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THE PACIFIC COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER HONOLULU, JULY 31, 1901.
Scarf
Rings
xe the ruling fad in the
East, and are fast becoming
so here.
Worn with a handsome silk
tie, nothing can be more
well. Swell dressers take to
them at sight.
We have a splendid stock
creations in these
Tings, from the simple Ro
man gold band to the elabor
ate chased and gem-set ring,
and at prices varying from
Six Dollars to One Hundred
and Fifty.
We have also Just received
an unusually attractive as
sortment of
Lace and
Scarf Pins
to the new "BAROQUE
PEARL," which makes the
most attractive piece of jew
elry imaginable. If you have
not seen them, we would be
.pleased to show them the
next time you are in.
In fact, our stock is very
full all along the line, and
we are in a position to fill
r svery want.
Jo
!
FORT STREET.
Hie Days of
Tight Belts
Are Over
170 JJJ
ing-Surface
CaOIQ-SURFACB" 16 A BELT
Hr which nroduees a clean.
uliogins; surface on the belt after It
Oaas penetratec tne oeit, ana it u
'& belt preservative, making and
weepinf; toe leather, eotton or rope
4Se&)t and elastic, vastly lnereaa
zig -tta life. It also acts perfectly
mb raHMr nelta
'One-third more power is trans
cs&'ited by its use, or In other
vrorea, a belt two-thirds as large
wiil transmit the power if "Cling
fcunaes" Is need.
? 4end for a sample ten-pound tin.
IPrice 50c per lb."
OTTl GIANT
"IRE EXTINGUISHER
3Tb only f hem leal fire extinguisher
Saat is ready at any time. Will not
'deteriorate. No dangerous acids or
chemicals in it. Can Le handled by
si ehlld.
Price $3 each.0
ii ail
Company, Ltd.
Swat Reduction in Prices,
Saving made large additions to oar
saiMtdnery, we are now able to launder
S&FREAD8, . SHEETS, PILLOWSLIP?
4?ABLS CLOTHS, TABLE NAPKINS
rfsfci TOWELS at the rate of If CENTS
DOZEN, CASH.
Jatlsfaetory work and prompt delir
ierj guaranteed.
X fear of clothing being lost from
YOUR HEALTH
depends upon the condition of your
stomach. If you suffer from dyspep
sia, indigestion, constipation, bilious
ness, torpid liver or weak kidneys,
youlll find a sure cure in Hostetter's
Stomach Bitters. It will also prevent
insomnia and nervousness by keeping
the stomach In a healthy condition.
Don't fail to give It a trial. See that
OUR PRIVATE REVENUE STAMP
covers the neck of the bottle.
U a -ii 9L
Be Sure nusienei 11
You Get atomacs
The Genuine Riitprs
WALL PAPER
NSW MOCK.
Choice
Designs,
Reasonable
Prices.
Lewers & Cooke
7 -LIMITED
Fort Street
Castle & Cooke
LIMITED.
LIFE FIRE
Insurance Agents.
AGENTS FOB
NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL
LIFE INSURANCE 00
OF BOSTON.
fflTNA FIRE INSURANCE 00
OF HARTFORD.
rail
Geo. A.
Martin
Tailor
Boston
Building.
SAN FRANCISCO, HONOLULU,
NEW YORK.
MAY LOSE
T
MONEY
Queen's Hospital
Appropriation
Peculiar.
We Invite Inspection of our laundry
methods at any time during bast-hoars.
Sing Up Main 73
li ear wagons will sail for your
work.
A. C. LOVEKIN,
Stock and Bond Broker
REAL ESTATE AND
FINANCIAL AGENT.
402 Juda Building.
Look
IF TOU TAKE THEM TO TH
Ea f f-eaniug aid Dyeiug WmIs.
Fori U opposite Star Block.
may have the duty of passing on the
claim, the conjecture is made that Ha
waii will not do anything of the sort.
All this country can know about China
towns must be based on information as
to the various Chinatowns here. The
most extensive is that of San Francisco.
It i. a noisome, dangerous, reeking, rot
ten spot, given over to stench and ver
min. It breeds moral and physieal dis
ease. The property is owned by people
otherwise respectable, who, because they
are able to collect rents for buildings
not fit for dog kennels, refuse to clean
the dens. Part, of San Francisco's Chi
nese quarter is two stories underground,
and vile to the utmost deeps. Doubtless
were it to be burned there would be
suits for damage, but there should be
suits for damage now, and they should
be directed against the owners and
brought by the municipality. Tacoma
ledger.
HAWAII ENSINEERINfi
510
CONSTRUCTION
Rooms 508. 509,
All class nf . ?eBWllli&
ited. Examination?
a
. Prts m&ie for Water
Electrical ConatrS
branches of engineering work. Contracts solicited for Hu nntfi4d .
steam, tunnel, bridges, buildings, highways, foundations p"' le:tV
VIM
Sneoifications and Estimates prepared.
. ... . s .. "'"U SUD-H.... T"
contracts solicited for MliJ-.Sl
Special AttentiotijGiven to Examinations
Examinations, Valuations an Rw . v
for Investnv.ut Purpose. "eWTts0f prof
Frederick J. Amweg, M. A
W, R. CASTLE, JR., Sec'y and Treas.
ro. Sot n el
PROVISION AS
TO TREATMENT
No Statehood for Hawaii.
Delegate Wilcox of Hawaii, who is en
thusiastically advocating statehood for
the territory of Hawaii, is wasting his
time. Hawaii is not fit to become a state,
and it will be a long time, if ever, before
it will be so fitted. There is no evi
dence whatever to show ttyat Hawaii
would be better off as a state than as a
territory, while its expenses would be
greatly increased.
The talk of uniting Hawaii with Cali
fornia meets with no favor either in
Hawaii or in California, and is chimeri
cal. Congress would give no considera
ble., .if TJin, 1-.00 ,,.,,r loli- lion to sut ri a urouusi liuii. uuei
i in. Dual u ui in a j i n 1 1 ii .1 iL iii. v."- i -
I decision of the United States Supreme
cate question to consider at its meet- , Court Hawaii needs no statehood, and
ing this afternoon one which places j like other of our new possessions, can
the Queen's Hospital in a very queer
situation.
Pajamas
A VERY DESIRABLE two-piece sleeping or lounein.
by many men- to the regular night robe. ' W
JUST THE THING for traveling, as their am...
ereater freedom than the usual kind nf nin-. .1,1... Mrsit
WE HAVE THEM IN SILK, Madras and Crepe.'
Collision Between the Charter
and the Bill Making the
Grant for Period.
Shirts
made of good-weight Madras Cloth, colors woven in.
especially pleasing, made In stripes and plaids,
match. We also have Linen, Silk and Negligee
1 at Buua
"" string
Ties
be well governed under a territorial form
of government such as it now has.
Philadelphia Press.
The Legislature at its last session
made an appropriation for the Queen's
Hospital of $40,000, to be used in the
next biennial period. This was in line
with the previous policy of the Gov
ernment in making appropriation for
the hospital, similar appropriations
being made at the same time to other
like Institutions. There was, however!
one very peculiar incident In connection
with the appropriation made for the
Queen's Hospital. In the past the sum.
of $20,000 had always been given to the
hospital for the biennial period, and
Governor Dole recommended that the
Legislature make the usual appropria
tion. Instead that body appropriated
just, double the amount asked, or
$40,000.
Attached to the bill, however, was a
rider providing that no distinction
should be made as to race in the care
of patients at' the hospital. The appro
priation also was placed in the hands
of the Board of Health for proper pay
ment and the Board now finds itself
in a rather peculiar predicament.
The Queen's Hospital was founded in
1859 by their Majesties Kamehameha IV
and his consort Emma Kaleleonalani.
The hospital is organized as a corpora
tion and by the terms of its" charter the
board of trustees is composed of ten
members elected by the society and
ten members nominated by the Gov
ernment, of which the President of the
Republic (now Governor of the Terri
tory) shall be the presiding oflieer. The
charter also provides for thi "estab
lichin? nml mittinsr into operation a
uermanent hospital at Honolulu,
a dispensary and all necessary
ture and appurtenances for the
tion, accornn odation
indigent sick and
THE CASE OF
DR. T. M. COAN
Both
Newest shapes and latest designs in Silks
Scarfs, Puffs, Band Bows, etc.
in Four-ln-Handi,
His
Wife's Will Cuts Off
Himself and Relatives.
The New York Sun contains the fol
lowing particulars about the curious
will case of the Titus Munson Coans,
in addition to those already published
in the Advertiser:
One of the clauses of the will of Mrs.
Leonie Monel Coan, filed for probate
I yesterday, in the surrogate's office, not
' only cuts off her husband, Titus Mun
son Coan, author and physician, from
I any share in her estate, but also his
: kinsmen and kinswomen. The c lause In
question reads: It is my will tnat
neither my husband, Titus Munson
Coan, nor any kinsmen or kinswomen
of his shall share in any part of my
estate, or take any part in its admin
istration." The testatrix, who died on June 30,
left to her sons, Philip Munson Coan
land Hamilton L. Coan, all of her prop-
Handkerchiefs
We Import all our Handkerchiefs. Have a very large assor'
new ana nanasome patterns, wuauues were never so good
never so low.
WE ALSO CARRY A FULL LINE OF
Gents' Furnishing Goods
CALL AND BE CONVINCED'
3. OZAKI
WAVERLY BLOCK.
HOTEL ST
HONOLULU
Brewing and Malting Compn y,LI
Remember !
M S. Grmbanm & Co.
LIMITED.
J
importers and Commission Merchant;
SOLE AGENTS FOR
BLANCHE BATES 5c
CIGAR.
BRITISH AMERICAN ASSTJRANC1
COMPANY, of Toronto, Ontario.
THE AMERICAN FIRE INSURANCE
COMPANY, of New York.
Pclal attention gvlen to conaio
n at of Coffee and Rice.
Me Your Cloties
yke New.
PROF. W. E. SHARPE,
Eijert Piano Timer and Repairer.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
Leave all orders at Thrum's Bookstore.
Phone Main 30.
with
furni-recep-
and treatment or
disabled Hawaiian.-,
as well as such fortMgners and others
who may choose to avail themselves of
th same."
Under this construction all native
Hawaiians have been cared for with
out charge, while for others a charts
has been made of from $1 to $3 per day.
The bill making the appropriation for
the hospital by the Government pro
vides that no distinction shall be made
as to race; and the Queen's Hospital
trustees: are evidently up against a serious-
proposition.
Under the provisions of the Organic
Act the Legislature has no power to
give a subsidy to any institution and.
under the construction likely to be
placed by the Board of Health of the
intentions of the Legislature, the
Queen's Hospital must be placed under
the control of the Government before it
may receive the appropriation of $40,000.
"I can see no way out of the difheur
ty at present," said Secretary Smith
of th board of trustees for the Queen's
Hosj ttal when his attention was called
tn the matter yesterday afternoon. "The
hospital has been, receiving regular
stipulated amounts from the Govern
ment, generally $20,000 for each biennial
period. This year when the Governor
asked for -a statement of the condition
of the hospital's finances it was hand
ed to him, and he recommended that
the Legislature make the usual allow
ance. I do not know why they gave
us $40,000 instead of the usual amount.
There was a rider placed on the bill,
however, to the effect that no distinc
tion should be made as to race. The
appropriation was also placed in the
hands of the Board of Health. For
merly it was the custom for this money
to be placed into the hands of the Min
ister of Finance and by him paid over
quarterly directly to our treasurer.
Why the change was made at this time
I do not understand.
"I do not see myself how the hospital
could be placed in the hands of the
Government, even- if we wished to do
so. The Government now has ten
members upon the Board and also the
presiding officer. Under our charter we
are compelled to treat native Hawaii
ans free of charge, and I do not see
how it can be changed. Then again we
have in our hands $36,000 in trust funds
which cannot very well be given over
to the Government except in violation
of the terms of the trust. Taken all
around it is a very delicate question,
and it is to be hoped that it may be
settled without the loss of the appro
priation to the hospital. The hospital
now treats free all soldiers and sailors
and also the members of the police
force."
The matter will be discussed at this
afternoon's meeting of the Board of
Health, though it is hardly likely that
the matter can be definitely settled at
this time. A joint meeting of the
Board of Health and the trustees of the
Queen's Hospital will probably be held,
at which the matter will be talked over
before final action is taken.
erty. The witnesses to the will were
Sherman Evarts, Willoughby L. Webb
and Joseph E. Haggerty. Burnham
MofTat is named as executor. Dr. Coan
does not practice medicine. He de
votes himself to literature, and is at
the head of the bureau for the revision
of manuscripts. He lives at 67 East
Fifty-fourth street.
Mr. Moffat, when seen last night at
the American Yacht Club, Rye, said:
"Mrs. Coan parted from her husband
about five years ago. I do not know
the circumstances of the disagreement,
but there was no scandal of any kind
attaching to it nor was there a legal
separation. They simply agreed to live
apar' Mrs. Coan taking the two boys
..i her. Some time ago I did a little
legal business for her, and it was that
which led to her naming me as the ex
ecutor of her win, The estate alto
gether is not worth more than about
$3,000, and it was natural. I suppose,
that she should want her boys to have
the whole of her money. She was a
French woman, and that probably ac
counts for the impulsive wording of
the will."
Dr. Coan was born in the Hawaiian
Islands in 1841, and came to the Unit
ed States in 1856. After graduating
from Williams College he studied medi
cine and was graduated from the Col
lege of Physicians and Surgeons. He
served two years in the navy under
Admiral Farragut. as assistant sur
geon, being at the battle of Mobile
Bay. He has contributed many liter
ary, critical and technical papers to
various periodicals, and has published
several books. He has written much
on mineral springs, - to which he has
given special study.
HOME PRODUCTION
We do not have to fortify our Beer,
and Bottled Beer Delivered.
Telephone MAIN 341.
Orders Promptly R
ENGLISH CLAIRVOYANT STORY.
Dr. Abraham Wallace, of Harley
street, relates a curious story concern
ing the death of-the late Mr. P. L. Fox
well, the .stock broker of Thames Dit
ton, whose body was found in the river
six weeks after his disappearance. On
the night before' he was missing Mr.
Foxwell visited his aged mother at
Finsbury Park, and the old lady's part
ing words were, "Oh, Percy, do take
care; I feel as if something is going
to happen to you tonight." The lectur
er explained that, being a lady inter
ested in psychic matters, Mrs. Foxwell
last year visited a clairvoyant, who
told her that she would be a widow
within twelve months After her hus
band's disappearance she consulted an
other clairvoyant, and, although not
possessed of psychic powers, she saw
in the crystal her husband's drowned
body. In the drawing room sit Ditton
Lawn some of the party wer; certain
that the dead man's spirit form was
present. Subsequently letters from the
dead man were read, and after his body
had been found a communication from
him was received in which he stated
that "as his dead body had been found,
he did not wish to have anyetaosh
he did not wish to give any further
particulars about himself, as It would
greatly upset his dear wife." In con
clusion, he said that nearly every one
of the incidents predicted by the clair
voyants had been verified a Met that
Mrs. Foxwell and others would'wllllng
ly testify by affidavit. London Chronicle.
Latest Patterns
-IN
Golf Shirts
New Designs, New Shades,
New Goods.
LOWEST PRICES
AT
Iwakami & Co,
HOTEL STREET
Chinatowns Come High.
Because of the burning of Chinatown
In Honolulu, when there seemed no other
course to stay the plague, Hawaii ha
been asked to pay $5,000,000. Without
purpose to influence any tribunal that
URnnVl. 1
RUPTURE CURED
for TEH DOLLARS.
ThonsandahaT)' been cured
at their own homes for thi
gniall price. t!reatet In
vention of tlieAKe. Secur
ity and comfort to the rup
tured. So worthless salves
or lotions to rut-on. Itdcea
tki wnrk. tnvestiiratel
1-fnff fnll information mailed, lmtnedi-
i-pIt on receipt X stamp anninisaavu
iAGMTi'c TBilSS CO. wo ju.-wt sui, SAM UAH CISCO.
Offices tor Rent.
TBS UNDERSIGNED OFFER
iffice; for rent in th MelNTTRf
STUDDING, now being ereet4 at eor
aer of Fort and King treetm thta etty.
A.ntijJ to B. F. BIBHOP,
? At C. Brewer Co', Queen It
tab
whfefcey
soli
The public acts as judge and jury tn aeciawg
article is the best.
Their patronage goes with their judgment
That's why there is more Cyrus rob.c
than any other brand,
It is pure old and honest.
It is aged in wood.
It is of delicate flavorf
vOne and three crown.
W. C. PEACOCK & CO,
TERRAS
UL.r rut " n - - - -r,--
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