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1 !j Ireaifciflre Scctiora Pages 1 to S '::: ' HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, SUNDAY, JUNE ul 1910. ' Court Beautie 1 u s f Fifty Yars A go BY A. P. TAYLOR. Abcut hf a century has passeu ..,tbe glorious reign of kano-hame- TV.and h:s teauT;uu consoit, .,-ueei, ja, days of court '';te wnii'n l'om- ed the admiration ot .li-t mguish- flval guests or r ore: on i..'huu. iuo t'a coterie of beautiful Hawaiian i - i - .... ; ..e u .-. COinprisra ine na.u .u iur . .Ikw" charm ot rnannor and . caused many a heart flatter -jcg the foreigners who were guests the monarch. Of all that .galaxy Hawaiian beauty only two or three .sain alive, and like the Empress ' renie, the :n'-":t beautiful woman European throne in her tune. it. Harriet Swinton was another : inir her niarniire l.v si-n.uti" a -'iiard of dance was o Veu iti her h-u.r tin- next h let ess hvdia K. Potnims Oa beautiful girl if the period of l$t0. ! honor, composed of soldiers, to he sta- ' evening, when the King ehri-i cat- 1 her 1 : uokalani ) and the High ( "tib-fes The High Chiefess Marie Kaha 'awe- I t iotied on duty in the grounds during i as "The Kne of the Pacific. " She beth Kekaaniau I'ratt. At the lani Beekley (the late Mrs. Kahea), a the wedding and reception. She was a ! the ward at first of I Wtr Rooke. ' tion and bad at lolani I'aian court ladv and first maid of honor to ' great favorite of Kamehameha V., and J N social activity at t lie court, the con- Caroline French I'oor (Mis. Bus) Queen Kapiolani in King Kalaukaua 's . at court and in private life. She was 'dilates or on the warships was eon- ' tlse only Hawaiian lady who a a become more ( 2 court, was a sister of Oeorgo ('. Heck- lady in waiting to Qut--n Kapiolani, ley. Sr. Like that of her cousin, Mary ' her husband, Hon. Fred Beekley, being Ann Pittman, her father's home on Ala- ; the king's chamberlain during the ear kea street was a great center of social lier period of his reign, resigning to life for the navy officers and noted vis- j become royai governor of Kauai. She itors from foreign nations. Lord Heres- ; was highly educated, ami is considered jan eminent authority on land matters I anil water rights, and is the only woman today occupying a judicial position in without Marv Ann 'with the duk l '. She was al work, being a prom-levout It was she who made greatly. She was the d - too have jiis time and politic have changed . trend of lives and careers. Of 'fho were gathered about the throne Kamehameha IV. only Queen Li'iu jlani, Mrs. Xakuina and Mrs. Pratt .-sin alive. "he Princess Bernice I'auahi Bishop. -eat granddaughter of Kamehameha ranked next to her cousin, the Koyal Men Victoria Katnauialu. at the 3t. Next came the High Chiefess -i;a Kamakaeha (atterwards Queen Ijwkalani). Next came the High yefess Elizabeth Kekaaniau (Mrs. itt), then the High Chiefess Mary a&noole Pittman (Mrs. Ailau), ji Ihss Martha Swinton and Miss Nancy Sumner. M;S3 Mary Ann Kinoole 1 lttman. lady, was the third bridesmaid of iaeen Emma, when she married Li ho- j Kamehameha IV., Princess ie- Ti being the first bridesmaid, and a High Chiefess Lydia Kamakaeha keen Lilmokalani) being tne second. iM Pittman was considered a very, ' l-atifuul girl, her complexion being! anelously clear. She was a daugh-, .f P.i.ni-imin Pittman. a capitalist.! i 'oilier mother was the Hirh Chiefess j 1 tioole, who with her sister Kahinu , Btttfy, were known as the Princesses) of Hik She was a court tavonte. Thtfiomes of her parents in Huo and! Honolulu were the centers of much j (O'ial activity. After Mr-. Pittman 's ath the family moved to Boston. A! tether Benjamin Pittman. is a mem-; serof the firm of Hollinger & Co. j Miss Martha Swinton. court lady, j ns noted not only for her beauty. ; it she was loved for her beautiful: s.ce, and was conquered one t the : . st accomplished women of the court. ; ":e was the second daughter of the :-"iT, Harry Swinton. of the swmtons i f Scotland, her mother being a Ha-; i nn of the priesthood tannl:e. Miss .Nancy Sumner (Mrs. E'lisV).: wt lady, was an accomplished and i 3nly beauty. Her father. William i Saner, was one of the wealthy lami aers of his time, and wa the son ; f Ciptain Sumner. Mis, Sumner was, Tiber pet at the eourt. She wa !f English. Tahitian and of i j Hawaiian gentry, and was one ;nies- Victoria's clo-est friends. i tlie Hawaiian Islands. sidercd complete Tressiiyn Heckle; ineut in church liomau Catholic. ihe first effort to rai-e money to pur chase seats for the Roman Catholic Cathedral. She was a staunch friend of the royal family up to the time of her death and she was deeply devoted to Queen Emma and Princess Bernice Mrs a favorite at Court. polished manner charn Poor was always Her quaint and duke f Mr. d tiie iter i ; French, a wealthy merchant, and a 11a iwaiian princess. I One of the most novel entertain- PRINCESS BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP. (The late Mrs. Hi hi mciLs HIGH CHIEFESS KILIWEHI, (The late Mrs. Hoapili Kaauvvai.) MISS EMMA METCALF, (Mrs. Nakuina, formerly Mxs. F. V. K. Beekley'.) MISS MARIE K. BECKLEY, (The late Mrs. Kahea.) THE " ROSE OF THE PACIFIC." MISS MARY ANN PITTMAN, (The late Mrs. Ailau.) !Prin The f'hiefess Ki! -Tted .laugh' wf hi was the wile , ,-f Hoapili Ka'auwai, j 1 er of Prince Keali a- . 'ui and PiiiicesH Kekanonohi. Kili TJii and Kekanonohi accompanied ! t-Wa Dowauer Emma to England when ; Hawaiian iim-en visited Queen Vic- j Kili w. hi was received at court 7 Victoria. She was a close compan- tM 'V' MISS NANCY SUMNER. (Afterwards IMrs. Ellis.) MISS MARY ANN TRESSILYN, such as jog wrapped in banana and ti piant leaves and stuffed with hot rocks, suspended on kanila sticks, cooking as they were being carried to the King's table. At this luau each and every clan was represented, and their rank shown by the feather leis, capes and tapa pa-us. Never since has there been such a display of rare royal feathers and sweet-scented pa ns which were worn over dresses. This was the occasion when many ladies were asked to come forward and take their proper places, their foreign husbands being omitted from the invi tations. The popular High Chief Kala- kaua (afterwards King) being the King's chamberlain at the time, and lie explained matters very satisfactorily to the husbands. ; The ladies marched in double file, fol lowing the chiefs of their various clans. The line of march was from Helumoa, the present Seaside Hotel grounds, to the Liliuokalani home farther along the beach, where a large tent had been raised. Under this tables were laid and spread with maile and anapuhi leaves. There were no dishes or food upon the tables. As each chief and his or her clan and retinue passed under the lanai, each person placed her dish or calabash, in proper order on the tables. The tables were set in a few minutes, an interesting process to the duke, who sat with his Majesty, Kamehameha V. The King, duke ami suite and chiefs took their allotted places ami watched with interest the seating of the chiefs and the members of their clans, not a break being noticed. Three pretty girls were selected to wait upon the duke, these being Sally Tripp, Mary Ann Bush and Evelyn Townsend. At a short distance from the seats of the King and duke, Makua, the famous hula dancer of that day, danced alone before the distinguished guest and his Majesty, to the accompaniment of a chant by two men with their native drums. Amongst the part Hawaiians in this assemblage were the pretty little Brick woods, one, Miss Kalahikiola Brick wood, being the ward of the King, who became the wife of Lieutenant, after wards Rear-Admiral, Houston, United States Navy, a son being Lieut.-Com.. Victor Houston, U. S. N., now in charge of the lighthouse service in the Ha waiian Islands. Other part Hawaiian women present, were the Poors, Wilsons, Bushes, Sumners, Lewis, Tripp, Buckle, Afong, Beekley, Davison, Adams, Davis, Cummins, Brown, Swinton, Parker, Tole man, Weed, Previerre, Rogers, Jones, Janet, Brick wood and many others who minoled with the pure Hawaiian chiefs. A certain prominent New York busi ness man is known as a high roller. "A chandelier fell in the night at his house,"' explained one of his friends, "and in the morning at breakfast ho said to his wife, with a laugh: 'What did you think, my love, when you heard the chandelier fall in the dead silence of the night?' 'I thought, darling,' h's wife answered, 'that you had been detained on -business again, and was getting upstairs as ijuietly as you could.' "Truth. Mrs. W. M. Co of the I'acifU bv IV. MISS MARY ANN PITTMAN, i Tie lat. M I- i Mar 'a of Queen En U handsome Jane Swinton friend of 'is the elder rn a great ,Js noted for Vitiating and was rv fair I'h a, an' woman. Mrs. p.rown) another th-- Princess Victoria, -f the Swinton .-isters. favorite of royalty and -.er wit, being a most br',11 ant conversation- i 1W I'auahi Bishop and was -hem in return. When the Puke of E -o Honolulu in H. M. S. were some of the !adn- ,-r:terta-n the prince an :,-.;sTe,! the King, fmico ich d b ,r th the n. "It was Satan." said a motlitr in one of her children, "who put it into vour-'bead to pull Elsie's hair." "Per haps it was," replied the hopeful, "but kicking her shins was my own idea." The Housekeeper. y the staat r v Traii'l tunc .ohameha V. honor- r.mma. Pauahi !b;, 'retinues i ' r; : i -z food " Fishing?" inquire,! a tnan. as he massed. "Yes, " answered the boy. 'Nice doer vou've irot. What's his name?" "Fish," replied the boy. "Fish?" That's a queer name for a dog. What do you call him that for." " 'Cause he won't bite." Truth. usd to ': tchcHi a 'r i-rod-.i.-in. tthat wa- :5'7 Of Ceo ste book a--v 4m c. ' ?' Wk firai TUHV 45evi.it, pi, ofSfnij la The Permanent Best Sellers Chicago Inter Ocean. the C M--C .1 taat t to and The Prize Fight's New Phase Current Literature. J r before attaching to a rize-fight, and gives to a discussion of lie relative "merits" of the two men oiti'-thilig beside a sporting interest W i- h w. sb m- I- f.m SEND ONE AWAY. :e,.tj One of the most beautiful of the an i ..t i nnal attractions in Honolulu is the " , j floral xarade on Fel'ruary 22. This ! 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