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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER- HONOLULU, JULY SO, 19M.
Kids Kan Kut Kans Kwick 'fWlTH; Keen Mter XT Kan Openers Which remind u that the last tot of these fine openers went oft like hot cakes and we have another lot that will be along soon. In the mean time we have plenty of .:..- . :. - . r ,:J Keen totter SnfiARS AND SCISSORS, also a fine line of K. K. POCKET KNIVES. All Keen Kutter roods are guaranteed by the makers and we replace any defec tive article In this line If same Is returned to us. Chisels. Gouges, Bits, Tin Snips and lots of other tools In the Keen Kut ter Uae vlll Interest you In price and quality. ' . v.J.-k2JE3 E. O. HALL & SON, LTD. SOLE HONOLULU AGE NTS FOR K. K. GOODS. SERGE IS ' KING AND OURS Is the Nobles Roman of them all." We have mastered the serge suit sanation by sheer force of merit, and there Is none now bo stupid as to dispute our leadership. Our $15 suits are the $20 rults In every other store. And every ether merchant knows that is so. "Why shouldn't you know it, too, when the knowledge is worth $5 to you? We guarantee every suit Guaran tee them to hold color, shape and smoothness. We represent them to be ab solutely flawless. If they prove otherwise, come and get another suit. No oth er house dare make such a guarantee, but we know whereof we speak. CONDITIONS CH Churchman's Of View. Point at the latest news. Greater self-sacrifice, a purer-presentation of the faith of the Cress Is the Christian answer to the mas sacre of Peking. REV. V. H. KITCAT'S SERMON Difficulties Under Which Mission aries Have Labored for Many Years. At the Orpheum. An immense house greeted the re opening of the Orpheum Saturday night. Every seat reserved and other wise was taken long before time for Allan Dunn's little skit "The Curate's Little Time" commenced. Everybody was in the best of good nature and showed their appreciation of the re opening by their presence. It is still an open question whether Jerry Mills or John Pampion made the hit of the evening. Both performers excelled themselves and their work is clean cut. . The next performance will be given next Wednesday evening provided the Aorangi arrives on time. A large num ber of returning members of Mac Adoo's minstrels are on this boat and If possible the management of the Or pheum will arrange for them to stop over., A strong bill Is promised. WILL HAVE HO Ha E HERE. AN EARNING OP 20 PER CENT. IS declared to purchasers ot boys' and children's veBta ami sailor suits, and get your choice out of the largest stock In town. Re. V. H. Kltcat preached last even ing at St. Andrew's Cathedral on the present conditions in China. His text was, "Fight te Good Fight;" Timothy, 6:12, and he spoke, in part, as follows: There Is not a heart that has not been stirred during the past week by the news that has come from China. Expressions of horror are heard on every side. But one cannot help noticing at the same time how slender and shadowy Is the knowl edge, not merely of the details of recent events, but of the general conditions that exist in that wonderful land. We concern ourselves with the conditions spiritual, so cial and material, that play around- us in the circle In which we live; we know lit- tl of the great forces that are moving and swaying the vast Empire of China. We are face to face, In one sense, with n new situation. It is not the first time In the history of the world that the meet ing of Christianity and civilization with heathenism and barbarism has broken out In the flames of massacre. We may wtli stay our hands for a moment, and ask whether the events that have stirred U" so deeply are altogether the product of darkness and prejudice. Is there no fault In these forces that claim for them selves the bright names of Progress, Civ ilisation and Christianity? Is there no greed of power? No lust of empire? No grasping after commercial wealth at the expense of millions less enlightened, yet no less human, In their sense of nation- Come THE "KASH 39 TWO STORES, TWO STOCKS, TWO TELEPHONES, P. O. Box KS. 9 and 676. I and 11 Hotel Street and Corner of Fort and Hotel Streets. 4 "IDomestic" MAT. m M sn t I I 1 V Sewing Machines Celebrated for ease of running and durability; the best machines in the market; for sale on easy terms. Baileys OIL! 1 Telephone1 0. Boxinl Mil " t ' H HI LEY'S 1KB ITS. on Miss IdaPoatou. and Her Uncle to Reside in Honolulu Some Months. Miss Ida Poston and her uncle B. P, Chapman, a retired merchant of Tahiti, who has been sojourning here for the past four months, leave on August xlst by the Aorangi, for an extended trip through British Columbia and Califor nia. ' Miss Poston has just completed a fine new residence at Punahou and it is her intention to reside here with her uncle some months each year, leaving Tahiti during the warm season and coming to Honolulu. They leave for Tahiti next March and will return to Honolulu about Novem ber. Their many friends here will be glad to see them back again. QUEEN'S HOSPITAL FINANCIAL STATUS Sells to every bicycle rider on its merits. is the finest article of its kind " offered here. ONCE USED ALWAYS USED STEARNS BICYCLE Are reliible first-class wheals; are giving satisfaction SAN FRANCISCO PRICES. Proof, but expect 19j pairs, assorted sizes, very shortly. We are ttahJ ouyer oi inis xire, noi even excepting xne jODDers. we are Bole carry out the truarantee for the M. P. P. Co. on thes TiAno Repairing is our speciality. Bicycles alone at Seven workmen employed all the tii Bailey's Honolulu CycleryC 228 AUD LIMITED. 231 KING STREET, A NOVELTY WITH RUBBER TIRES A fine assortment of thes"e have just arrived; offered to the public at Wholesale Prices. THE VON HAMM-YOTINft TO. TTn importers and crrwisioi MERCHiTS. r-QliEE ST. I Special For One Week Only. Schiller's Malt Extract 25 Cents a Bottle. $2.50 Per Dozen. AT THE Honolulu Drug Co., Von Holt Block. King Street. JUST OPENED Latest patterns of Golf Shirts, Neckwear, Suspende rs We havo now a complete line of JEWELRY which we will sell at popular prices. 0 , asada & e. UTEb 0T322T. al right and property, than we? What, must be the effect and the effect would bo enhanced and not diminished where means of communication are difficult and uncertain when word is passed that one foreign Christian nation has seized a province, that another has gained control of a port, that another claims exclusive rights upon a river etc.? There is, in some sense, a special reason why we in these Islands and members of this church should be closely touched by the events at Peking, for that city has been since 1SS0 the center whence the Bishop of North China has directed the operations of his vast diocese. The rec ord of work there, is one that Impresses on the mind a sense of reality, patience, wisdom and progress. Bishop Scott went out to Chefoo as a priest in 1874. in 1897 the S. P. .O. was able to report that he had a staff of nine English priests, five European and six Chlnepe lay helpers and four English ladies; the baptized Chinese numbered between 800 and 900, while a school for boys and another for girls had been brought into existence in Tlen-Tsin. But all this has not been done without cceU Continued anxiety has culminated In the realization ot the worst fears. In December of last year. Just after Christ mas Day, Sydney Brooks laid down his life as be was endeavoring to join hands with Matthews, his fellow-worker who was in danger at Ping Ylu. In the cur rent number of The Mission Field we read of the martyrdom of Charles Robin son and Harry Wise Norman; while from the telegrams of last week there Is but too good ground for fearing that he who has led this diocese for twenty years has himself been called to taste of the cup of suffering. With this ' culmination of the past in view there are some tempted to speak with impatience of missionary wcrk, and to ask whether the end Is wcrth the sacrifice. Mission work that involves sacrifice such ai this In China is mission work indeed. It reminds us of the early days of Chris tianity when the Roman Power, for the security of the Empire, sought to extir pate a religion which it considered hos tile to its Interests. It seems to lift us j out of the world of conventionality and place us amid the realities of life. Chris tianity with many of us involves no sac rifice whatever; on the other hand, It is a distinct advantage; we should be anx ious, If we felt ' conscientiously obliged to reject It; It means to many nothing mere than accordance with the customs of the world in which they move. But it is not so In China. The Chinaman in embracing the Chris tian faitb, steps out of the ancient cus toms amongst which he has been brought up He 'rises tr new ideas,; new concep tions of life. Ha parts company with his fellows: he ceases to accept the approved rules of daily life; he becomes a stranger among bis brethren. It la this practical outcome of Christi anity that stirs In the minds of its oppo nents such a feeling of hatred. Were it merely a philosophy or theory of life by which a man sought to explain to him self the mystery of yie universe. It would arouse no opposition. But it Is a practi cal faith. It claims the control of the life; It forbids certain lines of conduct, and enjo'.ns others; It knows no compro mise, and therefore when It Is not under stcod it Is regarded as superstition, big otry, stubbornness and lack of patriot ism. When we consider all this what It Is In China to be a Christian It makes us won der how much of our own duty is real. how much of it would stand the test of persecution, how much Is personal, con trolling, inulvldual, possessed of a living existence, apart from the conventional standard amidst which we live? If there be Indeed a living faith amongst us, the news of this last week will impel us to do more than hold ud hands of horror. It will prompt us to do the little we may to dispel the darkness of super stition and heathenism. Bishop Scott ten years ago pointed out how that the Chi nese were slew to be moved so long as they dwelt In their own land, although very accessible witen they found them selves In foreign countries beyond the reach of ancestral traditions and preju- aices; out mat ir slow to move, it was notorious that they were very staunch Christians when onco they had made their profession. Surely this word from China might have been spoken directly to the people of these Islands. The church has her mis sion to the Chinese one" branch carried on in these Cathedral grounds, the other at Kohala. Both are doing steady and good work. Are you doing anything to help them? One act of practical aid will be worth all the expressions of horror and dismay which may escape your Hps The trustees of the Queen's Hospital vigorously combat the statement that the Queen's Hospital Is In serious trouble owing to the likelihood that the Govern ment appropriation will be cut off after the first of next year. They assert that while the Queen's Hospital may be some what embarrassed If tue appropriation Is cut off there will be no Impairment of its usefulness whatever and that funds will be raised elsewhere to make up the defi ciency. "There Is a possibility that the legisla tive appropriation will be cut off after the first of the year," said George W. Smith yesterday, "but even so we shall have funds enough to get along, although the hospital will be somewhat crippled. You see there is a provision in the United States Constitution that public property shall not be taken for private use, or that the people shall not be taxed to sup port private institutions.' The Queen's Hospital is, from the nature of Its char ter, a quasi-private Institution. When it was chartered it was provided that all Hawalians, of native birth, should be treated free of charge. Foreigners were to be treated by payment of fees. "Under the Monarchy and the Republic $10,000 was annually appropriated for its support, but now that the Islands are a part of the United States this sum may be eliminated from the appropriation list. We have already lost the $1 tax which was exacted rrom everyone wno ianaea on the Islands, which amounted to some thing over $30,000 annually, and likewise the seamen's tax, which netted us an other $2,000 or more, so with this addition al money lost We shall be out a consider able portion J BEST ROOFING IN THE WORLD, 0 0 0 0 0 of our revenue. We have still a goodly revenue, however, from lards given the hospital by the Queen and from other donations. "So you see there was no necessity of saying tha the hospital was 'threatened,' and I am sorry that any such statement was made. The hospital Is in no danger, and it Is wrong to lead people to believe that such is the case. Our income will not be what It has been In the past, but as the years go we shall have undoubted ly public hospitals, a city or county hos pital, that will take part of the work from the present one, so that our funds and income will carry the work of the in stitution on all right." , There was to have been a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the hospital Sat urday morning, but owing to the Impos sibility of securing a quorum of the trus tees, it was postponed until a later date. BIG PRICE FOR WAHIAWA LAND j. D. Dle buys Sixty-One Acres for i lie Sum of $4,000. Sixty-one acres of land In the tract occupied by the California colony at Wahiawa was sold ajt public auction to J. D. Dole, nephew of Governor Dole, for the round sum of $1000. The figur at which the land sold Is somewhat surprising as the upset price was only $300 and it was thought that the land would tetch but little over that sum. Land Commissioner J. F. Brown con ducted the sale at the Judiciary build ing at noon and there were a number of bidders who made the sale a lively one. The bidding began with an offer of $305 and the figure advanced grad . . ... 1 1 . . T S uauy Dy smaii mas uniii n reatiieu $400. Then the bidders began to see that there was to be a fight for the land and bids began to grow larger. After a battle of some length the land was knocked down to Mr. Dole at $4000. The tract consists of untilled land and is the last piece of property In the tract occupied by the California col onists which remains untaken. By the terms of the contract with- the Govern ment the purchaser Is required to live on the land for at least three years. When the California colonists first settled on the land at Wahiawa it was not supposed to be very valuable and they purchased it at low rates. The surprising high price which It brought was the cause of much elation among the settlers. At a recent conference in regard to the coal crisis Professor D. Mendelieff the mines of EskibutskI, Russia, con tain nearly a billion and a half tons of coal. But the mines are not worked up to their full capacity, owing to defec tive communication and poor .machin ery. In his opinion these mines have a great future. r pjj Builders' Specialties, Cement, Lime, Fire Proof Doors, Etc., Etc. Standard Biscuits, Highland audPet Creams. Porcelite, Enamel, Paints, Oils, Metals, Etc , Ftc ' so; - HAWAIIAN TRADING COMPANY Lti LOVE BUILDING, FORT SIRfcET. oooooooooooooooooocc PAJAMA IN ai Silk. Flannel. Line Crepe, Sateen, Madras LARGE STOCK JUST RECEIVED. Hotel Street 21 Great Variety of AND anges 'A m0t Farmers' Boilers and Extra Castings for aflSto JOHN NOTT, 75-7SS Read the. Advertise 75 Cents a Month' i (