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TIlE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, SEPTEMBER 10, 1863.
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Brokers
10 West King Street.
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FOR
Honolulu Brewing &
Malting Co.
Mil,
Kitiei,
Mala,
Miku,
.Waimea,
Waimanalo,
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Ghiidren's Photos .
Are the hardest of all to make well
antil you become accustomed to the
taL. Mothers tell us we are at our
&est when making photos of the little
ones. Our quaint, unique poses faith
la! likenesses and dainty style of fin
ishing photos find favor in every
.mother's eyes.
Preserve baby's pretty face in one of
Williams photos.
J. J. WILLIAMS,
Fort Street.
HUSTACE & CO.,
DEALERS IN
Wood and Coal
ALSO
White and Black Sand
Whieh we will sell at the very lowest
market rates.
Telephone No. 41T
HAWAII SHINPQ SHA
riE PI08EER JAPANESE PRINTING OFFICE
The publishers of "Hawaii Shinpo."
The only daily Japanese paper pub
.Ushed in the Islands.
EDITOR M. TAKAHASHI.
PROPRIETOR........C. SHIOZAWA.
Office: Nuuanu avenue, above Bere-
tania. 521g
E. E. HITCH
Market Warehouse Building,
Queen Street.
Practical Sail Maker
Estimates Given for all Kinds of
.AWNINGS, TENTS, TRUNK COV
ERS. TARPAULINS, WAGON COV
ERS, FIELD COVERS, ETC.
Stock Furnished at Fair Prices. All
Work Done Satisfactorily.
Stock
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WE GUARANTEE
an exact fit on all our Suits.
Prices Are the Lowest.
gj- Give us YOUR NEXT
ORDER for a trial.
AHUKGr & CO.
335 NUUANU STREET.
A. o e
Great
hamce.
The Races Today Between the
-And the
MYRTLES
Start and finish at the same point.
You have therefore the opportunity to
get
Photographs
Of the START and FINISH of the
SAME RACE.
We have just received a large con
signment of films and plates on the
last steamer fresh from the factory.
By purchasing strictly fresh goods you
make sure of successful photographs.
THE
Le Imp
PHOTO SUPPLY CO.
426 Fort Street
Two Weeks Only
OfK
Great
Reduction
CHIYA & CO.
(Formerly Murata & CO.)
HOTEL ST., COR. HUUANU.
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Branch Hat Store, Nuuanu St.
WHAT A FUSS
To Keep Your Cash Straight.
Tie lid Mi Register
Does the Business.
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MARBLE AND GRANITE
MONUMENTS!
000
IRON FENCES, BUILDING IRON
H. E. HENDRICK, PROP.
6il King street. 'Phone 502.
CHOICE
VEAL, MDTTOR
Avn
BEEF, pork
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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
IVORY, RATTAN CHAIRS, CARVED
SANDALWOOD BOXES.
THESE GOODS ARE THE HANDSOM
EST rN ALL HONOLULU.
WING WO CHAN & CO.
210-212 Nuuanu Street.
SEATTLE BEER
AT THE
Sale
mm
SALOON
ON PACIFIC PLANTS
The Botany of Raratonga
in Particular-
some Forms of Plant Life Are Wide'y
Distribute! From Hawaii to
Nsw Guinea.
Mr. T. F. Cheeseman, curator of the
Auckland Museum, who returned to
that city recently from a botanizing
expedition .to Raratonga Island, in the
Cook group, is engaged in arranging
and classifying the rich store of spe
cimens of the flora of that tropical isl
and which he brought back with him
in the steamer Ovalau. Until his work
of classification is completed he will
not be able to give a complete sum
mary of the result of his mission, but
he informs the Auckland Star that the
results of his botanical researches on
Raratonga are very satisfactory.
"I found three hundred and twenty
sDecies of flowering plants and ferns
during my exploration of Raratonga,'
said Mr. Cheeseman, "and of these sev
eral were entirely new species. The isl
and is rich in varieties of plant life
considering its small size. Of course,
on other tropical places of large ex
tent, such as New Guinea, the flora is
much more varied, as the size of such
islands is much greater than that of
Raratonga. There are some forms of
plant life which are widely distributed
over the whole of the Pacific, from
Hawaii to New- Guinea; but again,
there are others which are peculiar to
particular islands. In Raratonga
found that much of the vegetation was
allied to that of Tahiti on the eastern
side, and to Samoa on the other hand;
a fact which is of deep interest. The
flora of most of the other islands of
importance in the South Seas has been
classified, but previous to my visit
nothing had been done in the direction
of exploring Raratonga from a botani
cal point of view."
When Mr. Cheeseman has completed
his work of arranging the plants which
he has collected he will set to work on
a report for the Linnaean Society. His
mission to Raratonga was undertaken
partly in response to a request from
the scientific authorities at Kew. Mr.
Cheeseman also took an interesting
series of photographs of native life,
scenery, etc., during his stay in Rara
tonga.
VENEZUELAN REVOLT.
PONCE (Porto Rico), Sept. 11. The
steamer Philadelphia, Captain Cham
"I. r . -
uers, irom Venezuelan ports, brings
news of the spread of the revolution
and the waning strength of the' Gov
ernment. The insurgent leader, Gen
eral Citrano Castro, has 10,000 men un
der his command. According to the
same authority a strict censorship of
cable dispatches has been established.
Mail matter is freely opened and a
close watch is kept upon outgoing pas
sengers. President Andrade has pur
chased a Spanish gunboat with an
equipment of eight guns for $135,000.
Sixty-six prominent politicians,
among them Senor Hernandez and the
editor of El Preganaro, were arrested
on August 14th and more than 500 have
been taken into custody since. A fierce
battle was fought on August 23d, near
Barquisimeto, when the insurgents
captured 2000 Government troops and
secured a large quantity of ammuni
tion. INTERNATIONAL INDIGNATION.
LONDON, Sept. 10. With the excep
tion of the Jesuit organ in Rome and
the anti-Semite papers, the press of
the whole world is ringing with "execra
tions. Even the Russian press joins
in the chorus, although perhaps the
Jews are nowhere more hated than in
Russia. The judges are everywhere
described as criminals and gloomy spe
culations are indulged in as to what
future is in store for France.
The German press is especially indig
nant, the National Zeitung remarking
that "even the worst enemy of France
could not have wished what has hap
pened." Papers of all nationalities fall in
with the idea of boycotting the Expo
sition. ALASKA BOUNDARY SETTLED.
WASHINGTON, Sept. C There has
been a definite agreement between the
United States and Great Britain res
pecting the Alaskan boundary and a
formal announcement only awaits a re
ply to notes sent to Great Britain by
Secretary Hay covering minor proposi
tions. This information comes from
the highest authority. The temporary
boundary line, as agreed upon, is
slightly in favor of Canada. The Do
minion gains a few miles of snow and
ice, but every point contended for by
Secretary Hay has been gained and no
concessions have been made that will
be objected to by any reasonable Am
erican. Ne?r Bill at the Orpheum Tonight
LANDS IN LONDON
Worth Sixty -Five Mil
lions an Acre.
Soma of the London Streets Which
ar Worth Their Weight In
Golden Sovereigns.
One of the surest and safest ways of
becoming rich beyond the dreams of
EAarice. would, (says the London Daily
Mail) be to possess a few acres of land
in the heart of the City of London, or, in
fact, a single acre would make one
wealthier than the most lucky miner
that ever starved in Johannesburg
This was proved conclusively the other
day, when the freehold of No. 54
Cheapside was sold for 2S,500, which
is enual to 60 Der sauare foot, or
2,013,600 an acre.
The hiehest price ever asked for
laad in London was at the rate of 13
million pounds sterling per acre. The
golden spot was in Bermondsey, where
a few years ago a small piece of pro
perty was offered to the South-Eastern
Railway Company for 1,250,000. No
wonder the railway company declined
to buy.
Coming back to the city again, we
find that the ground about Lombard
street 'is worth not less than 2,000,
000 an acre, while something like 40
a square foot was paid for every piece
of the land between King William
Statue and Trinity-square, E. C.
In Cannon-street, in 1880, 600 square
feet of land was sold for building sites
for 4500, which amounts to 7 10s a
square foot, or nearly 330,000 an acre
In the same year building sites in
GracechurCh-street realized 18 18s
square foot, or 820,000 an acre. In
1886 these prices increased by leaps
and bounds in the same streets, 12S5
square feet of ground being sold for
37,000, which is 28 16s per square
foot, or not far short of 1,260,000 an
acre.
Going westward land becomes some
what cheaper, but still sufficiently high
to make it no exaggeration to say that
metaphorically sneaking Londoners
walk on gold. For instance, one could
buy an acre in Pall Mall for half a mil
lien sterling, but if ground was requir
ed in St. James'-square of St. iames'-
street something like three-quarters of
a million would be required for a like
quantity.
Three years ago the Lord-Lieuten
ant of Ireland was letting his land on
the Cadogan Estate in Chelsea at
550,000 an acre on building leases
with an annual ground rent of half a
crown a foot. Three acres of his pro
perty near Sloane-street was sold for
9? years for 175,000.
The Marquis of Salisbury owns five
acres of land at Charing-cross, which,
250 years back, was leased for grazing
purposes to his ancestors at the rate of
10s an acre for 500 years. These few
acres are now worth about a sovereign
a foot.
The value of property in London has
trebled since 1856, and today the houses
within its borders are calculated to be
worth some two hundred and fifty mil
lion pounds sterling, and the land on
which they are built is valued ait not
less than six hundred million pounds.
Upon the latter sum the landlords
receive about twenty-five million
pounds annually in rent; and, sooner
or later, under the leasehold system,
house property of enormous value will
come into their hands.
The owners of London include all
sorts and conditions of men and wo
men, from dukes to shareholders in
building societies and owners of single
tenements. These small owners num
ber about 200,000. But the great bulk
of the rental of the metropolis belongs
to comparatively few people.
The ground landlords include the
Duke of Westminster, to whom a large
portion of the Belgravia, Pimlico, and
Governor-square district belongs.
Then the Duke of Bedford owns chiefly
the Coyent Garden district and Blooms-
bury; Lord Portman and the Duke of
Portland West and East Marylebone
districts,, respectively; Lord Cadogan a
large part of Chelsea; while the Mar
quis of Northampton reigns in Cler
kenwell, the Duke of Norfolk in the
south of the Strand, the Marquis of
Camden in Camden-town, Lord South
ampton dn Tottenbam-court-road and
Kentish-town, and Captain Penton dn
the district of Pentonville.
ON HIS DIGNITY.
She: "Will you speak to papa?"
He: "Never, unless he speaks to
me first. It would oe unjust to you
and to me, my dear, for he dropped me
because I adored you. Any advance
towards a reconciliation must be made
by him."
She What did papa say?
He I asked his consent to outmar
riage by telephone, and he replied, "I
don't know who you are, but it's all
right." '
Good
Salesmanship
ISN'T everything to good store!
keeping; even a good salesman
fails when he tries to sell cau
tiously, clothing that Isn't
made as it should be. In the
long run only the best clothing
pays; especially when the best
clothing can be had at the
price of the next best. Our
clothing is so well made, so at
tractive in appearance and
looks so desirable that it re
quires less energy and breath
and persuasion on the part of
the salesman to sell it.
After we have sold it once,
we can sell it with still less ef
fort to the same customer. It
is the kind of clothing that
brings your customer back
again and again the kind
with which we can build up a
lasting trade. And that is
what we are doing in all our
lines.
THE K1
9 Hotel Street
: Waverley Bloct.
VE MAKE SHIRTS TO ORDER.
Telephone No. 676. No. 9-11, Hotel St
MRE"
NEW
BOOK
At Publisher's Prices.
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-THE SWALLOW.
-GADFLY.
-GARDEN OF SWORDS.
-REAL HAWAII.,
-DROSS.
-CAPT. COURAGEOUS.
-DAY'S WORK.
-LADY URSULA.
-PRINCESS OF HOPE.
-DREYFUS CASE.
-ENCHANTED STONE.
-ISLAND EMPIRE.
-TRELAWNY OF WELLS
-OUTSIDERS.
-And a large number of others.
LEAVE YOUR ORDERS FOR PRO
FESSOR BIiACKMAN'S MAKING OF
HAWAII. A few copies just received,
more on the way.
Thos, G. Thrum.
JUHEI ISHIZUKA
AGENCY OF
K? HM BANK, LTD.
Vineyard 5treet.
Transact General Banking and Ex
change Business.
SEAD OFFICE - - - TOKYO, JAPAE
Draw Exchange on
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
YOKOHAMA.
BISHOP & CO.
SAVINGS BANK
On October 1st, 1S98, 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 be obtained on applica
tion. BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu, September 7, 1898.
C. BREWER &CO L'D.
Queen Street
Honolulu. H. I.
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, Haleakala Ranch Com
pany, Kapapala Ranch, Molokal
Ranch.
Planters' Line, San Francisco Packets.
Charles Brewer & Cos Line of Bos
ton Packets.
Agents Boston Board of Underwrit
ers. Agents for Philadelphia Board of Un
derwriters. Standard Oil Co.
LIST OF OFFICERS.
C. M. Cooke. President: Georee FL
Robertson. Manager: E. F. Biahon.
Treasurer and Secretary: Col. W. P
Allen, Auditor; P. C. Jones, H. Water-
house, G. R. Carter, Directors.
NEW BILL at ORPHEUM THEA
TER tonight
SM
S
IKE FIRST IHEUCID DC
OF HAWAII, L,TI.
Incorporated Under the Laws of the
Republic of Hawaii.
Authorized Capital. $1,000,000
Capital. 750.000.
Paid Up Capital. 500,000-
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
Cecil Brown President.
B. F. Dillingham Vice President
W. G. Cooper Cashier
E. M. Boyd Secretary
G. F. McLeod Auditor
Directors Cecil Brown, B. P. Dil
lingham, Mark P. Robinson. Brace
Cartwright and G. W. Macfarlane.
DRAW EXCHANGE ON:
San Francisco The Anglo-Califor-nian
Bank, Limited.
Chicago The Merchants Loan and
Trust Company.
New York J. & W. Seligman & Com
pany. London The Anglo-Californlan.
Bank, Limited.
Paris Societe, Generale.
Hamburg M. M. Warburg & Com
pany. -
Hongkong and Yokohama The
Chartered Bank of India.
and China.
Australia The Union Bank of Aus
tralia, Limited.
Canada Bank of Montreal.
Berlin Gebruder Meyer.
mPrts on ary Part of the
World purchased or received
for Collection.
THE' BANK OF HAWAII
LIMITED.
Incorporated Under the Laws of the
Republic of Hawaii.
CAPITAL $400.000.C3
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
Chas. M. Cooke President
P. C. Jones vice Presides
C. H. Cooke Cashier
F. C. Atherton Assistant GaaMar
Directors Henry Waterhouse, Ttest
May, P. W. Macfarlane, E. D. Tenner;
J. A. McCandless.
Solicits the Accounts of Firms, Cor
porations, Trusts, Individuals and trill
prompt and carefully attend to aH
business connected with banking en
trusted to It Sell and Purchase For
eign Exchange, Issue Letters of Credit.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
Ordinary and Term Deposits recelred
and Interest allowed in accordance
with rules "and conditions printed in
pass books, copies of which may to
had on application.
Judd Building, Fort street
CLAUS SPRECKELS. WM. G. IRWIN.
CMOS SPRECKELS ft Cfc
Bankers.
HONOLULU . - - . H r
SAN FRANCISCO AGENTS THE
NEVADA NATIONAL BANK OB"
SAN FRANCISCO.
DRAW EXCHANGE ON
SAN FRANCISCO The Nevada Na
. tional Bank of San Francisco.
LONDON The Union Bank of Lon
don (Ltd.).
NEW YORK American Exchange Na
tional Bank.
CHICAGO Merchants' National Bank.
PARIS Credit Lyonnais.
BERLIN Dresdner Bank.
HONGKONG AND YOKOHAMA
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking:
Corporation.
NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA
Bank of New Zealand.
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER Bank
of British North America.
Transact o General Banking s f icnoncj esez?
Deposits Received. Loans naAe ont
Approved Security. Commercial an&
Travelers Credits Issued. BUH of:
Exchange Bought and Sold. .
COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY
ACCOUNTED FOR.
ESTABLISHED IN 1853.
BISHOP & QOL
-Bankers-
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 afte July 1st.
3898, on fixed deposits: 3 months 3 per
cent; 6 months ZVz per cent; 12 months
4 per cent.
HE YOKOHAMA SPECIE BAKF
LIMITED.
Paid Up Capital Yen 12,000,000
Reserve Fund -. . Yen 7,300,000
HEAD OFFICE: YOKOHAMA.
BRANCHES AND AGENCIES:
Kobe, London, Lyons, New York.
San Francisco, Shanghai, Bom
bay, Hongkong, Tokyo.
INTEREST ALLOWED:
On Fixed Deposit for 12 months 4p.c
p. a.
On Fixed Deposit for 6 months 3 p. c.
p. a.
On Fixed Deposit for 3 months 3 p. c
p. a.
INTEREST ALLOWED BY THE?
HEAD OFFICE AT YOKOHAMA.
On Current Deposit 1 2-10 sen per day.
On Fixed Deposit for 12 months, 5
per cent p. a.
The Bank buys and receives for. col
lection Bills of Exchange, issues
Drafs and Letters of Credit on the
above Branches and Agencies and
transacts a general banking business.
Agency Yokohama Specie Bank:
New Republic Bldg., Honolulu, H. L.
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