many of the educated and intelli gent people of this city, in the abuse of the checking rein upon horses. This abuse is rapidly increasing. Any one who will notice the teams, especially the double ones, in our streets, sees an unpardonable amount of cruelty in flicted upon these noble animals. Every one who desires to ascertain whether this practice is or is not cruej, may cause his or lier head to be strapped up, as the horses heads are frequently strapped up. The pain and discomfort from it will quickly convert any one who has any doubt on the subject. The result of ta-king the head out of its natural position is pain, just as it is painful to place the arm or leg, for any length cf time "in an unnatural position. In those parts of the Mainfand where communities have become hu mane, or 'have been compelled by the lovers of animals, to be humane in conduct, the abuse of the checking rein has been stopped. The humane mis sionaries in many communities to the animal kingdom have made as strenu ous a fight against cruel treatment, as another class of missionaries have made against the worship of idols in distant parts. Their arduous work has been among obstinate good people who take no time to think about the matter.. Perhaps seme day there will be a Moody who, gifted -with the largest sympathies for man and beast, will institute "Revivals" in the interests of the dumb animals, and will con vince men that if there is "everlast ing punishment," a portion of it will be strictly appropriated to the use of those who are guilty of cruelty to animals. Nor, will there be any good brother Damon to "hold back" the ap propriation." THE PASSING HOUR. There is alarm in the tone of dis patches from Manila by both. Dewej and Otis. The only deduction is that there is cause for alarm. There are at hand dispatches of two days without any new proclamations by Aguinaldo. The little Brown man on horseback must be doing something. It looks like a rising temperature in affairs scrictly political at Washington, when the gentleman from Ohio is re pudiated on the floor of the 'House by his colleagues of the same partisan stripe. It may be that when the plaV ground or children of the street is provided at Aala some of the wealthy men of his place will contribute to the open air mission something educational and artistic. Were there less of other business of more importance pending, it might be that the powers -would agree to the effect that savage warfare in Samoa, under the auspices of three enlighten ed nations, should be discontinued. Small wonder that President McKin- ley, largely on behalf of his Secretary of the Navy, urged the construction of a cable to Honolulu. In the ab sence of a wire the battleship Oregon has been practically lost between San Francisco and Manila. It is notable that wet weather fails utterly to dampen the ardor of the Of New, Stylish, They Comprise a General Dry NEW Qoooir& Street, iVIoor tourist. -..iost of the visitors brins a ! chf-ory spirit. They are a patient lot. too, with all their questioning; for ihy will ::i by the hour to r-'.i-tion on wrath? r of former seasons. The intimation of Mr. Strahorn that there should be a sort of lif saving station at the Waiklki Uaca .v:r.3 to bo worta Hating as well taken. There is a vast incn.-a.se in the number of bathing and canoeing part!. and it is only a matter of time when fatal adventure will be recorded. KIPLING. NEW YORK. Feb: 23.-iv alarming was the condition of Rudyard Kipling last night that tho physicians I.v-ud the following bulletin: "Mr. Kipling has bxn in a sriou condition throughout the afternoon and evening, one which occasion. anx iety, but is not without hope." NICE. Feb. 23. Baron Paul Julius do Remor, director and founder of Renter's Telegram Company, in dead, aged 84 years. Drink WATER. ooo If the advice given in those three words is heeded, good health will fol low. City water i3 not good for many reasons, principally, because it is con taminated with vegetable and putrid matter of all descriptions. A simple analysis shows this to be a fact. EXCERCISE Our doctors are busy treating pa tients who are suffering from com plaints, more especially malarial dis orders, which will be materially bene fitted if they drink a water that la pure and possesses curative features, as do?s Bartlett Spring Water. DUE Ask your family physician about the water, and If he is honest he will en dorse Its use. All who have drank the water speak in the highest of terms for it. ! This climate demands the use of such a water and you cannotafford to be without It. VIGILANCE. We will serve free of charge a glass of this wonderful natural Spring water at our Soda Counter to all who care to ccce and test its Tlrtue3. We deliver the water to your home in case lots at $6.50 for 50 pints, 9.50 for 50 quarts. v xa SOLE AGENTS. PURE' I 19 GOOD 20 Up-to-Dite Goods, bought direct from the leading Manufacturers of Europe, and PRICES THAT WILL ASTONISH YOU ! Stock of Goods, Dress Goods, Laces, Embroideries and Artistic U ! C3 cirofyla Swollen Clands, Scrofula Sores, Hip Disease, Boils, Pimples, Erup tions Tell tho Story Dreadful Consequences of Impure Clood. Certainly rofuU, if tnythln?, tr.y W. called the ad rtUcmrn: of foul Hood. It i the cour?of the nor M o!?-nUe, painful, d blliutluc, tuborn. Outward application do nvl curr. Ilrr.olllrnl may jullUto, they cannot aUdLh the ctil. There Lonurr my out, and that l to eliminate the taint from th. Mood. For this purvo Hood SawjurliU la iW lut:Iy without an d)ual. I have taken llood'a SrarriiU for crofu!ou humor and Imrurt? Mix! and am now almot entirely cumi of the erup tion with which I have Urn afflicted for the rut year. My face.cbc: and Uck Merc badly broken out." Ftim It. Oat WAY, Woodstock, Vt. MOOd'S SHE Hnnd'c I;iIo tt arr.Lt.ti - -wv ,.,1;,, 0 . TIMELY TOPICS February 21st. 1899. Every summer, xs well jj ullls es sel, bring us something useful and of ten ornamental. After rrr-trd trial we have at last found th article wr wanted; It la now offer d for sale to Ithe rmLIlc of Honolulu a: price as sold ia the State. We are anxlotn to ;Ove in vry household, the NEW PROCESS BLUE FLAME OIL STOVE. A sort of dread n:ay prevail anions housewives that perhaps thce stoves might explode, but wo caa hoscf tly say that they are perfectly safe In every home. To endorse our statement Just have a talk with any insurance agent; he will tell you at once that Le would rather Insuro a homo where these stoves are used than lsuo a policy on a home where different stoves arc ucJ. You wonder why the IV.-jo KUrco stove should be better than any'othcr. We'll tell you. In this country the rn.it- ter of fuel Is a very larjo Item of ex pense. As you hav turned or a new leaf since the New Year and In tend economizing where you never thought of before, ycu xay begin oa your coal' and wood. It Is a positive fact that tho "DLUi: FLAME" uses only about one-half the quantity of fuel any other stove doe?. Another i'reat advantage Is that there Is co fmokc or smell. These stoves arc placed cn rollers and are so light they caa bj cully moved about. We have thcai In two sizes, one with two burners with ovca attached and the other with threc burners with oven. (The price of 'ac!c stoves Is $16. 522.50 and S25.00).' Wc can'J tell you all about them; the best thing to do is to com and look at them. We aro selling thj Celebrated FISH Ell STEEL RANGE for wood and coal at- $13.00 Llmtted. 307 FORT ST 16 liii lit Go'! Just Received Ex Australia, CASES "Pacific Heights" Notice. o Api'Hcatii.ri 1-? rv tive! at the o:V.c cf Brtsoe Warir.p : Cx for t!. j:;rchac cf Lrt on PACIFIC HEIGHTS, itui!rl oa the xxapniCocnt fcUMtlc between Xuuanu ar. l I'uuoa Vallrts ir.l o mrr xcJin a crT marico ami cen;c view tr-tch:n from I);rr.ir.J lira J, over iunch!xml to the Waianao Ear.gc of Mountain. A LroaJ, win.Hn;: IVa!rrarl pvri;; acctvn t tfcc r roirtr U now in cour.c of construction and Cnoicx? Lot of nutrient ana for magni ficent horne-tead will oon le availaHr. On tho Nuuanu a- cf the Hill i a fM pretexting it from the high vvin! mul heavy how cn of the Nuuanu Val!erf cnurin a 5.ilubrtou5 climate. The elevation f the proj-crty If from l'0 to 750 feet alove th fca level. ; Application ill l numUml anl filevl a:;l choice nill b allotted arco:lin? t- the? r.ur.iW of the application. Only f. r a It 10) by 2CO fcL Tem: ray. BRUCE WARING & CO Offices: 7 and 8. Progress Block. - - Hollister Co. WHOLESALE A WD RETAIL DEALERS IN American, Havana and Manila Cigars TOBACCO. 8MUFF. AND Smokers' Articles. Fine Grades SM0KLNT. T015ACC0 a specialty. Cor. Fort and Hercliant Sts. - - -f Honolulu Mosqiintolniffle Will Drive filosqnitoes Avay. Cures the OEiEV ATT Benson, Smith & Co i -LIMITED- Fort and Hotel Streets. 20 r r r 4 j "The Pipo draw wifjom frnca tho lips of the phihtophcr, and hutf up tho mouth of the ftv!i.h; it pentratr! a tj!e of conver5atint contemplative, tht uhtfcl, lencvolrnt and unaffectexl. Tinrirrny. Bites! Brings Comfort! will be sold 21 Millinery OOO Is