THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER: HONOLULU, DECEMBER 12 1901.
BOW OB DISPLAY I
The largest stock and greatest assortment of
BUGGIES, etc. ...
Ever shown in the Hawaiian Islands.
Sole Agents for
O'BRIEN & SONS PATENT SPRING RUNABOUTS. II. H. BAB
COCK COMPANY'S HIGH-GRADE VEHICLES.
We have also a new line of
Trucks, Drys, Express
DELIVERY WAGONS, FARM
WAGONS, DUMP CARTS,
DUMP WAGONS, GEARS,
Built expressly for the Island Trade.
FULL STOCK OP SINGLE AND DOUBLE HARNESS, HACK
t HARNESS, TRUCK HARNESS, WAGON AND CART HARNESS.
Pacific Vehicle & Supply Go.,
Sterling Silrer Mounted.
Wave Crest Ware
Collar and Cuff Boxes
Etc., Etc. ....
Honolulu Drug Co.,
Von Holt Block, King St.
A. II. OTIS.
OTTO A. BEJRBACH.
Just Received by the S. S. Doric
Ladies' Silk Waists, Gents'
Silk Pajamas,, Kimonos.
Also a new assortment of SILK PANS with Hawaiian Views
in colors at
rsjidr & eo.
NO. 141 HOTEL STREET.
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ggT A snappy smoke for snappy people.
atlb Hawaiian Tobacco Co.'s Stores,
Corner Merchant and Nuuanu Streets. ; and Hotel, opposite Bethel St.
T7EIXHAN, PECK & CO., DISTRIBUTORS.
fcsolalei Sofia Water Mi
Crplanade, corner Allen and Fort
HOLLISTER U CO., Af enta.
The Oceanic Company's splendid
new steamship Sierra sails from San
Francisco today for Honolulu. She is
expected to make a fast trip and may
arrive here on the evening of Monday.
the 17th, instant.
THE KENNEBEC SAILS AT LAST.
After experiencing all kinds of trou
ble in the matter of procuring a crew
for the last couple of weeks, the Am
erican ship Kennebec, Captain W. T.
Lewis, managed to get away yesterday
morning for the Sound, in ballast,
with a white crew. The crimps have
waged a bitter war over the Kennebec,
and now that she is gone they are
more at liberty to put their whole
minds into the profitable business of
stealing men from one vessel in the
harbor to ship them on another about
to go out and in need of men. The
crimps, by the way, will be doing a
rushing business very shortly.
ISLAND STEAMERS DEPART.
At noon yesterday the Kinau sailed
for HIlo and way ports. One of the
argest crowds that ever saw the
steamer off was on Wilder's wharf as
she departed. The ClauSine left for
Kahului and way ports at 5 o'clock in
the afternoon; the MIkahala left for J
xsawiiiwau at tne same time, and the
Waialeale sailed for Hanarhaula at 4
o'clock. An unusual amount of freight
went to the other islands on these
steamers, consisting to a large extent
of Christmas goods.
THE GASOLINE SCHOONERS.
The gasoline schooners of the Ha
waiian Navigation Company left yes
terday on their regular runs. The
Eclipse, Captain Townsend, sailed for
Lafoaina, Makena, Kihei and Kona
ports, and the Surprise departed for
Kauai ports with Captain Nystrom in
command. The little Island schoonera
Lady and Blanche and Ella sailed for
Koolau ports and Hanalei and Kalihi
wai, respectively. . .
THREE SOLDIERS ON A MULE.
When the "skinners" belonging to
the transport Aztec were taking mules
to the government paddocks after they
had been taken from the transport,
last night, one of the sagacious ani
mals managed to get away from one
of the bunches and wandered off by
himself. Three soldiers from the
transport Meade, who had been see
ing the sights of the city, ran across
the stray mule, and feeling rather tired
after walking round all day and
rate at last. Tuesday night's storm
proved too much for it, ana about mid
night the rotten old stick feu with a
rcisuiiuiiig crash, which " was hearu
nign above uie roaiii.s 'of ine gale1.
Thus vanishes one of ttie most inter
esting mementos ot the early days,
when electric cables were not, and the
only regular means of communication
with the outer world was by means o
the bi-monthly steamer from Panama.
All San Francisco went wild with ex
citement on those days, and the mem
ory of them is still kept alive by the
curious survival of the "Steamer Day"
custom. As a matter of convenience it
became the practice to collect and pay
all accounts at these periods, and
though modern methods of communica
tion have entirely revolutionized busi
ness matters, the plan has endured for
tifty years. "When a steamer was due
every eye was fixed on Telegraph Hill,
where the tall semaphore pole was dis
tinctly visible from all parts of the
city. Everybody knew the code of sig
nals employed, and as soon as the arms
began to move, the name and character
of the approaching vessel was known.
In the early days there was another
Semaphore Station at Fort Paint, and
the signals from there were repeated to
Telegraph Hill.. The method was kept
up until about twenty years ago, when
a telephone line was put in, remarkable
for being, at the time of its installation,
the longest one west of the Rockies.
One by one the old landmarks of San
Francisco are disappearing. San Fran
LATEST FREIGHTS AND CHAR
TERS. Adderly, British bark, 1,147 tons ton
Puget Sound); lumber thence to Syd
ney; owner's account; prior to arrival.
Antofogasta, Chilean bark, 1,030 tons
(at ChemainUs); lumber thence to An
tofogasta; owner's account. 1 ;
Bermuda, British ship, 2,623 tons;
wheat to United Kingdom, Havre, An
twerp or Dunkirk; 2; prior to arrival.
Bermuda, British ship, 2,623 tons;
wheat to United Kingdom, Havre, An
twerp or Dunkirk; 2, 4s 3d; re-chartered
by L. Kauffman; prior to ar
lival. . . "
Carmarthenshire, British steamer, 1,
878 tons; lumber from Puget Sound to
Port Pirie, 3; by Pope & Talbot; prior
Clan McPherson, British ship, 1,586
tons (at Tacoma); wheat thence to
United Kingdom, Havre, Antwerp or
Dunkirk; 1, 18s 9d; prior to arrival.
Forester, American schooner, 621
tons; lumber from Puget Sound to
Sydney; 2 lis 3d; Melbourne or Ade
laide, 2 18s 9d; Port Pirie, 2 17s 6d;
by J. J. Moore & Co.
Fort George, American ship, 1,619 tons
(at Chemainus); lumber thence to Syd
ney; 2 12s 6d; by Chas. Nelson; prior
John Smith, American barkentine,
525 tons (at Berkeley); lumber thence
to Honolulu; by Renten, Holmes & Co.
Langdale, British ship, 1,889 tons (at
Portland); wheat thence to United
Kingdom, Havre, Antwerp or Dun
kirk; by Balfour, Guthrie & Co.
Mary E. Foster, American schooner,
S39 tons (at Blakjeley); lumber thence
to Honolulu; by Renton, Holmes &
Co.; prior to arrival.
Sehome, American schooner, 620 tons;
lumber from Burrard Inlet to Valpa
raiso, f. o., 3 2s 6d.
Siam, American steamer, 1,991 tons;
wheat to St. Vincent, f. o. 2 5s; op
tion of Tacoma loading, 2 8s 9d; by
Girvin & Eyre; prior to arrival.
Sofala, British ship, 2,160 tons (at Ta
coma); wheat thence to UniteVl King
dom. Havre, Antwerp or Dunkirk; 2
2s 6d; by Eppinger & Co.; prior to ar
rival. Wm. Olsen, American schooner, 491
tons: lumber from Gray's Harbor to
Stretchlne their npcks lnntin nn at
high buildings, made up their minds to "noIul: by S. E. Glade Lumber Co.
put the beast to some use. It was SHIPPING NOTES.
then rather late at night and the boys The Zealandia sails for San Francis
were more or less enthusiastic. They co on Fiday a 4 o'clock in the after
bestrode the beast, all three of them, n'"- . . atn,n
and in this position they went down at tne raiiway wharf yesterday, where
OF HAWAII, LTD.
President Cecil Brown
Vice President M. P. Robinson
Cashier W. G. Cooper
Principal Office: Fort, near Merchant
Branch Office: Hllo, Hawaii.
i ondncts a General Baniino: Basiness
AT HONOLULU AND HILO.
SAVINGS DEPOSITS received and
nterest allowed for yearly deposits at
the rate of 4 per cent per annum.
Rules and regulations of savings de'
partment furnished upon application.
TRANSACT A GENERAL TRUST &
SAFE DEPOSIT BUSINESS.
TAKES ENTIRE CHARGE OF REAL
AND PERSONAL ESTATES.
COLLECTS AND REMITS INCOME
AT REASONABLE RATES.
RENTS SAFES AND STORES VALU
ABLES IN WELL GUARDED,
BURGLAR AND FIRE PROOF
ACTS A3 TRUSTEE, GUARDIAN,
TRUST FUNDS AND TRUST IN
VESTMENTS ARE KEPT SEP
ARATE AND APART FROM THE
ASSETS OF THE COMPANY.
to the transport wharf at a good pace
and singing for sheer happiness of
heart. Upon their arrival at the wharf
they dropped from the mule's back,
one by one, and then hitched the
obliging brute to a post right near the
gangway of the Aztec. "We will leave
him here," they said, "for then he will
be found the first thing in the morn
ing." Then the tired soldiers hurried
aboard the Meade and turned in. The
mule waited patiently for daylight; he
had had a taste of liberty and wanted
more, and objected to being tied to a
post. The Aztec, it will be remember
ed, is at the Pacific Mail wharf, while
the Meade is at the Navy wharf, so
that the two boat3 are right next to
MUSIC ABOARD THE MEADE.
Kappelmelster Berger and his band.
together with two popular young na
tive song-birds, who add eo delight
ful a charm to the band concerts, were
the source of great pleasure aboaid
the transport Meade yesterday after
noon. The ladies and officers, as well
as many visitors on the great vessel
gathered on the shady side of the
steamer and listened for a couple of
pleasant hours to the best efforts of
the musicians. There was also a crowd
of people on the wharf, attracted by
the sound of the music, and ithe sing
ers and instrumentalists performed to
a large and assorted audience. The
Meade sails today for Manila via
Guam. She will get away some time
during the afternoon.
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 3. The
coasting steamer Bonita, which arrived 1
yesterday afternoon from Newport,
south, reported that earlier in the day
she sighted a large sailiner. vessel stand
ing about two miles off Half Moon bay.
It was 10 or 11 o'clock when the Eo-
nita passed the vessel, but nothiner con
cerning the stranger's position off Half
Moon bay was learned by telephone at
the Merchants' Exchange, and late in
tne arternoon the belief was exDressed
that the northeast wind that
blowing outside had taken" the un
known vessel further out to sea. The
treacherous currents which run in to
ward Montara reef have carried manv
a vessel to Its doom and mariners fa
miliar with the place srive it a wide
Four stowaways who exnecterl tn trn
to Manila on the transport Meade were
discovered in hiding on the vessel after
she left port Saturday afternoon and
were bundled Into the pilot boat Amer
ica and brought back to the city. They
were Pete Jackson, colored, aged about
ham Peterson, a riveter at the
Union Iron Works; Tom Jones and
Harry Lyons. The latter turn am frnm
Chicago and notwithstanding their ten-
uer years are said to be hardened
youngsters. They were once before in
the Philippines, but were sent home by
General MacArthur. Pilots Kortz and
McCullough, who brought the stow
aways back yesterday, had hard work
keeping the little fellows out of mis
chief on the pilot boat and were glad
to bid them good-bye upon arriving in
port. As the little fellows were penni
less. Pilot McCullough gave them a dol
lar with which to purchase food.
SEMAPHORE POLE GONE.
The historic semaphore pole on the
top of Telegraph Hill has met with its
she is now discharging her coal.
What a User Has to Say!
CALIFORNIA FEED CO.,
Agents "Arabic" l
GENTLEMEN: It affords
me great pleasure to say, that our
iron roof, 1,400 square yards,
covered bu your ''"Arabic" Com
pound is very satisfactory. The
heat under our roof before you
painted it, was almost unbear
able, now At jeelslikean icehouse
compared to what it was. It is
more than 15 DEGREES COOL
ER. 1 can recommend the "Ara
bic" to those who want cool iron
roofs. , '
CITY FEED STORE
by C. A. SCHMIDT.
California Feed Ccmp'y,
Are Agents for the Arabic Compound.
At low prices.
White Bros. Cement
Ex bark TOLA from London.
Germania and Hemmoor Cement ex
Hawaiian Fenilizer Co., Ltd
Office: QUEEN STREET.
TtfiY. Away with
Drugs ! Investigate
Send for "Booklet No.
PIERCE ELECTRIC CO.
620 Market St., S F
OUTFITTER AND FURNISHER,
Fort Street, near King.
THE BOSS OF THE ROAD OVER
ALLS, JUMPERS, CARPENTERS,'
COOKS AND WAITERS' APRONS.
NEW LINE OF
HATS and CAPS (In straw and felt).
WHITE and GOLF SHIRTS, CLOTH
ING FOR MEN AND BOYS, TIES.
SOCKS, etc., etc.
409 Fort Street, Honolulu, H. T.
P. O. Box 447.
Hawaii Land Co.
Capital Stock $100,000.
Capital, paid up $55,000.
W. C. AchI President Manacet
M. K. Nakuina Vice-Presides
J. Makainai Treasuret
Enoch Johnson Secretary
Uu. L. Desha .Auditor
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
J. W. Blpikane.
The abore Company will buy, lease,
or sell lands In all parts of the Ha
walian Islands; and also has houses is
the City of Honolulu for rent.
HONOLULU, H. T.
G A "M T7T . Trt.
NEVADA NATIONAL S;1?
SAN FRANCISCO 01
SAN FRANCISCO-The v. .
tlonal Bank of sTuFraK4
fNEW TORK-American Exchanw
tlonal Rani, --nang N
CHICAGO-Merchanta' Nation! ...
PARIS-Credlt Lyonnala v
HONGKONG AND YOKOHAMA.
Hongkong and Shanghai Baakh,
Transoci a Genera! Bankina s Eicnanae Bcssa
Deposits received, Loans made on A
proved Security, Commercial and iiS
ACCOUNTED FOR. '
ALEXANDER I Bill.
H. P. Baldwin President
J. B. Castle ; First Vice President
W. M. Alexander. Second Vice President
J. P. Cooke Treasurer
W. O. Smith .... Secretary and Auditor
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.
Olaa Sugar Company,
Haiku Sugar Company,
Pala Plantation Company,
, NahJku Sugar Company, ,
Klhel Plantation Company,
Hawaiian Sugar Company,
Kahului Railroad Company,
Ttte California & Oriental Steamship Co
ESTABLISHED IN 18M.
BISHOP & CO.
TRANSACT A GENERAL BANKING
AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS.
Commercial and Travelers' Letters of
reau issuea, available in all the
Principal Cities of the World.
INTEREST a.11nw1 aft Tnw 1 icoo
on fixed deposits: 7 days notice. S ter
ent (this form will not bear Interest
unless It remaJni nnrH.tn.-TM,
month); 3 months, 3 per cent; 6 months
8 per cent; 12 months. 4 per cent.
WM. Q. IRWIN & CO., LTD.
Wm. G. Irwin ..President and Manager
Spreckel"... First vice President
W,Mw?ard"-Second v,c President
' Whitney Jr. ..Treasurer and Sec.
w0 ... nvws Auditor
AGENTS FOR THE
Oceanic Steamship Company
Of San Francisco, CaL
H. W. FOSTER & CO.,
Gold and Silversmiths
aRAViNQ. and DIAMOND-SETTING
All Goods and Work Guaranteed
BANK UA '
Incorporated under h. t
DAm. ' I'10 Hawaii'
. ur CAPITA!
RESERVE - AL-S600,00ft
C. Jones ... Prpi
C. H. Cooke Vlce&
F. C. Atherton .v.:'-ar-V-----SS2
Henry Wat. '11 -8sistaat C?
Macfarlane. E. D Xenn'n Ma W
trusted to it. sPn i i h bankln .
SAVTvnc r, ler8oCr4H
and Interest anoTedfn08119
with rules and conditio. accoaZ
passbooks, copies of wn&' PrlEtS
on application. hlch ? b hu
"?ng, Fort street
BISHOP & a
OfBce at bank building on Mertbut
Savings Deposits will be received ul
Interest allowed by this Bank at ton
and one half per cent per annum. -
Printed copies of the Rules and R
ulatlons may be obtained on pplliv
BISHOP & CO,
Honolulu, September 7. 1898.
THE YOKOHAMA SPECIE BiM
Sabscribed Capital . . Ten
Paid Dp Capital ... Ten iSMOOfi
Reserved Fond ... . Ten 8.130,0(1
HEAD OFFICE: YOKOHAMA.
On Fixed Deposit for 12 months, 4 p
cent per annum.
On Fixed Deposit for t months, 1ft p
cent per annum.
On Fixed Deposit for S months, i
cent per annum.
The bank buys and receives for w
leetlon Bills of Exchange, luntt
Drafts and Letters of Credit and tru
acts a general banking bualneRt.
Branch of Yokohama Steele Bank.
New Republic Building, Honolulu, E. 1
C. BREWER &CO.ID
Queen Street, Honolulu, H. I
Hawaiian Agricultural Company, OM-
mea sugar company, iwu.
Company, Walluku Sugar Compaq.
American Sugar Company, MaKee b
gar Company. Ookala Sugar Ptonuj
tion Company, Haleakala R
Company, Kapapala Ranch, Moiow
Planters' Line, San Francisco F ac.
Charles Brewer & Co s uue
Agents Boston Board of Vvtermn'
Agents for Philadelphia Board or t
Standard Oil Company.
LIST OF OFFICERS:
n f PrtnkP. President: George
Robertson, Manager; E. U f.
Treasurer and Secretary: coi.
Allen, Auditor; P. C. Jones, H. l
house, G. R. Carter. Directors.
KEI HIN BANK, LTD.
Transact General Banking and Ex
BEAD OFFICE IKIfc
DRAW EXCHANGE OSJgJjS.
NATION A 1j jjAxv,
" " r L COO4
R.Lewers. F. J. Lowrey.
Importers and Dealers In Loin'
414 Fort Street
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