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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, MAT 19, 1S99.
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Eat-ily and quickly laid, arid adapted to any roof from flat to one-half pitch. It is a NON-CONDUCTOR OF HEAT, which, to gether with the fact that it is practically indestructible, particularly lecon mends it for this climate. Dees not require to be painted and any workman can lay it. En dorsed by leading architects and builders. Call and see samples. 1 Asphaitu mm Popim 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 should investigate this Piping. They will find just what they have, been locking for a pipe that is strong and will not corrode. Hawaiian Trading Co., Ltd. Office: No. 6 Love Building, Fort St ifei flll llllllipptMpap")aI'5Mglta? a!iinminiiiiiiii-n Ti'in.i.,. 1 T"rt-ir-i lr-er-tr-TCT n i - California Harness Shop Manufactures all kinds of Single and Double Harness, tiacN. Harness, tie. a iuji une or Horse FufnisWng Goods On hand at California Prlges. Special attention to Planta tation Orders. One Light New CoIumfcllS Buggy For Sale Cheap. NO- 639 KING STREET, LINCOLN BLOCK, Telephone 641. Jtist Below The Arlington Hotel. D. O. Sc 31. S. IIAMMAX. NEW ARRIVALS ! White and Blue Grays Linen, Silks, Table Covers, Si:k Shirts Doylies, Pajamas, Handkerchiefs, etc. Latest Patterns of ENGLISH AND AMERICAN SERGE, Scotch Tweeds, Linen and Duck Cloth, Etc. GOO ' KSS, Tailor and Dry Goods Merchant 210 Nuuanu 5treet, Above Hotel. 7. n'i . f. - KING ST., Noxt to Castle & Cooke, Isoshima, HAT MANUFACTURER. GENTS' FURNISHINGS. 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. BAD ONE FOUND M Mr. Bishop Reads Abont Nannlity Play. SENDS IN THE ACCOUNT use of hor?vit because? some men put them on the track ami gamble over them? "Would you make men dumb, because some men use bad language? Would you destroy corn, because some men make it into whiskey? Uecause some men put wicked p'.ays on the stage, will you forbid other men to put good plays on it? The Editor.) Makes Comment and Draws a Mo ral A Brief Reply to the Points Presented. EDITOR P. C. ADVERTISER: Since you take some liberties with my name in an editorial cf this morn ing upon the subject of dramatic ex hibition at Punahou, about wnich I had not intended to write anything, will you kindly allow space, in illus tration of what a leading London theater actually is, to reprint a thea trical critique from the London Daily Mail of March 3, 1S99. It suggests that until the existing stage has been dis infected, it may not as yet be a safe thing to make it a factor in the edu cation of our youth. It also indicates a reason why one who marries an actor or an actress, is apt to suffer lowering in social repute. S. E. BISHOP. - Honolulu, May 17, 1899. "THE CUCKOO." Fun and Nastiness at the Avenue Theatre. Certainly a very funny farce, brilliantly written, full of witty phrases and humorous characteriza tion. In all probability it will be a great success the ladies and gentle men at the Avenue Theatre last night laughed heartily and with keen en joyment from beginning to end. We have ceased to write for the young lady of fifteen, and no doubt it is very right and proper that it should be so. No doubt it is very right and proper and creditable to turn the stage into the club smoking-room a "smart' club smoking-room. Equality of the sex.es is in the air. By all means let us divert our womenfolk with "smut" good, forcible slang is "smut." But it will be interesting to note the at titude of those who lift up their hands in holy horror if a serious play treats of vice in serious fashion, though its aim may b.e high and its motive lofty it will be interesting to note th-a attitude of these towards "The Cuckoo," Mr. Brooknelds adaptation from Meilhac's farce, "Decore." . No doubt this picture of fact and flippant libertinism; this rechauffe of "funny stories" which used to wait un til the ladies had left the dining-room; these references to the "demimdnd-e" and "common women," and to ''our" room by a lady on a trip to a riverside hotel with a man not her husband; these blatant women "picked up" at Niagara; these black men in their shirts; these "damns" used in thfe pre sence of women no doubt these are the concomitants of successful plays. We do not write for the young lady of fifteen. We are enlightened, we are emancipated, we have left all the silly old prejudices behind us. No doubt "smart society" will flock to the Ave nue. Our duty is not to dissuade the public, only to tell them what to ex pect. Then if they rush to the Avenue Theatre it is their business, they must look out for themselves. . Some may say that frank indecency would be better than the shallow hypo crisy of these English perversions of the French, .which mask everything the lips utter, but accentuate it with a wink and a leer. That question it is not necesary cO argue. "We do not blame Mr. Brookfield if blame is deserved. He is a witty, a caustic and clever writer; he was told to adapt "Decore" and he adapted it. He has tried to cleanse it as much as possible; he has crammed his work with brilliant lines and drawn for us many humorous and amusing charac ters; he has done his work very skil fully. We cannot blame him and we are sure those expletives are not his; all va might ask, were we disposed to display our prejudice and our bigotry, is Why was Decore brought to England at all? It is, of course, ridiculous to see any thing unfit in the story of a husband and wife taking jaunts for a night into the country with another woman and another man. Nothing wrong ac tually happens, so why complain? Why object when it is only suggestion and suggestiveness from beginning to end? The theatre is not for the young lady of fifteen. It is still supposed to be for gentlewomen, however. But if the gentlewomen do not object . It is-all funny, decidedly funny. The drowning man and the lion and the negro potentate and the admirable waiter and the skit on "journalese" all funny, very funny. And the audi ence laughed loudly, and cheered and applauded. The Cuckoo is a most laughable farce. That many things are laughable which are not wellbred or clean is an undeniable fact. The acting is admirable, it could not be better. Mr. Charles Hawtrey, struggling heroically against a terrible cold, was in his best form. Extremely clever was the waiter of Mr. Charles Stevens; whimsical and humorous were Mr. Arthur Williams and Mr. Lyston Lyle. Miss Fannie Ward was much overweighted as the heroine. And The Cuckoo is the successor to Lrd and Lady Algy"! CORNELL WANTS BRAINS. (New York Evening World.) Cornell University wants brains. The owners of the brains, who are to be men of prominence and distinguish ed ability, must die first, however, be fore the university desires the con tents of their heads. Burt G. Wilder, professor of physi ology, has issued an appeal in the name of science, asking well-known men to bequeath their brains to the college. Professor Wilder states that plenty of brains can be secured, but they ar.e all of a degenerate class those of criminals or ignorant person?. A request has been addressed especial ly to students and graduates of the university. BY'AUTiiORSfY. What then? The Evening Post of New York recently denounced the management of the stage by men who pandered, etc., to the low tastes of the multitude. There are many houses used for im proper purpoe?. Would you abolish houses, or would you clean them out and improve the uses of them? Would you forego he pleasure of having dogs, because some men use them for BOARD OF IMMIGRATION. REGULATION. That where the reports of the In spector of Immigration are unfavora ble as to the sanitary condition of la borers' quarters or are unfavorable as to the treatment of the laborers copies thereof shall be furnished to the Agents of the Plantations, with a no tice to them that further applications for labor immigration permits will not be considered until such matters are corrected to the satisfaction of the Board of Immigration and the Cabinet. S. M. DAMON, Minister of Interior ad interim and President Board of Immigration. Honolulu, May 15, 1899. 5236-3t 2073-3t T. Q. BALLENTYNE. H. P. EAKI STOCKS FOR SALE! EVA, HONOKAA, WAIALUA AMERICAN SUGAR CO (Assessable and Paid Up.) KlHEI. ooc BALLENTYNE & EAKIN, STOCK AND BOND BROKERS McINERNY BLOCK, FORT STREET. HONOLULU. - Family Theatre.' JAMES F. POST jiAXAOJZR. JT. E. SHARP - - - - .MUSICAL V in ECTOR oo . TOX1 GUT! TON IGIIT! Jim Post's Farce Comedy Entitled A Marriage in the Dark. GLOItlXK Spectacular Transformation Datcer. Direct fron? New Yoik J as. H. Love, STOCK BROKER FORT ST., Next Biart's Jewelry Store. For Sale: HAWAIIAN SUGAR CO. O OK ALA. KAHUKU. KIHEI. NAHIKU. ' MISS M All LIS PAltSELL, Deecriptive Vocalist FRANK HAltTOX. Rag Time Singer, Dancer atd Comedian. MR. WM. HOWARD. . MISS MYRTLE 1 RAH AM POST AND ASHLEY, (Assisted by Wm. Howard). Funny CciaJt uy "TUG HIVAL." i MISS VIOLET DALE. The Greatest Aggregation of Vaudeville Talent ever seen in Honolulu at 3ttixsr Box Office opens at 10 a. m. 'Phone 540 OLD OUT' S Having disposed of my entire stock of Dry Goods and Notions to the ..... Hawaiian Dry Goods Association ivie Will be closed out during the next thirty days at Bargain Trices, tc make room for an entire new stock ordered and to arrive. xScrriiiCES cannot be duplicated. SALE COMMENCES WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19. Rare chance to get Dry Goods at very low prices. Mr. M. G. Silva will assist the new Managers durins this Bale. - - - - tj after which he retires from the business. 0 j MIOSES PALiATJ EDWARD IIAXAPI Managers. iLuoltiomi Sale ofi Fee Simple and Leasehold Property. 3: n Lot J 273 L if ftCSWA :vS v -aa-: y r:d. r -r s v. 3 7 By order of Mrs. H. Rieirenschneider I will sell at Public Auction at my salesroom, 33 Queen street, On Saturday, May 20th, AT IS O'OSL-OOK NOON, Tho followiner nronertv: 1. In fee simple, lt on Vineyard street, adjoining the Riemenschneider homestead and the Howland lot,', having a frcr.tE of 59 feet on Vineyard street ana an average aefin or icei. me 5273 square iecu NO - Six year !eae of a lot fronting on Punchbowl street, between the Adler cottages and the lot of W. E. Row ell. piece has a frontage of 135 feet on Punchbowl street and an average depth cf 190 feet. Further information at my office. iNO. JAS. F. MORGAN, Auctioneer. dog fighting? Woul'l you give up the 0 0 ro Stocks and So nds, ea3 Estat: anca Custom s i s Placed and Negotiated, Notary Public and Gen 3 ra I Commi mOm Will buv and sell any Hawaiian Securities in the market. Office: 15 Kaahumanu Street. ion. P. 0. Box 365. 5v (S? m