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The Pacific commercial advertiser. [volume] (Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands) 1885-1921, December 22, 1900, Image 2

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When Christmastide comes social
functions become a secondary feature.
All Interest is centered in the buying
ot presents. The Christmas tree cele-
bration will displace the formal recep-
Hon, and the dinners will partake of
the nature of family reunions and in
formality will reign supreme. The
present week and the next will be giv
en over entirely to making life pleas-
am lor one anotner it only comes
once a year. The burning of the Yule '
log is not common in Hawaii. Neither
ooes me nouy wun us red berries ap
,a, w n.e n.umnu me season
so well in a tropical country as in :
the colder climes where sleet and snow
and the biting air make one's cheeks
tingle. Still Christmas in the tropics
la not devoid of its holiday pleasures,
for there Is magnificent sea bathing,
and the opportunity to don fashion's
daintiest of summer gowns and spring
hats. To the travelers here on Christ-
mas nay, accustomed to the rigors of
. . . .
new cntiauu cumaie. a Honolulu
Christmas will certainly be a novelty.
l.'p and down society run3 the in
quiry, "Shall we receive- her?"
This question is preliminary to the
-om!ng to San Francisco of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Thomas Oxnard. Now.
Mr. uxnara has the entree. He is
quite the thing member of the Pacific
Union Club, millionaire sugar man,
one of the Oxnard brothers whose
name carries as far in the swim as it
does in the commercial agencies. He
la president of the American Beet Su
frar Association and or the American
Beet Sugar Company. After him was
named the town of Oxnard, in Ventu
ra county the sportiest town which
ever elbowed Its way into a peaceful
and proper environment, almost elbow
ing Senator Thomas Bard and his Hue
neme home into the sea.
Among the passengers whn arrive
In New York on the steamer Deutsch
land from Cherbourg were Henry
Thomas Oxnard, the San Francisco
millionaire and sugar baron, and his
bride, whom he married in Paris, No
vember 15th.
Owing to the different stations in
life of the husband and bride, the mar
riage has caused a great sensation, la
society In New York and San Francis
co. The bridegroom Is "president of
the American Beet Sugar Association
end of the American Beet SugantCom
pany. The brlcfe . was Mile. Marie
Pichon. formerly lady in waiting to
Oxnard's sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert
Oxnard. The marriage 'took place in
the Church of the Madeleine.
The bride ia a tall, graceful blonde
and has aristocratic tastes. t
Immediately on their arrival at Ho
boken Mr. and Mrs. Oxnard were driv
en to one of the New York hotels.
Oxnard a little more than a year ago
gained some notoriety by his reply to
the argument made before the United
States Industrial Commission by Hen
ry O. Havemeyer of New York, head
will be sold at
5c. Toys, two for 5c.
10c. Toys, Tonight 5c
50c. Toys, Tonight 25c.
$1.00 Toys, Tonight 50c.
$10.00 Toys, Tonight $5.00
of the sugar trust. He disputed Have
meyer's statement that the tariff is re
sponsible for the existence of the
"It is true that we are married," said
Mr. Oxnard when seen at his hotel on
arrival. "We were married in Paris be
cause a brother of my wife is a priest,
and we desired the ceremony to be
performed by him. That is all I care
to say about it."
Mall ladvirps frnm Manila have hl
received of the wedding of Miss Adele
Widdifield and Lieutenant Howell
Sixth United States Artillery. The
weddLng was on November 22 at the
glving the bride away. It was describl
ed as a crand military weddine. and
one of the prettiest of army nuptials
that has taken place in Manila since
the occupation, of the capital by Am
erican troops. Lieutenant Patterson,
Sixth Artillery, and formerly stationed
in Honolulu, was best man. MiS3 Fun
ston, sister of Brigadier General Fun
ston, was one of the bridesmaids. Lieu-
tenant Sam Widdifield, adjutant of the
Thirty-sixth United States Volunteers,
and brother of the bride, was unable
to be present, as he was at the time
out on duty on the firing line.
i am Aiaua ireaaweii again, not
Mrs. Nolan, if you please," says the
iews-ieuer ior tne California di
vorcee.. Congratulations, Maud. The
Crier remembers when you first be
oame Mrs. Nolan and you seemed glad
of it. When you began that trip to
Honolulu there was every appearance
of a joyful occasion. You were just
jolly full, and so was'Nolan, and you
made a pleasing spectacle with a foot
on the rail of the vessel. I recall your
just indignation when an officious offi
cial, requested you to out vouf foot
aown on tne deck and be a good girl.k
l he trammels of matrimony must
have been something terrible. Every-
body who saw how you suffered will
be glad that you are free to be light
and gay again. '
The dinner that Mr. and Mrs. Isaac
Lawrence Requa and Colonel and Mr3.
uscar V. Long were to eive at HI eh
lands Monday evening, November 26th, ;
in nonor or Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rich-
ardson Wells (nee Hush), did Tint takpl
place on account of the injuries Mrs. I Paymaster Perkins, U. S. N., now at
Wells received in the Owl train icci-! tacned to tne u s s- Adams, is a
dent near Antioch says the Areonant cousin of Walter B. Mallng, clerk of
Mr. and Mrs. Wells Are nnw In Hv.
nolulu on their wedding tour, and are
domiciled at the Hawaiian Hotel
Lieutenant Hancock, Sixth " United
States Artillery, has applied for a
leave of absence, and upon receipt of
same, will leave for his home in New
York to make a short visit with his
mother. .
The Misses Katherine and Mary
Widdifield, wfio are at the Waialua
Hotel, will not return to the city until
about the middle of January.
There was a very quiet wedding ye
i OfflQCDl
terday afternoon in St. Andrews' Ca
thedral, when Mr. FrankJyn Carty of
Papaaloa, Hawaii, were united in mar
riage to Miss Aimee MerVy of Oak
land, California. The bride arrived on
the Sierra with her mother. Rev. Ham
ilton Lee performed the ceremony, and
Wray Taylor played appropriate music
the organ.
Miss Kathleen Cartwright, daughte
Mr. Bruce Cartwright. will leave
r the States the middle of next
onth. She will proceed to Washing-
on. where she will be the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. William Haywood, and
will be there at the iime of-the inau
gural ceremonies, and 'during the
height of the social season.
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Mr. Robert J. Tobin sailed for Hono
lulu on the Oceanic steamer Zealandia
on Monday, December 3d. Mr. Tobin
expects to make a stay of some dura
tion on me lsianus, as nis visit is
made for the benefit of his health.
'Mr. and Mrs. Charles James Welcj
who returned recently from their hon
eymoon trip, -leave New York on the
14th for San Francisco, and after a
brief stay there to receive the congrat
ulation of their friends, sail for Hono
lulu. "
t' Mr. M.
oung att(
)r a few
F. Prosser, the promine'
attorney of KauoJ, is in the city
days attending to some legal
matters. He will remain in Honolulu
during the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. Gardner K. Wilder returned vn
the Sierra after an extended visit wi
her family in Michigan. Judge and
Mrs. Wilder wil spend the Christmas
holidays in Honolulu before leaving
for their home in Hilo.
George Davies, son of tha late Theo?;
vbavies, is preparing to build a hand
some residence in Makiki at the end
of Green street. It will be one of thj
handsome homes of Honolulu.
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Mrs. Ward, of Chicago, and 'Miss
Pierce of Olean, N. Y., who are atj the
Waialua Hotel, have been, in the city
tnla week doing Christmas shopping,
ana w" return today,
the United States District Court
SC iSC i3
Mrs. W. Porter Boyd is expecting to
make a trip to abroad next month, and
besides visiting friends in the Stated,
will also visit In England
Miss Harriet Lewers, who was at the
waialua Hotel last week for her
health, returned to Honolulu this week
much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Knight will
move into their new home on Bere-
tanla shortly.
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Mrs.' Walter Hoffmann is recreatin
for a couple of weeks at Kaneohe.
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just arrived !
These meats have been
the meats have been
Inspected by I. S. Gov't Inspectors
thus insuring to our patrons the best qualities of meats procurable.
These supplies are offered
22, 1900
on TOY
a large consignment of . .
fresh beef, mutton, Iamb, pork and
veal, also
fish, poultry, game
butter, eggs,
and other ice house delicacies.
especially selected by our Pacific Coast gent, -
for sale at our different markets as follows.
King Street Market, Telephone Hain 45
Central Market " 104
Booth Fish market " 379
nd all
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