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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY DEC. 30, 1919
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Romantic Career of
the Cleopatra's Barge
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(Continued from last week) ..
The Perfldity of Llhollho
One of these trips deserves special
mention. On one occasion King Liho
liho, either from a drunken whim, or
to carry out a crafty design, sailed for
Kwa in an open sailboat, and then
when he once got to sea compelled his
attendants to continue the voyage to
Waimea, Kauai. Arriving there the
next day, ho threw himself, entirely
helpless, into the power of King
Kauniualii. That noble chief tan In
stead of taking any advantage of Liho
liho's defenseless condition, gave him
a hospitable reception and sent his
own brig to Honolulu to make known
the king's safety and to carry his com
mands. In two days the five wives of
Liholiho arrived on .board the Cleo
patria's Darge. The two kings then
spent several weeks In a tour of the
island of Kauai, and Kaumualil spared
no pains or expense to give his royal
guest the best kind of a time that he
could deviBe, which in this case was
mainly plenty of drink.
And what return did Liholiho make
for this generous hospitality?
On their return to Waimea the king
Invited Kuamualil to spend a few
hours aboard his flag-ship, the Haaheo
O Hawaii, and while the unsuspicious
prince was seated in the cabin, orders
were secretly given to make sail, and
he was torn from his kingdom, to re
main henceforth a virtual prisoner of
state in Honolulu
Drink Wrecks the Vessel
Under the best of circumstances
these old Hawaian chiefs were sur
rounded by a scurvy lot of beach
combers and reprobates. Naturally a
weak and dissolute prince like Liho
liho gathered this kind about him al
most exclusively, and, it is a matter
of no great surprise that the "Pride of
Hawaii" was manned by a drunken,
dissipated, irresponsible crew from the
captain down to cabin boy. Nor is it
a matter of any surprise that she
should come to an untimely end.
Dramatic Attempt at Salvage
(This happened about the end of
April. 1S24 at Hanalei, where she was '
stranded on the Monolau reef just off J
the mouth of the Waioll River.
The early missionary, Rev. Hiram
Bingham, came to Waimea on a visit
abofct this time and finding the chiefs
and many of thalr effective followers
had gone to Hanalei in response to
the call for help to save the stranded
vessel, he followed them thither, tak
ing three days for the trip.
A Home-Made Cable
On his arrlvcl he found a large con
course of people busily engaged, un
der the leadership of the chiefs, in
efforts to salvage the vessel. They
collected from the woods and margins
of the river near by, large quantities
of hau bark, from which they made
several thousand yards of strong rope.
This they stranded together into
three large twelve-fold cables. These
three cables were then attached to
the mainmast of the brig, a few feet
above the deck, and then strung out
inland in three parallel linos. The
plan was by means of these cables
to roll her bodily over the reef into
the quiet water within, where she
could be repaired, and then floated out
through tho channel.
Every available man was gathered
up and distributed on the cable and
when everything was ready, Klai-
makani, the luna nui for the occasion
passed up and down the lines enjoinftig
silence nu-ke-hamau i kuleo. Then
the official chantey man took up the
chantey song and everyone stood
tense and ready for action till the
chorus "huke!" heave away, canio and
the three great lines of surging power
strained the great cables so that the
juice fairly ran out of them. The
brig felt their power rolled up slowly
towards the shore until her side
struck the solid wall of the reef; then
she stopped, but the lines of men
went on something had to give. The
, mainmast broke short off and fell over
into the quiet water within the reef.
These well-considered plans to save
the vessel being fruitless and she be
ing now in worse condition than be
fore, they became discouraged and
gave up the attempt, leaving her there.
And there she remained until gradual
ly the pounding surge of the Trade
wind seas broke her up.
Mr. A. S. Wilcox, whom I interview
ed a few years ago, relative to wreck
age from the Cleopatra's Barge gave
his recollections substantially as fol
We Wish You A
Happy New Year
When I was ft boy, somewhere along
in the 50s, I remember very distinctly
the efforts of A. S. Nuuanu, a Ha
waiian of a good deal of energy and
executive, to recover materials from
the wreck of the Cleopatra.' He had
a scow anchored out in front of Waipa,
off the present Waipa bridge, and by
means of (livers he got up two iron
cannon and some wooden wreckage,
perhaps part of a capstaln.
I remember my brother Edward,
made a ruler out of a piece of the
wood. The two cannon were about
Hanalei for many years and Indeed un
til comparatively within recent times.
Sometime ago I inquired about them
and was told by Mrs. Deverill that
they had b'een carried off by an Eng
Since I have built at Hanalei, I have
wanted to get hold of them to set up
in my yard, and failing the recovery
of these, I reverted to the brass can
non, said to bo imbedded in the bottom
of the sea, where the Cleopatra was
wrecked. Native fishermen report
having seen such a cannon in a whole
in the reef. I made an arrangement
with Kaheleike to locate this cannon
with a view to raising it, but thus far,
we haven't found it. The shifting
Band no doubt conceals it most of the
I At the Theatres
Theda Bara, In the super-production,
"When a Woman Sins," a tre
mendous drama of modern Magdalen,
will be the headline attraction at the
Tip Top Theatre Wednesday night.
The story of "When a Woman
Sins" centers around Poppea, a nurse,
who, unjustly accused, feels the wild
impulses in her blood and becomes a
dancer and a notorious woman. At
her feet men fling their wealth, their
hopes and their lives, but she toys
with them, until she meets a young
divinity student. Upon his steel-fiber-ed
character her allucments are of no
avail. In despair, and weary of the
life Bhe is leading, she is about to
commit suicide when he sends her a
message of forgiveness in a bunch of
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