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AUSTIN'S HAWAIIAN WEEKLY.
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Prom hill to hill he harried me)
He stalked me day rind night;
He neither knew nor hated me;
Nor his nor mine the fight.
lie killed the mon who stood by mc,
1'or such they made his law.
Then foot by loot I fought to him,
Who neither knew nor saw.
I trained my rifle on his heart;
lie leaped up in the air,
My screaming ball tore thro' his breast,
And lay embedded there.
It lay embedded there, and yet
Hissed home o'er hill and sea
Straight to the aching heart of her
Who ne'er did wrong to me.
Arthur Stringer in Ainslee's Mag.wine.
The latest Kobe Herald says the result of the
test of wireless telegraphy held in Avva pro
vince is kept secret by the ajthorities. They
are preparing to hold another test between
Funabashi, Chiba Ken and Tsukijima, Tokio.
The official gauge records nearly fifteen
inches of humid precipitation in Manoa valley
" There is nothing like the Orpheum for a
dinner chaser," said a bon vivant last evening
as he sauntered outward through the vesti
bule of the theatre to the strains of the Star
Spangled Banner, wafted into the outdoor
air by the orchestra. "A terrapin lunch will
have no after horrors if two or three hours
are subsequently devoted to the society of
Hogan's Minstrels," continued he. The
Orpheum is a cure for gastronomical troubles
as well as a source of amusement.
By the courtesy ot Mr. Alatau T. Atkinson,
Special Agent in Chief of the Hawaiian cen
sus, we are handed a pamphlet setting forth
a description of the great work of the twelfth
Federal census wtitten by Director William
R. Merriam. It is concise yet comprehensive
and throws some new light on the methods
employed in " toting up" the number of
Uncle Sam'-s people.
Residents of the fashionable part of Young
street were disturbed last Thursday evening
by a patty of young roisterers who took pos
session of a iiiaison de joie in that quarter to
'vex with mirth the drowsy ear of night."
The arrival of the patrol wagon broke up the
wine party and a scathing lectuie on temper,
ance, delivered by Judge Wilcox yesterday
morning, furnished the climax.
Attention is called to the change of adver
tisement of H. E. Hendnck, who, undaunted
by the cremation movement, offers a new line
of monumental pieces for burying grounds.
Since the last issue of the Weekly there
have b:en three notable deaths in the city.
James Campbell, John Winter and Henry
Roberts crossed the divide. They were men
who filled their places most worthily in their
A charge of negligence has been laid against
Ewa plantation in the matter of a Japanese
laborer who was fatally injured by a locomo
tive. It seems that the victim through his
incautiousness tried to cross a track before a
moving train and was knocked down and run
over, receiving injuries on his hand and foot.
He was sent in a passenger car to the Queen's
hospital without a physician's attendance and
lost so much blood on the car that he could
not survive the necessary amputation at the
The wireless telegraphy plant is expected
next week. The installation of this system
will be hailed with delight by the merchants.
The rapid growth of the sugar industry de
mands a communicative medium of greater
expedition than the postal service can give.
Some of the residents of School street are
interested in a bit of animal life in which a
mongoose figures as nursing a litter of
kittens. The mother cat was killed by
a dog and the kits would have starved had
not the mongoose rendered them her mater
The Custom House and Post Office forces
are to be increased and brought up to the
efficiency required of them. This is good
news to the many patrons of these offices
who have suffered somewhat from the incon
veniences which a lack of help occasions.
Honolulu takes pride in the administration of
these two important bureaus, which have had
no end of troubles, to combat from plague
causes, from reduction of the labor staff and
from Washington interferences. There are
rumors of a general sweep-out of present
employes to make room for friends of political
workers in the States, but it is hoped these
rumors are unfounded.
Many a man gains a reputation for popu
larity by keeping his troubles to himself.
Delaware's pretty girls say the annual
failure of the peach drop is a libel bn them.
The horseless carriage is a tjiing
That we'eatvuse or notUy choice.
oui pcupic wno ucugiu.io sing
Would much prefer a.' Horseless voice.
Couldn't lose her: He (describing his
journeyings) " Then, leaving Gibraltar, I
made my way to Australia, and from there I
went to the diamond mines in South Africa,
where I made my fortune. Then do you
follow me, Miss Crynkle ?" She (with a
vivid blush)" To the world's end, Mr.
Rocksworthy." Chicago Tribune.
It takes' a mighty big army and a huge
fleet and a lot of killing to keep the Philip
pine war " over." AT. Y. World.
Tutor " You know, of cours-, that in
Christian countries such as ours a man is
only allowed one wife. Now, what is that
state of things called ?" Pupil I know.
Monotony I" Punch.
A condition, not a theory : Politicus "The
question is, what shall we do with our new
possessions ?" Younghub " I'll tell you
what I do with mine; 1 walk the floor nights
with it." ColliersWeekly.
T. B. Clapham, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.
Office, King Street Stables.; Telephone 1083. Calls,
day or night, promptly answered; specialities, obstetrics
QNE Five-Horse power Baxter Up
v right Boiler and Engine. Second
Austin Publishing Co.
Corner Hotel and Nuuanu Streets.
FINE WINES and LIQUORS
On Draught and in Bottles.
Enlarged and Remodled with New Talent from the
A REFINED .VAUDEVILLE BILL.
PRObrtAMME CHANGED WEEKLY.
CONSTANT CHANGE' OF ARTISTS.
Admission r25 and 50 Cents.
F. Hustace J.F.Morgan W. H.Hoogs
Hustace & Co..
Pr 71 T WHOLESALE
L-Uxilv AND RETAIL.
Heavy Draying a Specialty.
Queen Street, Honolulu, H. I.