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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: 'HONOLULU. MAY G. 1899.
7 LAND For. Sale 1 2 lots at Kalihl, facing Kamehame ka IV Road, and in front of G Markham's residence, with a ne dwelling on. "2 One lot 96x200 feet, mauka of th Catholic church premises at Kalihl 3 24 lots at Kapalama, lying rnauks 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 mauk side of King street, about 400 feet from the corner of Liliha and King streets. The premises produce an income of $731 per annum. 8 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 work About 300 lots 50x100 at Nuuanu at rear and mauka of the above 6 lot. About 50 lots In the Kekio Tract, situated opposite the Make Island band stand. It is admitted that it is one of the best tracts near th Waikiki Sea Beach. d About 50 lots in the Kapabulu Tract. 10 About 1000 acre in Kealakomo, Puna, Hawaii; the land extendi from the beach to about 2 milei from the volcano. 11 City properties, etc., etc. Prices are the cheapest in the mar ket. For further particulars apply to II. t 1 REAL ESTATE BROKERS. W. C. ACHI, our manager, has over 16 years experience in real estate bus iness in this city. Honolulu, February 7, 1899. 5141 SWldren's Photos Are the hardest of all to make well until you become accustomed to the task. Mothers tell U3 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 mother's eyes. Preserve baby's pretty face in one or Williams photos. J. J. WILLIAMS, ' 1 il Fort Street. C. BREWER & CO, LTD. w-r l1 TT T Queen Street, : : nonoiuiu, n. AGENTS FOR Hawaiian Agricultural Company, Ono mea Sugar Company, Honomu Sugar Company, Wailuku Sugar Company, American Sugar Co., Makee Sugar Company, Ookala Sugar Plantation Company, Haleakela Ranch Com pany, Kapapala Ranch, Molokai Ranch. Planters Lane, San Francisco Packets, Charles Brewer & Co.'s Line of Bos ton Packets. .. Agents Boston Board of Underwrit- ers. Agents for Philadelphia Board of Un derwriters. Standard Oil Co. LIS OF OFFICERS. C. M. Cooke, President; George H Robertson, Manager; E. F. Bishop, Treasurer and Secretary; Col. W. . Allen, Auditor; P. C. Jones, H. Water kouse, G. R. Carter, Directors. D. H. Fyfe. C. W. Adamso FYFE & ADAMS0N. COMMISSION AGENTS. 214 SIXTH . ST., BAN FRANCISCO CAlb Dealers in all description of Cali fornia Products. Salesmen for Island FruIU and Pro- duco. PURCHASING AGENTS, ETC. Cash advances made on consignment All business entrusted to ue will rr eive prompt attention. SiOlI MEAT 60 108 KING STREET. G.J.Waller : : Manager. Wholesale and Retail I IK till. AND NAVY CONTRACTORS. WfllSKlT uM&s A DELICIGOSflHiGH BALL CROWN DISTILLERIES COMPANY. Platinotype Photographs. OfO- Mr. L. HART, F. R. M. S., lecturer mi the Ballarat School of Mines, and a' the Working Men's College, Melbomrns writes as follows: "The Platinum process is decldedlj the most perfect process of photo graphic printing, as the metal la not affected by any sulphurous fumes oj compounds such as are found in th at mosphere, whereas other processes ar easily attacked by them. "The impression is indeed unalter able and were it possible to hold platinotype print in the hand for sev eral hundreds of years the paper would crumble and rot away, but the photo graphic platinic image would remain intact. "L. HART." If you wish your pictures printed 1b platinum, see that you do not get imi tations. PHOTOGRAPHIC Co. LIMITED. Corner Fort and Hotel Streets -ooo- The Washington Light RELTARLE IIKIL.L.IANT CANNOT EXPL.ODE , CANNOT BLOW OUT NO ODOR , DOES NOT FLICKER Consumes nothing but Kerosene Oil. The Cheapest and Safest Light known. Unsurpassed for Halls, Lanais, Ma chine Shops, Plantations and Docks. See Lamps now on exhibition and get details. We are prepared to illuminate Pri afce Grounds, Lanais and Halls for En tertainments on 24 hours' notice. Open evenings till 8 o'clock. H. N. ALMY, flanager. Masonic Temple, Alake St. Tel. No. 1111. 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 dls esses. Sold by all druggists and at Union Barber Shop. Remember the trade mark "The Two Faces." Beware of imitations. F. PACHECO, Telephone No. 696 Sole Proprietor. j NOBLE i i mM jfi . , 11 ji - "i c if1' KtBJ K'S- I0t4 fl A POET'S FAILURE Edwin Marram's Experience wilii a Newspaper. PRACTICAL WORK TOO PROSAIC An Early Venture In San Jose A Path That Had Been Traveled Before Many Times. (San Jose Mercury.) In the good old days, when hope sprang eternal in the human breast, and when the rainbow hue of promise made brilliant the sky of the ambitious and the aspiring, it followed as a nat- ural sequence in order of events, as a rule in fact, from which there was no recorded deviation, that a meeting be tween an unkempt newspaper man out of a job and an eager-eyed printer with a vest pocket full of type meant the publication of a paper to "fill a long- felt want" and incidentally several other things which aforetime had been doing a windy business in the vacuum line. If an "angel" were found in the guise of a man with a superabun dance of shekels awaiting investment, one who had toiled and perspired and grubbed and saved in order that the sere and yellow of life might find ihim handsomely equipped for a stout re sistance to the onslaught of the wolf which haunts the doors of the poor, it would be dollars to nickels that the existence of the "want" would be pro longed for a period measured by many months. The end, however, would al ways be the same an utter collapse, a newspaper man again out of a job, a printer minus a vest pocket full of type and an "angel" without money but with a world of valuable but non negotiabLe experience. San Jose is strewn with the wrecks of such ventures, and could the his tory of each be written, with no emas culation of facts, it would prove most interesting reading for an idle hour. One is recalled to the mind of the writer by the prominence that has lately been given the poetical work of Edwin Markham. The author of that fine conception, "The Man With the Hoe," was once a resident of San Jose and a newspaper proprietor. It was away back in 1874, shortly a-fter Pro fessor Markham had graduated from the Normal School. His tendencies were decidedly literary, and when he was asked to join in a scheme to es tablish a daily newspaper, in the co lumns of which he migh- have unlimit ed opportunity for the publication of effusions of both poetry and prose, with so fear of a blue pencil making his soul sick the answer was ready ac quiescence. The venture was called The Garden City Times, and the origi nal proprietors were S. Harris Herring, Perriman F. Page, Edwin Markham and E. T. Sawyer. Herring was then the publisher of an agricultural paper and a clever writer on practical sub jects. He is now a ranch owner near Sartoga. 'Page was a printer, who had studied for the ministry. He lent the moral support to the undertaking, while the other partners furnished the brains, such as they were. There was no business manager, for it had not oc curred to these innocents that an at tache of that description was at all necessary for the success of a newspa per project. They fondly imagined that the mere announcement of the publication would be followed by such a rush of business men to the office as would necessitate the employment of a score of clerks to attend to their re quirements. Besides, of what use would be a business manager a man to quickly drum up advertisements for immediate financial needs when an "angel" had been secured, whose purse was large and where promises were all that could be desired? The "angel" was old Ben Casey, a rancher living on the Los Gatos road, who had but one hobby and that, tem perance. How the hobby ruined the prospects of the paper will soon ap pear. The Garden City Times duly made its appearance, and, what was a novelty for San Jose, with the tele graphic dispatches. It was a success from the start. Markham was the literary editor and assisted in the re porting, and his faculty of throwing a glamor of romance over the most tri vial local subject, even though it chanced to be the erection of a chicken coop, or the reception of a .watermelon from an admiring subscriber, gave such interest to the local columns that his salary was advanced after the first week. The city and managing editor was E. T. Sawyer, and his principal duties consisted in consigning to the waste basket such editorials as in his opinion were not on all fours with the conservative policy of the paper. These actions were considered high handed by Mr. Herring, and after they i had continued for a week the editor threw up his job in disgust and pre sented his interest in the paper to the other partners. About this time the advertisement of a saloon was handed in and in serted. It caught the eye of Casey and there came a quick and imperative de mand for its withdrawal. A council of war was held. It was realized by all the partners that a crisis had been reached. To take out the advertise ment meant that in future The Garden City Times would be not a newspaper for all classes, but one lined up on the side of temperance. On the other hand, to allow it to remain meant the with drawal of the financial backing. The partners were young and brim full of confidence. They fondly believed they had San Jose at their feet. Besides, they chafed under constraint. What did Casey know about running a paper anyway? He was a crabbed old has been a man with one idea. Let him pull out his money. The Garden City Times could stand the loss, for every thing had thus far gone to show that it was securely founded on the rock of favorable public opinion. So it was re solved. The advertisement stayed in and Casey went out. This action took place on the second day of the second week of publication. The news spread. Within twenty-four hours every man in town who had a bill against the paper presented it with the abrupt request for instant payment. The neat little song-and-dance pre pared by the partners in anticipation of the rush, was received in silence. The expectation had been that an en core would be demanded. Forced to the wall the partners paid out all their available cash. Then they began to breathe freely again. In many respects it was like a run on a bank. But many banks had weathered such storms and so would The Garden City Times weather this one. Markham was sanguine that the Rubicon had been crossed and he drew such a picture of the future that when he had finished his partners would not have hypothe cated their respective interests in the paper for many thousands of dollars, though at the moment there was not enough coin of the realm in their jeans to purchase coffee and doughnuts to ap pease a hired man's appetite. But the period of elation did not last long. The printers, led by Dan Toy, the foreman, wanted assurance that they would be paid at the end of the week, else they would quit in a body. From optimists the partners became pessimists, and the falling-in spirits affected the tone of the paper. The local columns ceased to display either sparkle, dash or romance. Markham, instead of skarrying about town with a smiling face anil an eager, confident look in his handsome eyes, dawdled listlessly in the editorial room and turned out copy with the scissors. The city and managing editor, who was also the editor-in-chief, republished his own articles with "by request' over each in brackets. The inevitable end was approaching. Despite a favor able public opinion, the windy pro mises of enthusiastic friends and the important fact that the paper had come into the field to "fill a long-felt want," there was a conspicuous and lamenta ble lack of the silvery sinews of war. It takes money to make the mare go. After ten days of experience the part ners came to the conclusion that as they couldn't either fish3 or cut bait, they would go out of a business that required the doing of either. So Un collected all the bills due on advertis ing, paid off the printers and then slowly wended their way to St. James Park, where seated on a bench in a shady spot they divided $28 into three equal parts, pocketed each his sHare and talked of emigrating fo the South Sea Islands. CUBA'S SUGAR CROP. HAVANA, April 22. The sugar crop for 1S99 is officially estimated at 307, 903 English tons, against a total for 1S9S of 232,032 tons. Hives are a terrible torment to the little folks, and to some older ones. Doane's Ointment never fails. Instant relief and permanent cure. At any chemist's, 50 cents. MERCHANT , TAILOR C2ZY2 Fort St., Opp. Club Stables. FINE SUITS TO ORDER AT REA SONABLE RATES Suits cleaned and repaired. Satis faction guaranteed. S9iilill0 CONTAINSN Clio I lOi ( N0TH,NG I V INJURIGUSy W. J. GUNN, D 4-10 Montgomery St. San Francisco. California. The attention of those having capital to invest is called to the fact, that no city in the United States or prob ably no city in the world offers better opportunities to make profitable or fortunate investments in Real Estate than does the city of San Francisco at the present time. A great many reasons can be given why San Francisco realty will advance in value from now on. I offer my experience and knowledge "of values to in tending buyers of business properties or residence sites. 1 can submit some very de sirable purchases of Real Estate that will yield a fine income and steadily advance in value. Intormation cheerfully giv en. Parties coming from the Islands who desire to invest are requested to call. I will be happy ro correspond with any who may wish to obtain information in regard to San brancisco Real hstate. Full charge taken ot prop erty and taxes paid for ab sent owner. W. J. GUM, 410 Montgomery St., San Francisco, California. THE CLUB STABLES (Limited) C. BELLINA, Manager. Fort St., near Hotel. Telephone 477. Livery. Boordlng onfl Sis Sides. 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 ED DRIVERS. FIRST CLASS CARRIAGES. HACKS AT ALL HOURS. Orders for Surreys, Wagonettes, Single or Double Teams at a moment'fl notice. HACKS Nos. 45, 65, 70, 77, 97, 125 and 180. C. BELLINA, Mgr. Tel. 319. Stables Tel. 477. CHOICE mi, aarro n AND PORK Jwayi r cJ. Sausages, Liver, Head Cheese and Breakfast Bo logne at the CENTRAL MEAT MARKET. 214 Nuuanu St. Tel. 104. JUST ARRIVED New Importation of SILK GOODS, in the piece, SILK HANDKERCHIEFS, SILK SHAWLS DECORATED FLOWER POTS, NEW PORCELAIN CUPS AND SAUCERS TEA AND DINNER SETS. CARVED VORY, RATTAN CHAIRS, CARVED SANDALWOOD BOXES. rHESE GOODS ARE THE HANDSOM EST IN ALL HONOLULU. WING WO CHAN & CO. 210-212 Nuuanu Street. HONOLULU IRON WORKS CO. Steam Engines. BOILERS, SUGAR MILLS, COOLERS BRASS AND LEAD CASTINGS, 4.nd machinery of every description made to order. Particular Attentlei 9&d to snip's blacksml thing. Jol work xecuted on tns shortest noties UNCLE SAM RESTAURANT. FORT STREET, NEXT TO CLUB Stables. Open from 5 a. m. till 12 p. m We serve the best 25 cent meals Id he city. Try them. SANDWICHEf WITH COFFEE. 20c. LOOK WO SING & CO. :,- m bank of mm LIMITED. Incorporated Under the Laws of th Republic of Hawaii. CAPITAL $400,000.00 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS. Chas. M. Cook3 President J. 13. Atherton Vice-PresldDi C. H. Cooke ..Caahlsr F. C. Atherton Socretarr Directors Henry Water house, Tom 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 bankincr en trusted to it. Sell and Purchase For eign Exchange, Issue Letters of Credit. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. Ordinary and Term Deposits received and Interest allowed in accordance with rules and conditions printed ii pass books, copies of which may b had on application. Judd Building, Fort street. CLAUS SPRECKELS. WM. G. IRWUC JLAOS SPRECKELS & CO. Bankers, HONOLULU - - - H. I. 6AN 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 tional Bank. CHICAGO Merchants National Ban. fAUis Comp-ir National d'Ga compte de Paris. BERLIN Dresdner Bank. HONGKONG AND YOKOHAMA Hongkong and Shanghai RaniHg Corporation. NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA Bank of New Zealand. VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER Bank of British North America. Transact a General Banking s Exchange busik Deposits Received, Loans made on. Approved Security. Commercial end Travelers Credits Issued. Bills of Ex change Bought and Sold. COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY AC COUNTED FOR. BISHOP & CO. SAVINGS BANK On October 1st, 1898, and continuing: until further notice. Savings Depostta will be received and interest allowed by this Bank at four and one-half per cent per annum. The terms, rules end 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 inder tbe Postal Act will be main tained. Printed copies of the Rules and Reg ulations may be obtained on applica tion. BISHOP & CO. Honolulu, September 7, 1858. 501 ESTABLISHED IN 1858. BISHOP & CO, ankers 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 momths per cent. ffiE YOKOHAMA SPECIE BAM LIMITED. Bbscribed Capital Yen 12,000,000 Paid Up Capital Yen 10,500,000 Reserve Fund ..Yen 7,300,000 HEAD OFFICE: YOKOHAMA. BRANCHES AND AGENCIESr obe, London, Lyons, New York. San Francisco, Shanghai. Bombay, Hong Kong. INTEREST ALLOWED: On Fixed Deposit for 12 months 4 p. c. p. a. On Fixed Deposit for 6 months Zk p. c p. a. On Fixed Deposit for 3 months 3 p. c p. a. INTEREST ALLOWED BY THB HEAD OFFICE AT YOKOHAMA. On Current Deposit 4 per cent. p. a. On Fixed Deposit for 12 month, 6 p. c p. a. The Bank buys and receives for col lection Bills of Exchange, Issues Drafts and Letters of Credit on tha ibove Branches and Agencies and transacts General Banking Business. Agency Yokohama Specie Bank: New Republic Bldg., : Honolulu, H. I. JUHEI ISHIZUKA AGENCY OF fCEI HINBANK.D. LT Vineyard Street. Transact General Banking and Ex change Business. (BAD OFFICE - - - TOKYO, JAP1B. Draw exchange on FIRST NATIONAL BANK, - YOKOHAUA,