THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, APRIL 18, 1899.
1 2 lots at Kalihi, facing Kamehanie
ha IV Road, and in front of G
Markham's residence, with a ne
2 One lot 90x200 feet, mauka of tb
Catholic church premises at Kalihi
3 21 lots at Kapalama, lying mauka
of King street, about 300 feet from
the Kapalama Tramways Depot.
4 Five lots and houses at Kapalama
situated mauka of King street and
on the Waikiki side of Morris Es
tate premises, income $552 a year
5 A lot of about half an acre mauka
side of King street, about 400 feet
from the corner of Liliha and King
streets. The premises produce as
income of $731 per annum.
6 25 lots 50x100 feet in Puunui Tract
25 lots 75x150 in Puunui Tract.
25 lots 100x200 in Puunui Tract.
76 lots 100x200 on Nuuanu street
right opposite the old ice works
About 300 lots 50x100 at Nuuanu at
rear and mauka of the above 6 loti.
8 About 50 ldts in the Kekio Tract
situated opposite the Makee Island
band stand. It is admitted that it
is one of the best tracts near th
Waikiki Sea Beach.
9 About 50 lots in the Kapahulu
10 About 1000 acre in Kealakomo,
Puna, Hawaii; the land extendi
from the beach to about 2 mllea
from the volcano.
11 City properties, etc., etc.
Prices are the cheapest In the mar
For further particulars apply to
HEAL ESTATE BROKERS.
"W. C. ACHI, our manager, has over
16 years experience in, real estate bua
inese in this city.
Honolulu, February 7, 1899. 514
Are the hardest of all to make well
until you become accustomed to the
task. Mothers tell us we are at our
best when making photos of the little
ones. Our quaint, unique poses faith
ful likenesses and dainty style of fin
ishing photos find favor in every
Preserve baby's pretty face in one of
J. J. WILLIAMS,
liU' IT STUDIO,
D. H. Fyfe. C. W. Adamo.
F YFE & ADAMS0N.
COMMISSION AGKEN TS.
214 SIXTH ST., SAN FRANCISCO
Dealers in all descriptions of Cali
Salesmen for Island Fruits and Pro
PURCHASING AGENT3, ETC.
Cash advances made on consignment
All business entrusted to us will re
ceive prompt attention.
C. BREWER & CO., L'D.
Queen Street, : : Honolulu, H. I.
Hawaiian Agricultural Company, One
mea Sugar Company, Honomu Sugar
Company, Walluku Sugar Company,
Waihee Sugar Company, Makee Su
gar Company, Haleakala Ranch
Company, Kapapala Ranch.
Planters Line, San Francisco Packets,
Charles Brewer & Co.'s Line of Bos
Agents Boston Board of Underwrit
ers. Agents for Philadelphia Board of Un
derwriters. LIST OF OFFICERS:
P. C. Jones, President; George JEL
Robertson, Manager; E. F. Biahop,
Treasurer and Secretary; Col. W. F.
Allen, Auditor; C. M. Cooke, H. Water
house, G. R. Carter, Directors.
A NEW PAINT SHOP.
HAVING ASSOCIATED WTTH US
Mr. John H. West, a practical House
Painter, Decorator and Wood Polisher,
we are now prepared to give estimates
on all kinds of work in that line.
Mr. West having had a practical ex
perience of over twenty years In San
Francisco and other large cities on the
Coast, we feel confident that any work
entrusted to us will give entire satis
faction to our patrons.
PEERLESS PRESERVING PAINT 0.
"11 AGleck St., South Melbourne.
April 17th, 1S97.
To the Minerva Company.
Dear Sirs: Having taken your Tonic
at intervals during the past two years
I have pleasure in being able to certify
that It ha3 proved a distinct success.
Acting upon the recommendation of
my medical adviser to take a Tonic
when necessary, I choose the Minerva,
and have every reason to be satisfied
with the result; so much so that I
always keep it In the house. When
from stress of work I feel run down
I have recourse to the Tonic, which in
variably has the desired effect, as after
a few doses I am right again for some
months. Feeling that the Tonic has
done me much good it will be a pleas
ure to recommend it, and I have no
objection to you publishing this report.
Gonsalves & Co., Ltd.
SOLE AGENTS FOR THE HAWAII
THE CLUB STABLES
C BELLINA, Manager.
Fort St., near Hotel. Telephone 477.
lira", Boning m Soles SiQDles.
PROMPT 'SERVICE, STYLISH TURN
OUTS, SAFE DRIVERS.
We are especially equipped to cater
to your trade. Fair dealing and good
service is what we depend on to get it.
Dr. Rowat is always in attendance
at the Stables.
Club Stables Hack Stand
Cor. Union and Hotel Sts. .
(Old Bell Tower.)
CAREFUL AND WELL INFORM
FIRST CLASS CARRIAGES.
HACKS AT ALL HOURS.
Orders for Surreys, Wagonettes,
Single or Double Teams at a moment's
notice. - "
HACKS Nos. 45, 65, 70, 77, 97, 125
C. BELLINA, Mgr.
Tel. 319. Stables Tel. 477.
The Silent Barber Shoe
When in need of a good, clean shave
by expert artists, with sharp tools,
visit the SILENT BARBER SHOP.
Our instruments are thoroughly dis
infected before using by an
Ladies' Boot-Black Stand
In rear of shop.
JOSEPH FERNANDEZ. Propr.
, Arlington Block, Hotel Street.
5T0N FEED CO.
COR. FORT & QUEEN STS.
WM. G. IRWIN & CO.,
Wm. G. Irwin. .President and Manager
Claus Spreckels Vice-President
W. M. Giffard.. Secretary and Treasurer
H. M. Whitney, Jr . Auditor
AGENTS FOR THE
Oceanic Steamship Company
Of San Francisco, Cal.
L. KOG FEE.
Merchant : Tailor.
623 Fort St., Opp. Club Stables.
FINE SUITS TO ORDER AT REA
Suits cleaned and repaired. Satis
FIFTY ON A SIDE
The Manner of Playing
Football in China.
Grand Rushing All Is Fair But
Pigtail Pulling Game a f
(Chicago Times Herald.)
Chinamen are generally not credited
with being quick to accept innova
tions, so that when it is said that
northern China boasts of several foot
ball teams a good deal of surprise will
be evinced. Yet football is no new
game among the Celestials, at least
among tho&e who inhabit northern
China, and has 6een in existence a
number of years.
Of course, the game is not played
exactly according to intercollegiate
rules, and a basket, or something
which looks like one, replaces the mod
ern football. The Chinamen, besides,
have no goals, and the gridiron is re
placed by the streets of the town in
which the deadly combat is waged with
fifty lusty Celestials on a side.
There is not a man among them,
however, who is not six feet high, and
several of them are three inches taller,
while their average weight is about 200
pounds. The men who form the team
are inhabitants of northern China and
are typical of the race of giants pro
duced in that part of the world.
Lined up against them the knights
of the gridiron of Yale and Princeton
would appear as a team of pigmies,
and the Chinese giants would give the
collegians a battle royal if they could
be induced to appear on an American
football field. A club with a collective
weight of 2,000 pounds could carry
everything before it.
The main idea in the Chinese game
of football, as. in the American, is to
carry the wickerwork basket into the
opponents' end of the town, and this is
often done by stealth as well as by
brute force. There are no twenty
minute halves, .but the game is con
tinued until one side accomplishes its
purpose, and it often lasts for days.
The hundred combatants are scat
tered over the town, and are each pro
vided with whistles, which they blow
in order to bring assistance. When a
scrimmage occurs the Chinamen give
vent to their feelings in the most pe
culiar noises, frequently shrieking
with delight. Their yells of triumph,
which resound through the air when
the ball is discovered, are likened by
one who has heard them to the "plain
tive cry of a pig that has been
speared." The charging is generally
done with the head.
The only precaution taken by mem
on the football field is for the preser
vation of their pigtails, which are
cared for as though they were worth
a thousand times their value. With
this exception they throw caution to
the winds and devote themselves with
all their strength to the play. Any
game where brute strength is required
they would excel in.
On the day when a football match is
to take p'laee the streets of the town
are cleared and the non-participants
sit at their windows to watch the game
if it should come their way. A consid
erable quantity of opium is given to
the winning team.
VANILLA BEANS ARE VALUABLE.
(The Detroit Journal.)
Vanilla beans are $16 a pound at
wholesale. Silver is $7.20 a pound.
Troy weight, or avoirdupois about $9.
Vanilla beans are, therefore, twice as
valuable, weight for weight, as silver.
There is no vegetable product worth so
much in the open market. The price,
$16 a pound, is likely to be advanced.
So say buyers of vanilla'beans now in
Mexico, which country is the only one
where that rare vegetable grows to
such perfection as to make it valuable
for extracts. There is an inferior sort
of bean, called the vanillon, and some
wild species of the same, that are used
as substitutes or adulterants. These
varieties are dangerous to health, and
sometimes produce death.
There is the same difference in
varieties of the so-called vanillon as
there is between mushrooms and toad
stools; the one is healthful food the
other a quick poison. On account of
the great cost of genuine vanilla, ice
cream men are much tempted to em
ploy manufactured and artificial sub
stitutes. To come back to the crop of
vanilla bean?, which grow best in Vera
Cruz and Oaxaca, Mexico, there is not
a pound of last year's crop in the mar
ket. In ISO! there was a pest which
destroyed the crop that year. In 1S93
the Indians got into trouble with the
authorities and destroyed most of the
plants. It takes four or five years to
get new plants to the yielding point,
and hence for some years production
has been light. If nothing happens
there should be a crop of some size
next year. ,
METHODS OF MILITARY SIGNALING.
Continental Europe is constantly experimenting ia methods of military sinaliu.
Improvements on old systems or entirely new ideas are snapited up on lirst sight. The
illustration shows the wtjr wagging system, used by France, by which letters aro made
in accordance with the Morse alphabet. Two Hags represent, a dash, one ilajr a dot.
Lanterns are used instead of flags at night. Wigwagging is also employed as a method
of signaling by the military authorities of the United States .
eQm 1 8TB (9$ contains
w V INJURIOUS J
TO OUR NEW SETTLERS.
From "Uncle Sam's Boys" in Cuba
and Manila. What we have been look
ing for. Your remedies and specialties
are O. K. For overcoming the enervat
ing effects of climate (nervous pros
tration) take Blood and Nerve Tonic
$1, ex. or shipped. Antimalarial
Fever (composite) $1, mailed. After
Fever Tonic, a rapid builder, $1, ex. or
shipped. Anti-Malarial Capsules in
chronic, pernicious and recurrent ma
laria, $2, mailed. Dysentery Powders,
$1, mailed. Insomnia Cure, for sleep
lessness, $1, rsaailed. Rectifier, corrects
and cures excesses, $2, ex. or shipped.
Remedies and Specialties (for men)
sole proprietor and manufacturer. The
Vandre Drug Specialty Company, 2933-35-37,
Sane Jose Ave., Station L, San
Francisco, Cal., TJ. S. A. 5188
Above Orpheum Theatke, Fort St.
EN DAY 4ND NISI
Meals Served at All Hours.
From 12 Till 2 o'clock.
FAMILY DiNING ROOM IN CONNEC
TION. TABLES RESERVED FOR LADIES.
WHITE LABOR EXCLUSIVELY.
C. T. GOW, Manager,
Mean itime and .labor.
We have workng for us'
All the Men in Honolulu
That we could obtain, but even by
working extra hours they could not
put our new quarters on Fort street
into shape by the fifteenth as we had
WATCH OUR AD next week and
come and see us at the OLD STAND
for the present.
The Le lunyon
2, 3, 4 LOVE BUILDING.
FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
New Importation of
SILK GOODS, in the piece, SILK
3ANDKERCHIEFS, SILK SHAWLS,
DECORATED FLOWER POTS, NEW
'ORCELAIN CUPS AND SAUCERS,
TEA AND DINNER SETS, CARVED
IVORY, RATTAN CHAIRS, CARVED
THESE GOODS ARE THE HANDSOM
EST IN ALL HONOLULU.
WING WO CHAN & CO.
210-212 Nuuanu Street.
770 BMSD S SIMPLY OWlNtP
TO THE CATS BEJS6 POASTEBs. '
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Vgt wn:eossSAN franoiscoxal
S. S. ALAMEDA.
Kronstadt, by'Max Pemberton.
With Kitchener at Khartoum, by G.
Francis Claude, by S. Weyman.
The Gadfly, by Voynich.
An Angel in A Web, by Julian Ralph.
The Gattlings at Santiago, by Parker.
The World's Rough Hand, by H. P.
' The Associate Hermits, by F. R,
Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc,. Etc.
We have some of the "KENESAW
MARBLE CO'S." stock that we will
place on the market at onae. There is
no question about its value and it
ought to go fast.
Please call early and get "choice
blocks." We don't limit you to any
Our "IRON FENCING" is selling at
a good advance and promises to open
firm this morning.
If you can handle any of these call
at our office. ,
THE HAWAIIAN IRON FENCE
AND MONUMENTAL CO.
641 King street, Lincoln Block.
" yMSi XV
No home should be without a supply
of DANDRUFF KILLER on hand. It
has become very popular and is being
used by both sexes. A sure cure for
dandruff, prickly heat and all skin dis
eases. Sold by all druggists and at Union
Remember the trade mark "The Two
Faces." Beware of imitations.
Telephone No. 696 Sole Proprietor.
Sm? m I. Jmm
BANK OF BAIW
Incorporated Under the Laws of i
Republic of Hawaii. i
CAPITAL - - 400.00.
nPTPTHERS AND DIRECTORS. V
nho M Pnnka President
J. B. Atherton Vice-President
C. H. Cooke ...Cashier
F. C. Atherton Secretary
Directors Henry W&terhonse, Toim
May, F. W. Macfarlane, E. D. Tenner.
J. A. McCandless.
Solicits the Accounts of Frms, Cor
porations, Trusts, Individuals and will
promptly and carefully attend to all
business connected with banking en
trusted to it. Sell and Purchase For
eign Exchange, Issue Letters of Credit.
Ordinary and Term Deposits receire
and Interest allowed in accordance
with rules and conditions printed ia
pass books, copies of which may be
had on application.
Judd Building, Fort street.
CLAUS SPRECKELS. WM. G. IRWIN.
iLADS SPRECKELS & CO.
HONOLULU - - - H. I.
3AN FRANCISCO AGENTS The Ne
vada Bank of San Francisco.
' DRAW EHXANGE ON
SAN FRANCISCO The Nevada Bank
of San Francisco.
LONDON The Union Bank of London,
NEW YORK American Exchange Na
CHICAGO Merchants National Bank.
PARIS Comptoir National d'Es
compte de Paris.
BERLIN Dresdner Bank.
HONGKONG AND YOKOHAMA
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking:
NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA
Bank of New Zealand.
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER Bank
of British North America,
lansact a General Banking s Excnanpe Business
Deposits Received. Loans made on
Approved Security. Commercial and
Travelers' Credits Issued. Bills of Ex
change Bought and Sold.
COLLECTIONS 'PROMPTLY AC
BISHOP Ss CO.
On October 1st, 1898, and continuing
until further notice, Savings Deposits
will be received and interest allowed
by this Bank at four and one-half per
cent per annum. The terms, rules and
regulations of the Hawaiian Postal
Savings Bank, will be adopted as far as
It is practicable to apply them, and the
Cash Reserve of $50,000 as required
under the Postal Act will be main
tained. Printed copies of the Rules and Reg
ulations may foe obtained on applica
tion. . " '
BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu, September 7, 1898. 6019
ESTABLISHED IN 1858.
ISHOP & CO.
TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING
AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS.
Commercial and Travelers' Letters of
Credit issued, available In all the
Principal Cities of the World.
INTEREST allowed after July 1st,
1898, on fixed deposits: 3 months 3 per
cent; 6 months 3 per cent; 12 month3
HE YOKOHAMA SPECIE BAM
fald Up Capital...
HEAD OFFICE: YOKOHAMA.
BRANCHES AND AGENCIES:
obe, London, Lyons, New York,
San Francisco, Shanghai.
Bombay, Hong Kong.
Jn Fixed Deposit for 12 months 4 p. c.
On Fixed Deposit for 6 months 3 p. e.
3n Fixed Deposit for 3 months 3 p. .
'NTEREST ALLOWED BY THB
HEAD OFFICE AT YOKOHAMA.
On Current Deposit 4 per cent, p. a
Oh Fixed Deposit for 12 month, 6 p .
p. a. ,
The Bank buys and receives for col
lection Bills of Exchange, issues
Drafts and Letters of Credit on the
ibove Branches and Agencies and
transacts General Banking Business.
Agency Yokohama Specie Bank
yew Republic Bldg., : Honolulu, H. I.
CEI HIN BANK, LTD.
Transact General Banking aad
fE&D OFFICE - - - TOKYO,
Draw exchange on
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
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