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DAILY HONOLULU PRESS, THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1886.
Tho Metroimtl iif r.llierla.
tOor. Now York Tlmos.1
Hut provided ouo Las no objection to
tllo tHcro within a year or so, Monrovia U
doubtless a plcasnut place unougU. Tho
few houses visible from tho sea poop out
very plcturos'piely through tho great mass
of dark foliago that clothos tho further
slopo of tho promontory behind which
lies tho town, laid out at right angles in
tho stylo of BU Petersburg-and Now York.
Tho dark green headland boldly outlined
; against tho warm dreamy blue of tho
j irujictti sny, uiu rung, uurruw niruui ui
t' bright orange traced by tho sandy beach,
I. tlia nnrltnda Tin rt 4tArttnf linlttml tt rtnl
IHU UUl4)lwgi IlliU VFi. WVUIU'4 U.UIUU (,1s IIUII
the smooth sunlit sea all around, mako up
a charming tableau, which is very effectively
completed by tho Jagged crescent of
black-pointed rocks that start up out of
tho shining waters at tho extremity of
Capo Jlesuratlo, against which tho surf
breaks jncessantly in spouts of glittering
It is trim that at best tho metropolis of
tho "black Republicans" of Libora is but
tho toy capital of n toy government, but
Its 1!),000 citizens havo evidently as good
an opinion Of it and thomsolvcs as tho
consequential frog In iEsop's fable, judging
from their condescending message to
Germany in 1870, that "tho Mbcrian government
would preserve a strict neutrality
during tho pending conflict between
Germany and Franco. "
Elephant at Work,
IW. T. Hornaday.1
In turning squaro timber a tusker puts
bis tusks under tho edge, lifts upward
and forward at an ongio of
and easily throws it over; but the
female or muckna, having no tusks, has
to kneel, placo tho baso of tho trunk, not
tho forehead, against tho sldo of tho log.
and by a downward and forward pressure
against the upper edgo of the log push It
over. Iu either caso tho work is done in
less than a rninula if thero be no special
dilllculty to overcome
In the Bungam timber depot all tbo
work of piling and arranging the logs in
regular order at equal distances apart,
with tho right sldo uppermost, was performed
by elephants under tho direction
of their mahouts. A word of command,
a silent touch of the hand or kneo was
enough, Thero was no loud bawling or
angry swearing at tho laborers, such as
would havo been absolutely nocessary had
thoy been llarbadoes or Demerara
negroes, nor was thero any Insulting back
talk or insubordination, such as tboso
abomlablo scallawags aro wont to Indulge
in. In fact, tho clophants worked llko
Intelligent human beings of tho. better
A Piece of Vandalism
"Ono of tho greatest pieces of vandalism
which Cincinnati over countenanced, " remarked
Mr. Henry 0. Urncr on 'change
recently, "was .tho destruction of tho Indian
mound on Fifth streot It stood very
nearly opposite what is now Hughes high
school,- and was covered by beautiful
forest trees. Had tho ground around been
made a park it would to-day have a national
reputation. And that is what
should havo been done. Think of that
mound going back to prehistoric times
and standing as a monument to tho people
who onco inhabited this great country,
and yet who aro now utterly forgotten!
But it was leveled to the ground almost
without a protest That was a piece of
vandalism without a parallel.
"I can remember very well that during
tho Tippccanoo campaign Gen, Harrison
was a frequent visitor at our house. Ono
Sunday afternoon my father, Gon. Harrison
and mytiolf went walking, and we
climbed to the top of tho mound. I recollect
that tho general took mo by tho
hand and pointed out tho places whero
they posted the sentries during tho Indian
A "(jllmpso of the Seine."
"Wo were stretched out on the bluff this
morning, horo on tho Cote do Grace, gazing
with quiet contentment upon Havre,
tho ocean, and the beautiful bay of St
Bauvcur, when wu made the acquaintance
of a young English artist Speaking of
our recent tour, ho remarked:
"I hate that portion of Normandy;
tho vista you havo in tho curve of
the road leading from St "VVaudrillo to
Wo looked at him in surprlso.
"The reason Is, I spent a day there
making a skotch in oil. Tho view was
lovely, and I outdid myself in catching a
greenish gllmpso of the Beine "
" Why, it can't bo seen from that point, "
"It was visible to mo. I saw it distinctly;
and I painted it Tho purchaser
couldn't rest until he saw tho exquisite
viow of tho Seine, so I agreed to run over
with him and point it out I've never
gono near tho spot since. "
"Why, what was the matter?"
Matter! Why, when wo got there my
green gllmpso of tho Selno turned out to
bet the slate-roof of a railroad shed I"
"flakes" at St. John's.
(Frank Leslie's Illustrated.! '
The cod from the inshore fisheries aro
brought in, cleaned, tongues, livers and
sounds saved, and then salted. After remaining
a certain length of tlmo in salt,
they are washed, carried to the "flake"
and spread out to dry. Tho"llako" consists
of a horizontal framework of small
poles covered with spruco boughs, and
supported by uprights, the air having free
access underneath. Here tho cod are
spread to dry in the sun, and during this
process require constant attention. In
damp and rainy weather they aro piled in
heaps, with the skin outward. When
bleached white, thoy are ready for storing.
Tho dried fish Intondcd for distant
transportation aro packed by scrow power
In drums. The shores of tho entrance to
St John's, and all along Conception bay,
aro covered by theso "Hakes, " which at a
distance remind oxio of the of
Men Who Own Horsos.
INew York Eitn.!
"There's no mistaking the owner of a
fast horso, or a road horse of any kind,
no matter whero you may meet him In
New York, " said tho proprietor of a big
livery stable up town. "Iu tho country
nearly every man of reasonable means can
afford to keep at least one horse, but in
New York it is rather an expansive lux
ury. To bo tho owner of a roadster
argues that you "io a man of -means, and
as eyery one wants to appear wealthy, 1
suppose that is the reason one hears so
much horse talk. They talk about yachts-.men
being unable to talk of anything bul
their own particular form of sport, but
that's nonsense compared to the enthusiasm
of a horseman. Yachts are out of
commission six mouths in a year, but a
horse is always ready, "
T e "Hlng" ' heory.
It Is an exploded theory that ono ring
grows upon every year. Tho agricultural
department at Washington finds
that trees of six years showed twelve
rings; of twelve, twenty-one; of flie,
eleven; and of twenty; the
trees being, respectively, locust, hickory,
crabapple and oak.
Petroleum for Whisky.
Chemically, oils are of the same materials
as alcoholic spirits, that is, they are
livarocarDons. it is now earn mat expert
incuts have been made successfully to
convert petroleum into wuisKy.
The French O ivrrnment's Wealtli.
Tho nronertv of France, stored in the
in Furls, is said to have a
value of 8O.00U,0OO francs, it consists
cuieny oi iurnuuro, glass ana cuina
OFFIOE OF THE"
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No. 29;Mercharit St;,
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traesnu? & Sons
No. 42 Queen Street.
Have now landing
Per Alamoda & John "D.'Sprookolo,
LARCH SltlFMRNTS OF
Consisting In part of
Iibls. Flour, Golden Gate.
Hbls. Flour. El Dorado. '
Sacks Wheat, Beit,
Sacks Barley, Be&ft ..,,-".
- Sack Corn, Be$t, Whole, , "
Sacks Corn, Best, Cracked,
Sacks Bran, Coarse and Fine.
Sack's Beans. White,
Sacks Beans, Red, -
Sacks Beans, Bayou,
Sacks Beans, Horse, ',.
Sacks Onions, Best Silver Skin
Sacks Potatoes, Best In Gunnies. -
Cases Nicnaci, t'
Cases Extra Soda Crackers,
Cases Medium Breadi , r
Cases Cracked Wheat, 10 lb. bags,
Cases Com Meal, white, 10 lb. bags.
Cases Oat Men!, to lb. bags,-'
Cases Corn Starch. ,
.Casks Uupec Hams, '
Casks L & A Hams
Cases R. B. Bacon.
CaSes Fairbanks Lard, 3 lb pail,
Cases Fairbanks Lard, 5 lb. pail.
Cases Fall-bank's Lard, 10 lb. pail. '
Cases Whitney's Butter, in tins
Half hbls. Hutter, Pickle Roll,
Qr. bbls. Butter, Pickle Roll. -
Half firkins Butter, Gilt Edge,
Qr. firkins Butter, Gilt. Edge,
Cases New Cheese.
Boxes and bdts. Salt Codfish, " ' ;
- " Bbls Tierces Columbia River Salmon
Casrs Fresh Eggs,
Cases Laundry Starch,
Boxes Brown laundry Soap
Pure Java Coffee, Roasted and Ground, 1 lb. tins,
Sacks Green Coffee,
Chests Japan lea, x tb. papers,
Chests Japan Tea, lb. papers
'Boxes Raisins, London Layers,
boxes Raisins, London Layers,
boxes Raisins, London Layers,
Boxes Raisins, Muscatel
Cases Wixed Pickles, .
Gases Spiceti, assorted, all sizes,
Pi)iis Mince Meat, Atmores,
Tins Mince Meat; Cuttings.
Sacks Raw Peanuts,
Sacks English Walnuts,
Sacks Soft Shell Almonds,
Sacks Texas Pecans, extra large.
Cases California Honey, 1 lb. tins,
Cases King, Morse & Cos., fresh canned
Fruits, Jellies and Vegetables.
Bales Wrapping Paper, extra quality
A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
''Seat California 'Leather.
Sole, Insole, Harness, Skitting and Uppers.
French and American Calfskins,
Sheep Skins, Goat Skins,
Hawaiian Saddle Trees.
And other goods too numerous to mention,
These goods are fresh, were bought very low, ant!
will be sold at
LOWEST MARKET RATES.
h, v' msm i
3(1-364 No. 42 Quoon Streot.
0. -BREWER .& CO.,
Oder Tor sale to arrive per
BARK AMY TURNERS
Franklin Stove Coal in Casks,
bbls. crushed Sugar,! . l ,
"' Cases Pram's Axle Grease, r '
Cases Hoe Handles,
Bbls. No. 1 Ros'm,
- H bbli. Wilmington Tar,
Hale Navy Oakum,
Cacs Ex I arJ Oil,
Clrinilstonet, Iron Safe&
Hbls. Dairy Salt,
UbW. Cement, rf anil a in. Ox Bows,
Cases Axe and Pick Handles,
Itbls. Ex Prime Pork,
Cumberland Coat In bulk,
Sisal Cordage. ,
White Wood Lumber,
Eastern White Pine Lumber,
Cases Tinned Tomatoes,
Electric & Downer's Kerosene Oil
Ketchup and Codfish Halls,
Cases Clam Chovder,
Fish Cowder and Gheikins
Cases Sausage Meat,
Cases Huckin'i Tomato Soup.
1 Cases Huckln's Mock Turtle Soup,
Cases Huckin's Ox Tail Soup,
Buckets, Lime Wash Boards,
Cases Chairs, Cotton Waste,
Cases Yellow Metal Sheathing,
Keg's Yellow M. Sheathing Naili,
tlbls. Twine, Bales Duck.
Hide Poison, Linseed I,
Cases Turpentine '
. Cases Brown Soap,
H bbls. Mineral Paint,
Book Cases, Assorted,
Extension Top Carriages,
Cases Curled Hair,
Drums of Caustic Soda.
Would call ff'"'J2'.'" to their 1Y1 Large and
.varied' Stock of
WinM'SosT. V X
Consisting of t,ie unrivalled Paris Steel
The Moline Steel Breakers, and Furrowing Plow, Molina
Steel Plows all sises Planet, Jr., Culti.
valors, Dirt Scrapers,
"'( . u '''
. . . v: v'i : . v
"John DeoroV. Gaug Plows,
Planters' Hoes of the best makes.)
DISSTONS' CELEBRATED CANE1 KNIVES
made to order, Ames' Shovels and Spades,
Garden Hoes. Canal Barrows, Ox
Bows, Yokes, Chains, Fence
Chains,?- ,- ' '
Sugar Mill Requirements.1
SUGAR BAGS, SUGAR KEGS
Sperm Oil, Cylinder. Lara
and Kerosene Oil, Perfect . '
Lubricators, Plumbago, Albany
S. and J. Files, all sizes and
kinds. Steam Packing, Flat
and Round India Rubber,
Asbestos and Soap Stone;
Flax Packing, India Rubber
I lose, to a inch. Pipe
and Couplings, Nuts and
Washers, finished, Machine
Holts, all sizes, Cold-pressed
Blacksmith's, Engineer's and
Carpenter's Hammers, Pipe v
Cutters, Winches, 8 inch to
i inch, Anvils, Vices, Tube
Scrapers, Grindstones, Iievt
American liar Iron and Toot
Steel, Buildeis' Hardware,
all kinds and styles. Hub-buck's
Paints and Oils, raw
and boiled. Small Paints in
j ' Oil, in large variety. Dry
Paints, Umber, Venetian,
- - Red, Ochres, Metallic, &c,
m . Whiting, .German Window
- I, ' . ' ' ass'td sires, Manila Rope
No. s and a Flour, No. x and 1 Rice,
Crushed Sugar, China and Japan Teas,
Oysters, Clams, Salmon, Lobsters,
Finest Table Fruits from the Factory
Pure English Spices. Condensed MitkJ
Cocoa, SPECIALTIES :-The
Kerosene Ollf Wexton'u Cen
trifiiffttl Linings, 14 Inch. Rubber
Spring tind Canvas Jirake jnst at
hand, Blake Steam Pump Valves,
Blake Boiler Feed, Juice or
Molasses, Irrigating & Vacuum Pumps
Weston's Patent Centrifugals Complete.
ALSO OK CONS1GNMECNT
California Hay, Barley, Potatoes, Barrels
Salmon, Hams, Asbestos Mixture for Boilers
and Steam Pipes, very cheap, Fence Wire
and Staples, Galvanized Roofing
Wilcox and Gibb's Automatic; Singer Manufacturing
Company, Assorted; Remington Company, Family
Wilson Machines, the best assoitment to be found I
and at Bottom Prices. ,
New Goods by every arrival from England, Hew
York and San Francisco,
1 Now Tmotton Bngluo, power.
Orders from the other Islands filled at Best Rates and
with dispatch, ' 2265
The Genuine Article,
r I I
U0UI11D ia if fir Sarnon
Salmon Bellies 1885 Catch
Just received from Portland, Oregon, by
CASTLE & COOKE.
Tnese Fish can be relied upon as First-Class
BE AVER SALOON
II. J. NOLTE, PROPRIETOR,
lie s to announce to his friends and the public in gen
era! that the above Saloon provides
from 3 a. M. till 10 p.'5
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.- '
One of RrunsnicJcStHallce'scelebrated
Billiard TaMea .
IseonineLd with the wablitimnt( where overs OI
- the cue caq partlsipate
CONTRACTOR and 11UILDKR
STJSAM PLANING MILLS
. JSsplaiiatle, llotiotiilu.
Manufacture all kinds of
- ' Window frames,
and. all kinds of wood-work finish.
Turning, 'loroll, and baud sawlnc.
All Unds of Plsnlag and Sawing, Mortising, and Ten
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ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO AND
Orders from the Islands solicited hore.
New'' Year's. Cards.
jtc, Etc., Etc.
25 Merchant Street,
HONOLULU, H. I.
$ovcig)t j 'JUitJcritscmcntB.
Oakland Poultry Yards
Manufactory of the
Pacific"; liiculiator and Brooder.
Awarded the Ooli
Medal at the State Fair,
Saentmetito, and at the
latr of 188IS over ttrong
competition, us the beat
It will hatch anv kind of
eggs better than a hen.
Send stamp for Illustrated
Circular to GEORGE H.
HsBdHsiH BAYLEY, Manufacturer, 1347
Castro St.. Oakland. Cat.
N. 1!. A large line of
Foultry Appliances, such as
Galvanized Vir Netting,
Hone Mills, Chopping Machines,
etc', for sale at the
The Pacific Coast Poulterers' Hand Book and Guide,
price 40c. Every variety of Thoroughbred Land and
Water Fowls. 173-am
IMUJ 24 Post St S. F
Send for Circular.
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Modern Languages, consUtiug of practical initruction
in French, German , and Spanish.
Qunri.i Tl.ANriiR. are? Ornamental Penmanship.
IligherMaihematics, Surveying, Navigation, Civil En.
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For full information address
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San Fxancisco, al
- HAS JUST
New Oroodls pei tflWCaioipoa,?
Iiiect jfiom IQnglaiiicl..,
Fancy Coatings, Trousersings and Serges, Tweeds,
Cassimeres and Trimmings of Every Description.
These Goods having been bought for Cash at the Factory can be sol .
at the very lowest rates.
Workmanship and Fit . Guaranteed;
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KKBBKBfffPtnvr:raifJ g; " 'T'nifffrw"11lsiM.MiiMBssssr
At the Old Stand, No. 8
IMPORTER AND DEALER IN ALL THE LATEST IMPROVED -
SrX,0'VE! JlS'iy RANG JS S f
Granite Iron Ware. Plain and Nickel'Flatt d ;'
Tin Ware, of all kinds
Chandeliers;; b '
Lamps and Lanterns ; '
Plumbing, Tin, Copper
OF AM' KINDS,
3T A variety of House Furnishing Goods too
The "Press" Publishing Company,
No. .29 Merchant
Is fully, equipped with the. lntest styles of Founders' supplies to do all '"
' work entrusted to it in- the
Highest Style of
Invitations, Menu Cards, 'HaH'Ccrcls, Letter) Note and Billheads, Shipping Receipts,
Money Receipts, Certificates of Stock, Contracts, Hills of Lading,
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Mercantile Blanks, Labels, Pamphlets, ,
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Book-Binding, Paper -Ruling and Blank-Book Work
Of all kinds faithfully attended lo, by Experienced Workmen.
The reputation enjoyed by this Office for Neat and Artistic Printing will be maintained,
and at pkices as reasonable a ' is consitknt with first-class work. Estimate
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Cheerfully Given. ' '
' far Orders by Mail attended to with as much fidelity as if delivered in person,
T. S. SOUTHWICK, Secretary.
MATTHEW'S HALL, SAN MATEO, CAL.
. A SCHOOL" FOIl BOYS.
Under Military Discipline. -
LocBt.Jintl.eWsutirulvill.geor San Mateo, on the Southern Pacthc R. R,, " f r' .nJIr"ci.1fJ
Established In 1865. Fourteen Instructors of reputation and ability. The liuHdinn are eitentive, and.
h7adbystea.nanareln.vetyway arranged for the health and ff nfort of the cadets. Irii.lty !
begins July 34, . . ., - '
For furthsr Inforuutloa and wtalogu., ust out, address mtnwKH. M. A..
bbcniscntcntfi - .
Kaalmmanu St., Honolulu
i Galvanised Iron arid Lead Pip
Sheet Lead and Copper
Iron St one Drain Pipe.
and Sheet IrbhUWqrk,
ATTENDED TO. . " ' -
numerous to mention. 48-3
or Business Cards,
T. G. THRUM, Manager.
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