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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU. MAY 9, 1899.
This is the Columbia model that is having such a great mn in the States and here. This is also the model that the price is to be raised on. We have been notified that in future we will have 'to pay $.oo more for them and when our present stock on this model is sold we will have to foilow the price up. As long as they last gooo will be the price, when this lot is sold and new ones come they will have to be $5.00. With a large number of models in both COLUMBIAS AND RAMBLERS to pick from the right place to get a wheel, is, E. 0. HA LIMITED. Corner Fort and Ready The strongest, most economical and durable Roofing ever sold in this marktt. Ea-ily and quickly laid, and adapted to any roof from flat to one-half pitch. It is a NON-CONDUCTOR OP HEAT, which, to gether with the fact that-it is practically indestructible, paiticularJy leconmerds it for this climate. Dees iot require to be painted and any workman can lay ir. En dorsed by leading architects'and builders. Call and see samples. Asphaitu.m FOR WATER MAINS. SEWERS AND ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS- The best pipe in use; will out-last any piping ever placed on the market. Contractors and Plantation Managers sbou d investigate this Piping. Tbvy will find just what they have been looking for a pipe that is strong aud will not corrode. Hawaiian Trading Co., Ltd. Office: No. 6 Love Building:, Fort St Ms, Have a sold for NO 639 Telephone 641. Horse NEW ARRIVALS ! White and Blue Grass Limn, Doylies, Pajamas, Handkerchiefs, tc. Latest Patterns of ENGLISH AND AMERICAN SERGE, Scotch Tweeds, Linen and Duck Cloth, Etc. ilor and Dry 210 Nuuanu 5treet, Above Hotel. KING ST., Next to New Shipment of SHIRTS, COLLARS, UNDERWEAR, GENTS' HOSE HANDKERCHIEFS, ETC. Straw, Panama and Native Hats in Stock Gents' Furnishings, Japanese Bamboo Baskets. Matting, Japanese Lanterns SOH, King Streets Rock Asphalt Piping California Harness Shop. JEW STOCK FROM COAST CONSISTING OF Srcrces. Mm, u 11 ConiDs, Etc. few ROBES, which will be less than cost. .... KING STREET, LINCOLN BLOCK, Just Below The Arlington Hotel Hlkp, Table Covers, Si k Shirts Eiiva, Goods Merchant I. HAT MANUFACTURER, GENTS' FURNISHINGS. Castle & Cooke, Isoshima, 20 GENTS A DAY at the Japanese Hotels in Honolnla. FOR BOARD AND LODCIHG Places Vislted-Tho Rooms and the Fare One Select Establish ment Transients. Hundreds of the black haired, nerv ous, aggressive little men from the Orient patronize steadily the Japanese boarding and lodging houses with which the downtown of Honolulu is spotted. What manner of living is there in these hotels? What are the rates? There is but a single method by which these narrowed confines may be penetrated by a seeker for information. Secure the interpreter, an individual ever ready for any enterprise, fix on a ruse and make the visits. An arrange ment for deceit is necessary. Your resident Japanese is not at all simple minded. Not at all. He is ever alert, always suspicious. He Is not awed by the white mr.n, because he thinks him self the equal of any man. And how he has mastered knowledge of his rights." He more than knows that his house is his castle. Take first the little place on Mer chant street, opposite the Wowan's Exchange. It is in every way just the same as many others. The wife cf the proprietor meets the interpreter and reporter. She smiles as she listens to a request in effect that it is desired to house a yard boy at the place for a few weeks. The husband is called. He smiles, hears his wife and the visitors, and then ponders. Lodging and very ex cellent lodging can be had for the boy. But he must find food elsewhere, for the place lias no restaurant license and the policemen pass it often. Well, yes; of course. But this boy must be fed and it will only be for a short time. All right, but there is risk. Like to see. the room? It is inspected. The food There shall be plenty of it and equal, in every respect to the fare of the best Japanese hotel in Honolulu. The menu will include rice, fish, vege tables, soy and all the tea desired. How much? This is a quiet, select place and the employer of the boy pays and wants his servant to receive good care. What does he say to twenty-five cents a day for board and lodging? There will be a lamp in the room and a mosquito net is supplied. Bath? No, the bath is not given. However, ten tickets for ten baths are sold for a dime, and the bathing place is not far distant. It is all satisfactory, and perhaps the yard boy wrill come and be a guest for a time. Is there much business now? Oh, yes, the hotel is doirg .well. .More Japanese are coming to town all the time. They come from plantations. The sleeping accommodauons de pend on the custom. In a rush, room must be made lor all who appear. None can be turned away. At times the hallways and even the kitchen are used for lodging places. Effort is made to ventilate. Windows and doors are left open. There may be three persons or there may be a score in a room eight by ten feet. One more hotel will be visited. Let it be several, for there are a number in a group in Chinatown, in the Japan sea. There are more people corning and going down in this part of town, and there are more Japanese about the house. This proprietor does not delib erate and smiles sparingly. He says his rate is twenty cents a day straignt to any one and for any length of time. The figure is the same in all this neigh borhood. The Merchant street man had a special price, as well as- a select place. Perhaps the additional five cents a day was for taking the chance of having a boarder and no victualing li cense. The twenty cent places are or seem to be uniform in space allotment and furnishing. There is very little bed clothing, as it is seldom used. The pil lows are for the guests to fix or them selves. Baths must be taken outside, and the same price of a ticket for ten baths for ten cents is quoted. The in terpreter says at once and a number of the boarders promptly testify that the food is sufficient and of correct variety and proper serving. And, mark it, guests without baggage must pay in advance. These hotels do a great amount of transient business. This comes from tne plantations in the vicinity of Hono lulu. Large numbers of the laborers spend . Sunday in the city. They find the fee of twenty cents a day for board and lodging quite to their liking. The great rushes at these places are when a steamer writh free labor aboard ar rives from Japan, or when a large number of Japanese come to town as strikers, or for a holiday. BY AUTHORITY. SEALED TENDERS Will be received at the Office of the Minister of the Interior until Tuesday, May 9th, 1SW, at 12 o'clock noon, for furnishing to the Road Supervisor of Honolulu the following supplies in quantities as required from time to time for the Bureau of Roads and Bridges Honolulu, during the term of six months, from May 11th, 1S99. SCHEDULE OP ARTICLES. Required by the Bureau of Hono lulu Roads for the term of six months, commencing May 11th, 1S99. BUILDING MATERIAL. Red bricks, per M. Portland cement, per bbl. of 400 lbs. California lime, per bbl. COAL. , i Blacksmith's best Cumberland, 2240 Ibs. Departure Bay, 2240-lbs. HARNESS, LEATHER AND FIND INGS. No. 1 .harness leather, per lb. Lace leather, per foot. Cart saddles, each. Collar pads, per doz. pairs (best quality). Hames, per doz. pairs. Horse collars, B.T. or CC, each. Horse blankets, No. 1, per doz. pairs. Neats foot oil, per gallon. Frazer's axle grease, per doz. (6 case lots). IRON AND STEEL. Bar steel, per lb. Bar iron, per lb. Norway iron, per lb. LUMBER AND SHINGLES. Northwest lumber, rough per M feet. Northwest timebr, per M feet. Northwest battens, per M feet. Redwood pests, each (7 feet). NAILS. Cut nails, per keg, iron, Sd, lOd, 12d, 20d, 30d, 40d, GOd. Wire nails, per keg, Gd, Sd, lOd. Galvanized nails, per keg, 8d, lOd, 12d, 20d. 30d, 40d, COd. Spikes, galvanized, per keg, 4-in., 5-in., G-in., 7-in. LUBRICATING AND MACHINE OIL. (Per gallon, barrel lots.) Cylinder oil "C00W". Lard oil, No. 1. Black oil. Machine oil. Mineral castor oil. POWDER AND FUSE. Black blasting, per 23-lb. drum, 25 drum lots. Giant No. 1, 50-lb. case (5 case lots). Giant No. -2 50-lb. case (5 case lots). Giant powder caps, per doz. boxes. Fuse, double tape, per 1000 feet. TOOLS AND HARDWARE. Shovels, Ames' scoop, No. 3, per dozen. Shovels, Ames' L. H., per dozen. Shovels, Ames' D, per dozen. Handles for same, "Scoop" per doz., "L. H." per doz., "D." per doz. Picks, "Hunts," per doz. Picks, "Iron City," per doz. Handles for same, "Hunts" per doz., "Iron City" per doz. Mattocks, "Iron City," per doz. Handles for same, per doz. Ax handles, per doz. Planters' hoes, per doz. Handles for the same, per doz. Hammers, "sledge," per lb. Hammers, "stone," per lb. Handles for the same, "sledge" per doz., "stone" per doz. Stone picks, per doz. Files, flat basted, per doz., 12-in., 14- in., and 16-in. Dandy brushes, best quality, per doz. Crowbars, per lb. Brooms, push, 14-in. glued back, etc. Copper rivets, per lb. Wheel-barrows, wooden tray, iron wheel, each. Wheel-barrows, iron tray, each. Carriage bolts, per cent, off (price list furnished). Machine bolts, per cent, off (price list furnished). Lanterns, Dietz's tubular, No. O, per doz. 0 ) Real Office: 15 Kaahumanu Street. 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 99QOeOOOS00000000 o o o o o o Globes for same, red, per doz. SUNDRIES. Dynamo waste, per lb. Coal tar, per bbl. Manila, rop?, per lb. Sheet rubber packing, per lb. Kerosene oil, 10 case lots (Brand), per case. HAY AND GRAIN. J New Zealand oats, per lb. California wheat hay (large bale), per lb. No. 1 rolled barley, per lb. No. 1 surprise oats, per lb. Wheat bran, per lb. Oat hay, per lb. Samples of Grain to accompany each bid. Bids must be in accordance with the above schedule and must be endorsed "Tenders of Supplies, Honolulu Roads," and all supplies must be de livered at the point required within one mile of the Postoffice, free of charge and are subject to the Road Supervisor's approval. Bond3 will be required in such reasonable sum as may be named by the Minister, for the furnishing in ac cordance with the tender of such Items in Ihe schedule as may be approved by the Minister, and notified to the bidder, but the Minister of the Interior does not bind himself to accept the lowest or any bid. S. M. DAMON, Minister of the Interior ad interim. Interior Office, May 5, 1S99. 5223 NOTICE. Digging or taking sand from makai side of Ala Moana Road (Beach Road) is strictly prohibited. Any person or persons caught in the act, will be pro secuted to the full extent of the Law. W. H..CUMMINGS, 5221 Road Supervisor Honolulu. THE BREW OF OLYMPUS- THE "HOFFMAN," corner of Hotel and Nuuanu streets, claims to be the "Banner" resort for gentlemen and holds the flag. L. H. Dee, the pro prietor, has attained success , in his line, by specially and personally super vising everything connected with his establishment. He now introduces to his patrons "Olympia Beer." This brew is from the "Capital Brewing Co." ol Olympia, the capital of the State of Washington, and was received by the "Garonne." Mr. Schmitt, the leading spirit of this corporation, is a practical Chemist and Brewer, and after years of search and investigation located his plant at Olympia, on account of the peculiar virtues of the water of the Turn Falls, a stream that is noted for its distinctive qualities of clearness, coldness and lack of mineral and de caying vegetable impurities. Pure beer can only be made with pure water, and Turn water is traditional in Washing ton with the Indians and original white settlers. The "Olymphia Draught" Is under the special control and agency of Mr. Dee and he invites his patrons and friends to a personal test and is willing to abide by their judgment on the merits of his latest venture. T. Q. BALLENTYNE. STOCKS FOR SALE! EWA, HONOKAA, WAIALUA AMERICAN SUGAR CO., (Assessable and Paid Up.) KlHEl OOO BALLENTYNE & EAKIN, STOCK AND BOND BROKERS MclNERNY BLOCK, FORT STREET. HONOLULU. ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRAORDINARY! Another big shipment of 100 tons has arrived for Mathews Furniture Store. Everything must be sold at Bargain Prices to make room for this new shipment. Tremendous reductions in wire and wool mattresses; Bedroom SeJLs, 6 pieces, from $20 up; Chairs reduced to 60 cents; Pillows from 50 cents up; Bedsteads, wire cots, canvas cots, ha mmocks almost given away. Baby Carriages in great variety, also Baby Chairs and Rockers. Come and see how we slaughter pr ices. L. S. MATHEWS & - . . AND . , . Estate Agent. New Booksl Just Received fcy the Maritosa Cuba and Porto Rica. Strong Hearts. Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow. Coming of Love. Sinking of the Merrimao. In Cuba with Shafter. McTeague, And a large number of others in cloth and paper. o o o A few works just to hand for Pro fessor Rolfe's University Extension Course of Lectures. Twice Told Tales. Kid napped. The Scarlet Letter. Nature Addresses and Lectures. The Fortunes of the Republic. Poems from the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Books and Libraries by James Kua- sell Lowell. ooo THOS.G. THRUM Open All Might - AMERICAN MESSENGER SERVICE. Telephone 444. -- MASONIC TEMPLE. DRESS MAKER. FIRST CLASS DRESS MAKER will go out by the day. Address, Dressmaker, P. O. Box G19. 6225 H. MAY & CO. -:- 98 FORT STREET. -:- ! Telephone. 22 : r : P. O. Box, 470. H. P. EAKIN SOjST, Furniture Dealers. 26 Beretania St., near Forf St miHie 01 Ren n P. 0. Box 365.