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Easter Sunday tomorrow.
Several country teachers are in
town enjoying Easter vacation.
Don't forget to attend the meeting
of the Maui Racing Association at
the Court House tonight.
Mr. Helmiek, former foreman of
'the Nnws, is slowly improving, but
'is still confined to his room. ;
., Johnny Kerr is seen quite often on
the street behind his fast pacer.
Gue ;s he is shaping him up for the
Superintendent Filler of the Kahu
lui R. R. Co. and wife have come to
Wailuku to stop for awhile as guests
at Shradcr's New Hotel.
A new job printer has developed
spontaneously in the Nkv office, and
arrears of job work a "e being rapidly
turned out. Send along your order.-'.
, Mes-trs. -Kinder and Beach will
locate in Wailuku for some' months
as plumbers and pipe-fit tern. This
will prove quite a convenience toi
We notice a number of life insur-j
lance men aroima town, out as t ncyi
ave not 'seen'' the Nkws, we shall
make no mention of the fact of their,'
presence in our midst. .
Mrs. H. P. Baldwin will leave for;
"the coast shortly to place her two.
children, Sain and Lottie, in school.
She will probably remain till July'
and return with her son Frank and'
his bride. I
W. G. Scott,, the head luna of the:
Spreckclsvillc? Plantation, has lml toi
resign his position on account of the,
.-serious injuries which his eyes suf
fered, while fighting cane fires at
Spreckclville recently. i
( MEETING NOTICE. A meeting
of the Maui Racing Association will
,be held at Wailuku Court House on
Saturday. April 1-ilh, at 7 :'50 o'clock,
P. M. All members are urgently re
quested to attend.
Gkouoe Hons, '
Secretary Maui Racing Association.!
,; NOTICE. The stea.u?r Centrn-I
nial will tf.ke passdmjers from Kii
hului to the Coast at reasonable
rates. She will sail about the 17th.
For further particulars, apply to,
The KAiin.ri ll.uUfo.-ui Office,
KAiiur.ui, Maui, H, I.
t Dan Quill called at the ICEWS of
fice the other day and reported a se
rious case of "plague"' at Kahului.
i , . aifnig pationtry, Jtj.ll . ;t.iq. repor-
itorial pencil won sharpened, he grave-!
assured (.he repifhn' that he h'm:
self w,as the jin for tun ate , yictim, who
had been "plagued." His remains
can be found back of Hoffman &
Vetlo'sen's stable by enquiring friends, i
, J. R. Higbyi who had the road con
tract at Keanae1, has about finished
his contract; He hats made, about
six miles of eight foot road, for foot
and horseback travel. The work
drine commences at Keanae and ex
tends three miles toward Nahi'.;u,
and also commencing at Nahiki ex
tends three miles toward Keaiiae,
leaving some three miles between
the two places unbuilt.
Moses Wuiwaiole, son of Attorney
Waiwaiole of Wailuku, has be
come an entered apprentice in the
mechanical depa,rtmont of the Haiti
,Npvs.,a'n,d by. h adaptibjlity for the
,work. promises to becoi'.i' an hoiv r
to. the craft. t is the policy of the
New.-; to man its office entirely with
,jV)Uiig Hawaiian, and the eperi
ment so fur has proved quite suc
cessful. Superintendent Taylor is making
very satisfactory progress in laying,
pipe for the Wuili'ftij waterworks.:
.Pipe has been laid uing Market,
iNkiiii and High streets .anil almost:
'..from town t,o ,the resort oir , Tin
Superintcndei't of Pi'blic ,,To.rkMi at;
Honolulu woke up long ci'oiy.h this
week to send over a tardy but most
welcome remittance on Thursday,
and the work will now lie rapidly
i pushed to completion. y
Chief Engineer Petersen of the
Kaunakakai Plantation, Molokai,
is visiting Maui th's, week. He re
ports that the. water lvvng pumped
for the plantation is becoming more
brackish all the time One lar.
pump which was , furnishing water
for about one thousand acres of tine,
jyoung, growing cane some three
Fcet high, last week pumped, nearly
pure sea water, and the pihnp was
shut down, leaving the cane without
water. Smaller pumps are to be
tried at frequent intervals, each
; throwing a small stream into one
jinain aqueduct from which it will
be handled by a larger pump.
Judge Kaluu, Judge Kaleikau and
Attorney George Hons, attended
Court at Lahaina fin Tuesday, Wed
nesday and Thursday.
J. J. Combs, the . energetic, and
irrepressible Wailuku merchant
came over to Lahaina on Tuesday
of this week and established a branch
store with headquarters in tin; rear
of John Rieadson's law office.
Several Kona -(Hawaii.) boys came
back to school .last ..week, having
been kept away since Christmas va
cation by the plague quarantine.
Sevcralothers on Hawaii will , not
return till next term, on account of
being behind with this term's work.
On April ."), two wood turning,
power lathes were received by the
Lahainaluna School. These are ex
cellent machines,- simply and thor
oughly built, and well adapted to
school work. They will be run bV
water power. Special attention is
now being given to various kinds of
manual work at the Lahainaluna
A test cits? was brought by a Jap
anese against the Olowalu plantation.
to cancel his contract on the ground
that its terms had been' violated by.
the plantation, by withholding his pay;
for two weeks after, the end of the;
month. An appeal was taken by the;
plantation from this decision., to the'
Circuit Court, and the. appeal will be
heard at Lahaina this afternoon.
Sheriff Paid win returned toWai-.
luku from Lahaina on. Wednesday
night, .leaving everything quiet here.
The Kaanapali Japanese have re
turned to work,, but the Lahaina
contingent are still out. They have
formulated sixteen different com
plaints, and it is a poor day when
they do not -formulate another., . Most
of these are both ridiculous aiyl un
tenable. The Lahuina Plantation!
semis to be willing. to meet the Jap
anese half wav in all rea.sonble lom-1
plaints, but of course cannot concede
to the many j absurd claims of the
Japs. A few days since, the Laha,
hiA Japanese ordered the represen
tative of the Honolulu Japanese Con
sul to leave their camp. The Laha
ina Japanese are still on a strike
and the Pioneer mill is idle.
V i ,
Vessels in Poi't
Ship Emily F. Whitney, Pendleton.
Manila, April 2. "
Sell. Mokibana, Joseph Koolaui
Strm Centennial "Eagles from S. F.
Sch. Lady. Martin, from Koolau.
Vessels AeelVed- Kahulau
A or. 7 S. S. Centennial, Eagles.
10 clays from S. F. with general
M'dse and passengers.
Apr. 8 S. S, Claudine, McDonald
Apr. 10 Sch. . Ladv, Martin from
Koolau with Rice,
Api', 0 Sell. Norman, Weisbarth
from Hanil and Nahiku. ,
Apr. 13 S. S. Mokolii, ; from
Apr. 7 S. S. Claudine, McDonald
for Hana. ;
A piv KShip "Antiope , Murray
for S. F. with :3i;0 bags sugar.
Apr. 13 Sch Norman, Weisbartlh
for Hana with sundries.
Apr. 1M S. S. Mokolii, fnr
Honolulu Post OSHce Time Tablet
April.," Hongkong-.la r.r San Fr
'' ;1(' Nippon Mai u, San Francisco
" 11 Australiu, San Francisco
" 11 Miowera, Cokinies
" 14 Wars'iiiKK), Victoria, B. C.
'' I t China, S.ra Francisco
" 17 Rio de Janeiro, Yokohama
" 24 Doric, San Francir.crt ,
" 2t Moana, San Franci.-eo
" Alameda, Cohn ies
" t'7 Coj-.tic, Yokohui.ua , . .'
!ay 2 Nippon Maru Sn Faanc 'fsco
; , . rep , ,
April 7 HijngkongA aru. Yokohann
" 10 Niji;toi ii , u. San Fraiicico
i; 11 Miowera, Victoria, B. C.
"; 11 Warriino, Colonies
" 14 China. Yokohama
" 17 Au.itralia, San Frani'l.n. .
' 17 Jiiode Janeiro S'.'.n Frai'x iseo
' 24 Doric, Yokohama
" 25 Moana. Colonies . ,
" 27 Alameda, Sa-i Francises
" .27 Coptic, San Francisco 4
May 2 Nippon Maru, YokohaYi'ia
LATEST TEllEGRAPMIC NEWS
British Convoy Cr.ptured. Seven
Crone off to St. Helena.
The Queen in B&bl::
Loxpo. April 2.The War Of
fice has received the following "dis
patch from Lord Roberts dated
Bloemfontein, April 1st:
"I received news late yesterday even
ing from Colonel Broadwood, who
was at Tint tanchu. thirty-eight miles
east of here. that Information had
reached him that tile enemy. was ap
proaching in two forces from the
north and the east. He stated that
if the report proved true he would
retire toward the water works.
seventeen miles nearer Bloeinfontem
where we have had a detachment- of
mounted infantry for the protection
of the works.
''Broildwood was told in reply that
the Ninth Division wth Martyr's
mounted infantry will march at day-i
light to-day to support him, and the t;
if he considers it necessary he should.
retire from the waterworks Ho
i . :. i
moved there during the night and!
bivouacked. At dawn Jo-day he ,was
shelled by the enemy, y. ho attacked'
on, three sides. He immediately dis
patched two horse r.rtillery batteries!
and his baggage toward Bloemfontein
covering some of them with his clival-
"Some two miles from the water
works the road crosses a deep nullah
or spruit, in which during the-night a
force of Boers had concealed them
selves. So well were they hidden,'
that our leading scouts passed over''
the dl ift without discovering them,
and it was not until the - wagons and
guns were entering the drift that the
Boers showed themselves and opened
fire. Many c-f.thc; dijh-ers of the ar
tillery horses were immediately shot
down at short range anc. several off
the gur.s Were captured. The re
mainder galloped awav, covered by
Roberta' Horse, which suffered hea
Meatiwhila Lieutenant Chestermas-
ter of Itiniingtpn's Scouts found a,pas-
sage across the spruit unoccupied Dy
the enemy, by .winch the remuhider
of Broadwood's force crossed.
They reformed witbfteadirie.aji. not
withstanding all that had pre iouslyf
occured. v . , ; .. . v ,,. !
''Broadwood's, rppo.rtj ..whh has
just reached ne, vt vhrt Jt, c;nt.n.in';:
no details, staled that lit. had hist
seven guns and all his baggage.. He
estimates all his casualties at about
:150, including 200 missing.
London April 4. (5:40 A. M.
No neW.s has yet been received of the
cxpe'ed battle petWeen General
French, and the Boers, There is now
bu.t a remote prospect of the recap
ture ot the guns, ijiis however, is
regarded as quite trif'ing compared
with the political effect of the dis
aster. As the Uloeivtentem corres
pondent of the Tillies remarks, Com
mandartt Olivier'S Strategy in reoccu
pying Ladybrand and Thnba Nchu
was bold and even brilliant. Most
of hi.s force is composed of Free
Staters and the advantage gained by
them will have a most disturbing
effect on the mind of the Free Stat
population. i; ?
The impossibility of 'efTo'it.iug com
plete. protection for the nHnren't to
all fiirmers in thc.south and ffiutj'
cast sections of tlje Free State is re
cognised at Bloemfontein. Men who
surrendered under the proclamation
of Lord Roberts are now being puni-
ished for the reliance they placed in
the ability of the British to protect
theul. As the correspondent further
rcirtai'Vs, '"this, is a hard fate and'
every possible effiirt will b'e niade to
help them, but censideration for the
sufferings of repeiUant belligeri-nts
at the hands of )Ar fellow country -ni;jn
cannot beytfered to prejudice
the military pli.ns of Lord Robert.."
I'he Daily, telcgrajui, .which tali es
a more lnununct view, nays: It is just
as important toprotvit those l'ur';;h
crs who. hay't; t ra ted in our power
aVid sui i ei'.dcrvd all means of defend
ing themselves as it is to win victories
against those who are still in firms.
TheDaily Chronicle whoso Cape Town
correspondent joyfully predicted that
the war would be over in three
months, says: Inoder to re estvblish
our position in the Free .Stat'.' we
eed a brilliant success won on the
scene of our latest reverse.
It is announced from Springfo.itein
that the censorship has again cur
tailed the dispatches. Therefore im
portant developments must be im
There is little revs from other
points. MafcHhg was still besieged
on March i!(Hh. and t!i''1'e are rumors
that General Bailer is preparing to
LoypoN, April 4. The correspond
ent of the Times at Lnurenxo 3'ar
qucs, telegraphing Tuesday, says:
It U reported here that all the Baud
mines closed lown. British workmen
and their .countrymen in other parts
ofjtjie republic are. being . expelled
wholesale from the Transvad. Oil
the other hand, the Boers are s-.o
demoralized that it is impossible to
induce many now on furlough to re
turn to the front:
llr.Ri.lX, April :'. The srr'ous con
dition of affairs ,iy the German Cam
croons continue to engage attention
Jiere, It is said that the rev.iit al
, re sidy , extends , aloit ty I'litire
Jfjjglis,of the Mungo river. Eyry
where the villages are des'erted and
.the jjlanteys find it impossible to
Dr.bT.iX, April 3. The Kohusehe
ih'Pg a. semi-oflicial organ, jnib
lishcfi alar'.ning reports regarding the
war preparations which Russia is
making on land and sea. The Zei
tung announce:? that the Czar will go
to Moscow to-morrow, to be pres'ent
at a military council. .
A 11 dispatches,, relating to the ,i:o
bilizatipn of troops ai-e cart-fully cen
sored before they are given to the
press. Officers who have applied
for leave of absence have been noti
fied that all such leaves will be denied
for the present.
The statements that Russia
is, , in
1 riguing agiijiuH the Bagdad Rai.'road
are branded in Goverment Oire'es as
a British invention.
EkKUX, Api'il 2. Reports by iiiail
and v'ire are arriving from the Cum
croons. Western Africa, which tf.'v;
cribe. conditions there as precarious.
IJislJectiiinP pi'evail.S amony nearly all
the fy-ihes. . The main cause is said to
Jhe-tho haughty and brutal treatment
whuh the blacks reeMvo. The Gor
man Colonial Department has called
meetings of all interested ,h. the
Camerooms with a view of avoiding a
futher spread of disaffection , and of
obtaining sufficient hi
'lp for tin' plan
C''..:'K Towx, April 1. Army orders
were issued to-day declaring the
abolition of the title '"Free Slate
Rail-way" and superseding this by
the title ' International Military Riill
Driiux, April i.-A M. I:i spite
of tln rain tha Was, .fulling and the
huge puddles pf . water raider foot,
the arrival of Queen Victoria in the
royal. yacht Victoria, and Albert,, of
Iyr.&ntown, was t he .-, oi:',i'iie.n for
much enthusiasm, a'tliengh J'x
not take an organised form, owing tc
the fact that her majesty came sever
al hours ahead of schedule tiniei It
had been officially announced that tin
Queen would reach Kingstown at
3:80. P. M. Tuesday, instead of 2 P.
My. but at the latter hour the Victo
ria and lAlbei'uloomcd up through the
haze aiid rity aw), was .greeted with
tne thumlei-. cf tv.,eng".ne, gqiirt fron
of nhe Bri'ilih . hanr.eh
Cai-e Towx,; April 8. Tleneral
Cronje. Colonel Schiel and 101!) Boer
prisoners sailed for St. Helena to
night. Twii small parties of Boern escaped
fji'om the Green Point tract. One
arty was traced;to a railway train,
which was stojiped and searched near
Cape Towir. rilii' .Joqrs. jumped
through one of the wini ow.-i of the
train and got away.
. , ArsTiN (Tex.). April s 2. A dis
patch from Oa-Xi'.ca, Mex.,.8ays: An
other prehistoric city covering sev
eral hundred acres has been discov
ered near the Indian village of Teo
caltiche, in that state. Th ruins
are almost completely covered with
earth, but the excavation so far
made shows that the discovery is of
great archaeological importance. The
ruins are on two hills, one is c ille l
by the present Indians Cerro Delo
antigos. the hills of the ancients;
he other El Cerro Encantado, the
cm halted bill, and around them Hows
a rivuk t called El Teovrj the treas
ure. The Hill of , the Ancients, is a
natural formation, the Fin-hante-1
Hi!! 's artificial.
Shot tit Prince cl Wiilos.
Br.T'ssi:i,(4.A pVil 4. As tl.e train
was leaving th.e NoVthern station .for
the southern railroad station an in
dividual tired a revoler at the Prince
of Wides. but missed, H'fj Royal
Highness. The attempt i"""111- the
life of the Prince of AVales occured at
":l!.)p. ui. The would -be .assassin
jumped upon the footboard of the
Prince's, salmi ear as the train was
starting and fired into the cur. aim
ing at the Prie.ce of Walt s. The
man was immediately urn sted.
Dewiy Will Run.
Washinoto, Apr. 4. The ,As
sociatsMl Pres has confirmed the
World's .statement that Dewey is-a
candidate for the Presidl'ncy, ,
Washinoton. , Apr: 4. It i. not
known what ticket .Dewey wants. m
run on. He is i:o;r.inal Republicaii,
and his wife is an uetive Democrat,;
as becomes the sister of John R.;i
Me Lean, of Ohio, She is ambitious
to rule the White House, and pro
bably imagines the Admiral as a can
didate of patriotic Americans without
respect of party.
6ALAVATI0N ABfJlY NEWS.
Major Vi'ood. in eoniina".d of ;ihe
Hawaiian Salvation Arri.". will visit
Maui next week, and- w ill conduct a
series of special meetings as follows:;
H:im!'.!i)o',:o, t,;i'-.lr.v merle, Aoril 1: ;
l':iu'.v.'l;... I'.',-,: ii,silitv I'.i'.'ht, " 1H:
Snrt'ciiclHvilh', -T:un'Sil:ry iil.c'.ii, " :1:
Wtt'lif.KV!. :l:'ri:iny l'.it-'V.i. " si:
Wji.ilulpj. ; n1 tl'.Hli'.y ni'Mt, " vl:
Wuillikll. 'i vl.iy Ui'-'ttt, " C;
J. H. lAV'eKttV, CAlTAn. J
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
At a meeting of tin f harelilders
of, the "Hui A'ma o Hueio, Maui.'"
held at Huelo. Maui, on Thursday,
the 8th dry of March, lDOO,' the fol
lowing officers were elected to serve
in accordance with the Constitution
ard By-Laws of sajd Hui:
Hon. A. N. KKvoiivAt President
Hox. II. P. Baldwin, Vice-President
Fi Ci Ai.i.kx. Esq., ' Secretary
W, J, Lowiuk. E.-q.. Treasurer
II. N. L.Vxnt'oiiK, E!q. ... .Auditor
V I.-.,. i ... i
The; above officers : rliituto the
Board ot Directors; , r ,
Fi C; Ai.'i.fA. See
Spreckeis'. lllc, Malii. Mdrch ! V'M.'O.
' LOST DRAFTS',
Di;;,tf!s No. 47 for iCiOO.O,), No. -18
for i 100.00. and No. 40 for 1.')0.00.
dated February Mthi drawn by
the Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar
Comp.vny on Alexander and Bald
win, Honolulu,, and payable to Tang
You. hav,e. bern lost. .Payment has
been sto.ped. and all persons are
warned against negotiating same.
H.aw,)i1iax Commercial "J
. Axn Sn.iAK .Company.
TSic Merciful Mori
Renrd;ih ths Llie
o. Ilia Beast. ...
Tie Vr.ders:;med begs leave to in
fpn.i bis .friend,-! and U"' inibl'.c that
hesi;n,tlii business of horse dentistry,
rasping f;r.Jsluping.,,,l:)rre,.s,! teeth
which ha ii Uct (tine abik j i''ai simp' i
I have ju?t received a flue l Juss o;
instrmhenls from the Eaj-'t for Ihis
work and guarantee satisfaction in
all work i Horsemen understand and
practice this treatment. I do busi
ness on the "no cure, no pay ' prin
ciple, Will examine free of charge
and leave owner to examine and see
If the work is needed.
lt A noted horseman says: ''The
f;r.jit thing I do with a colt whose
sj.i ,'d I wish to develop is to have a
veterinary dentist examine his teeth,
for if hi." U'otb r.r' not all right Ik
will., no ioh.e ii) and take a good.
'long hold of the bit." This if
equally true of saddle, driving and
work horses, and mules.
The only difference between mj
work and that of a vetcrinrry dentist
is that where he charges $5 1 o"l
charge J2.5i'. wjlh a slight rediu-tioi.
for a number of aiuunds,
, ... . C. B. MIuES.
ailn'.u, March 24. I:'o0.
Fbr-tV,c tl A g 1 1 HE WS
NdipE - "I
NOTICE. The Undersigned has
purchased the Lahaina Restaurant
owned formerly by Vv. A. Yeats, ar.d
is conducting the same. No respon
sibility will In1 assumed by under
signed for any dibts contracted tyy
said restaurant prioi to Mar. 3, 11100.
Matt. McCaxx Pa h hietoh.
American oc Scotch Whiskey.
Beer, Al2Ar Vine
2 Ice Cold Brinks.
Lahaina, Maui H. t.
JL A. WABSWORTH
And th-nliT.: lu
TertliHaly at Wailuku.
Sprci Tclsville and
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Letters of Credit Issued
avwlable' in all the princi a
chi'-H of the work!.
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to the business entrusted to u
by our friends of the othc
islands, cither as deposits, co
lections, insurance or request
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